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Eaton Named 2010 Asia Pacific Power Quality Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

Sept 24, 2010 - PUNE India… Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced that it has been named 2010 Asia Pacific Power Quality Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan. According to Frost & Sullivan‘s research in the Southeast Asian and Australian power distribution unit market and Asia Pacific Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) market, Eaton surpassed its competitors and outpaced the Asia Pacific industry‘s growth in 2009. Eaton demonstrated superior business growth over the past two years amidst challenging market conditions.

“By maintaining our strategic focus of delivering new, customer-driven power quality capabilities to organizations that demand high performance, we are delighted to be recognized as a category leader by Frost & Sullivan,” said Michael Mallia, marketing manager for Eaton‘s Distributed Power Solutions in the Asia Pacific region. “This award reinforces Eaton‘s commitment to innovation and further exemplifies our continued momentum in the Asia Pacific region.”

Ravi Krishnaswamy, vice president of the EPS practice for Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific said, “Eaton has demonstrated strong resilience in the aftermath of economic turmoil. With the company‘s strategic and forward-looking undertakings, it has outpaced the industry average growth in the Asia Pacific region.” He further added, “Eaton‘s efforts in broadening its UPS product spectrum and accentuating new generation green technologies can be attributed to this achievement and successful deployment of its premium range of Powerware products. In addition, Eaton‘s strategic acquisition of Phoenixtec Power Company Ltd. has provided the organization a significant competitive advantage.”

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Eaton‘s electrical business is a global leader in power distribution, power quality, control and industrial automation products and services. Eaton‘s global electrical product lines, including Cutler-Hammer®, Moeller®, Powerware®, Holec®, MEM®, Santak®, and MGE Office Protection Systemsâ„¢ provide customer-driven PowerChain Management® solutions to serve the power system needs of the data center, industrial, institutional, government, utility, commercial, residential, and OEM markets worldwide.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of US$11.9 billion. 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 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com

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Eaton India

Lavanya Wadgaonkar 020 6633 8506
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