Date: October 17, 2007
Eaton Donates $10,000 To Assist Putnam County Flood Victims
VAN WERT, Ohio … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today it donated $10,000 to benefit the Putnam County Flood Relief Fund. The money will be used to assist victims of the recent floods in Putnam County, Ohio.
The Putnam County Flood Relief Fund has been set up to take donations for those affected by the recent floods. One hundred percent of all contributions will go directly to flood victims. The money will buy items such as refrigerators, stoves, lumber and bulk drywall.
"We are proud that Eaton is able to provide community support to aid victims that have suffered a natural disaster,” said Dana Deibel, Human Resources manager, Eaton’s Van Wert facility. “We send our sincere condolences to those affected and hope that recovery efforts are quick and successful."
Eaton’s Van Wert facility, part of the company’s Fluid Power Group, employs approximately 1,150 employees who manufacture and distribute fluid connector products.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006 sales of $12.4 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 62,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries.