PARIS … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation and OEMServices have signed an agreement to provide integrated component support and logistics services for airlines that operate Airbus passenger fleets. The agreement was signed today at the Paris Air Show.
“We regard this new relationship with OEMServices as an opportunity to expand our reach into the international aerospace component market,” said Eric Alden, vice president of customer support for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “Being a part of OEMServices’ supplier network will allow Eaton to provide enhanced level of services to our customers around the world by offering integrated support packages and access to global spare pooling.”
Eaton manufactures a broad range of components for Airbus aircraft that will be included in the OEMServices supplier network. Integrated packages offered to airlines will include components from Eaton’s hydraulic, conveyance, electrical sensing and controls, and fuel systems divisions.
“OEMServices is really pleased to welcome Eaton on board,” said Didier Granger, President of OEMServices. “Since 2005, OEMServices has become a leader in component and logistics services, combining OEM-component support packages on A380, A330, A340, A320, ATR and SSJ100 aircraft. We now have more than 15 agreements with major OEMs and Eaton’s relationship is very important to OEMServices”.
OEMServices provides its airline customers with a single point of contact for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) component support and logistics services. The company is a joint venture founded by four major OEMs offering component inventory and global services to airlines.
In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2010 sales of $13.7 billion. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, 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.