EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Guizhou Aviation Industry Group (GAIG) Agriculture Equipment Company, Ltd. of Shihezi, Xinjiang, China, the country’s largest producer of cotton harvesting equipment, is equipping its large, self-propelled 4MZ-5 cotton harvesters with an all-hydraulic design featuring Eaton® products that have helped improve drivability and productivity.
GAIG’s next generation 4MZ-5 harvesters feature an Eaton heavy-duty hydrostatic transmission, open-circuit piston pump, valve manifolds, steering unit and motor supplied by Eaton in China.
In addition to its total hydraulic package design expertise, Eaton was awarded GAIG’s business based on its application and technical support strengths, resulting in ongoing batch supply orders since January 2011.
Eaton’s Hydraulics business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and stationary applications. Mobile and stationary markets include agriculture, alternative energy, construction, forestry, manufacturing, material handling, mining, oil and gas, processing, transportation and utility equipment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Group provides customer-driven solutions under product names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydrokraft®, Hydrowa®, Hydro-Line®, Integrated Hydraulics®, Synflex®, Vickers®, Walterscheid™, and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/hydraulics.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with more than 100 years of experience providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. With 2011 sales of $16.0 billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components, systems and services 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 72,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.