July 30, 2008
Eaton’s Scott Krueger Joins National Fluid Power Association Board Of Directors
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that Scott A. Krueger, vice president/general manager, Hydraulics – America’s Region has joined the Board of Directors of the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA).
Krueger, who has been with Eaton since 1987, was named to his present position in 2004. He is responsible for Eaton’s Hydraulics manufacturing operations in the Americas, as well as sales, marketing and customer service functions. His prior Eaton experience includes positions in Eaton’s Automotive Group.
“I am honored to join the NFPA Board,” Krueger said. “I fully support the association’s mission of bringing together all of the various groups who depend on hydraulics to facilitate the free exchange of ideas in our common pursuit of a sustainable and ‘greener’ future.”
Krueger succeeds William VanArsdale, Eaton president – Hydraulics Business, on the board.
NFPA provides a forum for the fluid power industry’s channel partners—manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, customers and educators where they can work together to advance fluid power technology, strengthen the industry, and foster member’s success. Its more than 340 U.S. and multinational members work cooperatively in advancing hydraulic and pneumatic technology through the association’s many programs and initiatives.
Eaton’s Hydraulics Operation is a business segment of the Eaton Fluid Power Group. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Operation provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydro-Line®, Synflex®, Vickers®, Walterscheid™, and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit www.hydraulics.eaton.com.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2007 sales of $13 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 81,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.