Eaton Corporation plc operates as a power management company. The company provides solutions that help its customers manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. It operates in approximately 60 countries and sells products to customers in approximately 175 countries. Segments The company operates in the following segments: Electrical Products, Hydraulics, Aerospace, and Vehicle. Electrical Products The Electrical Products segment consists of electrical components, industrial components, residential products, single phase power quality, emergency lighting, fire detection, wiring devices, structural support systems, circuit protection, and lighting products. The Electrical Systems and Services segment consists of power distribution and assemblies, three phase power quality, hazardous duty electrical equipment, intrinsically safe explosion-proof instrumentation, utility power distribution, power reliability equipment, and services. The principal markets for these segments are industrial, institutional, governmental, utility, commercial, residential, and information technology. Sales are made directly to original equipment manufacturers, utilities, and certain other end users, as well as through distributors, resellers, and manufacturers' representatives. Hydraulics The Hydraulics segment offers hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment. The company offers a range of power products, including pumps, motors and hydraulic power units; a range of controls and sensing products, including valves, cylinders and electronic controls; a range of fluid conveyance products, including industrial and hydraulic hose, fittings, and assemblies, thermoplastic hose and tubing, couplings, connectors, and assembly equipment; filtration systems solutions; heavy-duty drum and disc brakes; and golf grips. The principal markets for the Hydraulics segment include oil and gas, renewable energy, marine, agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, and power generation. Aerospace The Aerospace segment is a supplier of aerospace fuel, hydraulics, and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use. Its products include hydraulic power generation systems for aerospace applications, including pumps, motors, hydraulic power units, hose and fittings, electro-hydraulic pumps and power and load management systems; controls and sensing products including valves, cylinders, electronic controls, electromechanical actuators, sensors, displays and panels, aircraft flap and slat systems and nose wheel steering systems; fluid conveyance products, including hose, thermoplastic tubing, fittings, adapters, couplings, sealing and ducting; and fuel systems including fuel pumps, sensors, valves, adapters and regulators. The principal markets for the Aerospace segment are manufacturers of commercial and military aircraft and related after-market customers. Vehicle The Vehicle segment is engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing, and supply of drivetrain and powertrain systems and critical components that reduce emissions and improve fuel economy, stability, performance, and safety of cars, light trucks and commercial vehicles. Its products include transmissions, clutches, hybrid power systems, superchargers, engine valves and valve actuation systems, cylinder heads, locking and limited slip differentials, transmission and engine controls, fuel vapor components, compressor control clutches for mobile refrigeration, fluid connectors and hoses for air conditioning and power steering, underhood plastic components, fluid conveyance products including, hose, thermoplastic tubing, fittings, adapters, couplings and sealing products for the global vehicle industry. The principal markets for the Vehicle segment are original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers of heavy-, medium-, and light-duty trucks, SUVs, CUVs, passenger cars and agricultural equipment. Research and Development The company’s research and development expenses in 2013 included $644 million. Significant Events Sale of Aerospace Power Distribution Management Solutions and Integrated Cockpit Solutions: In January 2014, the company entered into an agreement to sell the Aerospace Power Distribution Management Solutions and Integrated Cockpit Solutions businesses to Safran. In July 2014, Eaton and Shaanxi Fast Gear Co. Ltd. announced they have signed a joint venture agreement to support the growing commercial vehicle clutch market in China. History Eaton Corporation plc was founded in 1916.
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