Eaton to Announce First Quarter 2010 Earnings on April 20; Live Webcast Scheduled for 10 A.M.

Date: April 1, 2010

CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) will announce first quarter 2010 earnings on Tuesday, April 20, before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. The company will host a conference call at 10 a.m. Eastern time that day to discuss first quarter 2010 earnings results with securities analysts and institutional investors.

Interested listeners can access the live audio webcast by clicking on the microphone icon on the right side of Eaton’s Web page, which is The call replay and news release will also be available at the same site.

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, (216) 523-5304
William C. Hartman, investor relations, (216) 523-4501