Eaton Corporation recognized by Daimler Trucks North America

Date: June 4, 2010


KALAMAZOO, Mich. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently earned two Master of Quality awards from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). Eaton was recognized for outstanding performance in 2009 for the company’s clutch and transmission operations in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

The San Luis Potosi facility manufactures and supplies Eaton’s complete lineup of medium- and heavy-duty clutches and manual and automated transmissions for all Class 6, 7 and 8 DTNA vehicles.

“Daimler Trucks North America is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost truck manufacturers,” said Tim Sinden, president of Eaton Truck Division North America. “So it is very much an honor to have them acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our transmission and clutch teams. This award also reconfirms Eaton’s position as one of the industry’s top tier-one suppliers.”

In notifying Eaton of the awards, Carsten Kirchholtes, general manager procurement for DTNA, and Paul Romanaggi, general manager quality and supplier management for DTNA, noted, “Everyone’s efforts within your company toward meeting our demanding requirements and expectations are greatly appreciated by everyone at Daimler Trucks North America, as well as by our dealers and end-customers.”

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. For more information, visit www.eaton.com .
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