Company Name: Eaton
Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland
Headcount: 98,000 employees
Profile: Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion.
Headquartered in Ireland, Eaton is a global enterprise with approximately 98,000 employees selling products to customers in more than 175 countries. It provides energy-efficient solutions that help customers manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably.
Eaton has a 107 year heritage engineering power management technologies for a wide range of energy intensive industries including: road transportation, aerospace, machinery, oil and gas and electrical infrastructure in buildings. The business invested $584 million in research and development last year, with approximately $3.1 billion invested over the past five years.
Eaton's extensive engineering and research and development teams are spread across the UK and Europe, focusing on technological innovation including the development of smart energy systems.
Their work covers critical areas such as home automation, energy storage, electrical power distribution, smart grid control systems, and advanced single and three phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems.
Eaton has for mission to improve quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services.
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