Eaton expands Middle East electrical business
JV offers major a local manufacturing base in 'high-growth region'
By Gerhard Hope
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has entered into a JV in the UAE through SEG Middle East Power Solutions & Switchboard Manufacture LLC of Abu Dhabi, a manufacturer of low-voltage switchboards and control panel assemblies for use in the Middle East power generation and industrial markets.
“This JV provides Eaton with an established operation that has built a successful business supplying switchboard and control solutions in the Middle East,” said Frank Campbell, Eaton electrical sector president for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
“This provides Eaton with a local manufacturing presence and positions us for continued success in this high-growth region.”
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 75,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.