Eaton Recognizes Its Top Suppliers, Four Receive Excellence Award

Date: March 9, 2010

CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently recognized premier suppliers for the fifth year as part of its supplier awards recognition program. This year the company recognized 40 of its best suppliers, from which four received top honors as the company’s Supplier Excellence Award winners.

"These suppliers are the best of the best. They consistently demonstrate their commitment to customer satisfaction, innovation, and support," said Craig Reed, senior vice president – Supply Chain Management. "We thank them for their work in 2009 and look forward to working with them in 2010. Congratulations to each of you and the many people behind the scenes who worked diligently every day to earn this recognition."

The four companies receiving Supplier Excellence Awards are Alco Manufacturing Corporation LLC, Tri-Penn Tool Company Inc., Vanamatic Company and Villares Metals S.A.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 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 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.

Kelly Jasko
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