Date: February 12, 2009

Cleveland ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today said it will host an analyst conference on Friday, February 27, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time and concluding by 1:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the company’s business prospects with securities analysts and institutional investors.

The conference will be available through a live webcast that can be accessed by clicking on the microphone icon on the right side of Eaton’s home page at the Web site. A replay will be available following the conference.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2008 sales of $15.4 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and 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 approximately 75,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.

Kelly Jasko