Eaton to Supply the Sadara Chemical Complex with Electrical Equipment
Electrical solutions and services will enhance safety and reliability for one
of the world’s largest integrated chemical complexes
PITTSBURGH -- June 18, 2013
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has entered into an agreement with
Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and The
Dow Chemical Company, to supply motor control, power distribution solutions
and engineering services.
Under the multimillion dollar agreement, Eaton will provide equipment and
services to enhance the overall reliability and safety of Sadara’s world
scale, fully integrated chemical complex currently under construction in
Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.
The Sadara complex will be the world’s largest integrated chemical facility
ever built in a single phase. It will produce more than three million metric
tons of value added chemicals and plastics to serve the rapidly expanding
energy, transportation, infrastructure and consumer products sectors.
“Sadara will expand production of important chemical products and advance
industrialization, job creation and innovation,” said Frank Campbell,
president, Europe, Middle East and Africa Region for Eaton’s Electrical
Sector. “With more than a century of power system design experience and a
comprehensive global network of engineering and manufacturing resources, Eaton
is well positioned to help enhance electrical safety and reliability at this
Eaton’s Electrical Sector, a global leader in power distribution, power
quality, industrial automation and power control products and services, is
contracted to provide custom electrical solutions to promote safe and reliable
power distribution at the complex. Additionally, Eaton’s Electrical Service
and Systems division, which has one of the largest and most experienced teams
of power system engineers in the industry, will provide Sadara with electrical
system startup assistance and training. For more information about Sadara,
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power
distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and
automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices;
solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services.
Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most
critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a diversified power management company providing energy-efficient
solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and
mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries
plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8
billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 103,000 employees and
sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information,
Mark Horner, 412-893-3590
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