Veteran Employer Background – Manufacturing – Eaton Corporation (2)

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Published in the July/August 2012 issue of print Search & Employ®  |

If you are searching for a career with a company that values the training and experience of veterans, Eaton Corporation is definitely a company to investigate. “Eaton has a heritage of doing business right,” said Alexander M. Cutler, Eaton chairman and chief executive officer. “Eaton values our military personnel’s service to our country and the key skills they bring to our workforce – leadership, ethics, and strong technical backgrounds.”

Eaton Corporation is a global diversified power-management company that celebrated its 100th year in 2011 with record sales of $16 billion and record profits. The company helps customers worldwide manage the power  - electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical  - they need for buildings, aircraft, trucks, cars, machinery, and businesses,  while controlling costs and energy requirements.

Eaton has 72,000 employees around the world, and it sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. The company generates more than half of its revenues outside the United States, with 27 percent from emerging countries.

It’s consistently ranked among Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies and Newsweek magazine’s Greenest Companies. It’s also been cited among world’s top sustainability performers in the NASDAQ Global Sustainability 50 Index, and as one of Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens from 2007 to 2012. Ethisphere magazine has also recognized the company as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies from 2007 to 2012.

About 70 percent of Eaton’s sales come from its electrical, hydraulics, and aerospace segments, up from about 60 percent in 2000. The Electrical Sector produces electrical power distribution, power quality systems, and industrial automation and control products and services. The Hydraulics Group makes systems and components for mobile and industrial applications. The Aerospace Group designs, manufactures, and markets systems and components for hydraulic, motion control, and fuel applications.


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This article was written by Jay Myers