eaton corp plc (ETN) Key Developments
Eaton Corporation plc Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable March 20, 2015
Feb 25 15
The Board of Directors of Eaton declared a 12.2% increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.49 per ordinary share to $0.55 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable March 20, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 9, 2015.
Eaton Appoints Andrew Dodsworth Sales Manager for Canada
Feb 25 15
Eaton announced that Andrew Dodsworth has been appointed sales manager, Canada, for its life safety and mass notification solutions. Dodsworth, who has more than 20 years of sales experience, most recently served as the commercial director for lighting products and prior to that served as the lighting national sales director. Both positions were based in Doncaster, UK. He joined Eaton in 2007 and has held multiple positions in sales and engineering with increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Eaton, Dodsworth worked as a sales manager for Ensto UK LTD in Porvoo, Finland and ABB for several years in various leadership roles.
Eaton Corporation plc Releases E57 Series Inductive Proximity Sensors
Feb 24 15
Eaton Corporation plc has released E57 series inductive proximity sensors designed to enhance equipment performance in industrial applications.
Available in general purpose and high performance models, the series provides a solution for the reliable detection, measurement and analysis of mechanical processes to reduce unplanned downtime and maintain precise manufacturing operations. The three E57 inductive proximity sensor series feature a rugged stainless steel body, shock resistant front caps, impact absorbing potting compound and unmatched noise immunity to meet the needs of nearly any industrial application. Additionally, the E57 solutions are engineered with inductive sensing technology for enhanced detection capabilities and simplified compatibility with most programmable logic controllers (PLCs). All new E57 models feature 360-degree light-emitting diode (LED) indicator lights for enhanced visibility and notification. For reliable performance in harsh manufacturing environments, E57 series is available in standard configurations that meet Ingress Protection (IP) 67 and 69K ratings for a high degree of resistance to dust and high-pressure water. For application flexibility, the series provides the ability to operate at temperatures 15 degrees Celsius lower than standard sensor models and is available in a range of common diameter options including 12, 18 and 30 millimeter. To support reliability and robust short circuit protection in more demanding applications, the E57P Performance Series is engineered to withstand harsh operating environments. The Performance Series has been tested and verified to provide reliable sensing in applications with operating voltages from 10 to 48 volts direct current (Vdc) and temperature ranges of -40 to 70 degrees Celsius. To further enhance application flexibility where limited space is an issue, the E57PS Performance Short Body Series is engineered with the same reliability and durability features found in the E57PS Performance Series - but in a more compact package. For general-purpose applications and enhanced cost-effectiveness, the E57G General Purpose Series of inductive proximity sensors is designed to provide basic, reliable sensing without sacrificing performance. The sensors have been tested and verified to provide reliable sensing in applications with operating voltages from 10 to 30 volts direct current (Vdc) and temperature ranges of -25 to 70 degrees Celsius.
Eaton Corporation plc Wins Contract to Enhance Electrical Safety at Medical Clinics in Georgia
Feb 19 15
Eaton Corporation Plc has won a contract from the US Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center to enhance electrical safety at a hospital and medical clinics in Georgia. Under the contracts, Eaton will provide electrical safety studies across the Winn Army Community Hospital and 18 clinic buildings located at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The arc flash studies will help the US Army meet the latest Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations, effective in January 2015. To supplement the studies, Eaton safety experts will also provide updated arc flash labeling along with electrical and arc flash training courses to help maintain a high standard of electrical safety at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield.
Eaton Corporation plc Unveils New Expansion to Crouse-Hinds Series Quick-Lok Pro Line
Feb 17 15
Eaton Corporation plc has unveiled the new expansion to its Crouse-Hinds series Quick-Lok Pro line. Designed to improve productivity for electrical construction contractors when connecting conduit and cable to boxes or enclosures, the new 3/8-inch steel single connector is engineered for use with a wide range of armored, metal clad and flexible conduits and comes with a distinct snap-in feature that provides for tool-free installation and removal. This dramatically decreases installation time and can contribute to decreased labor costs on a construction site. The durable steel design of this steel connector is ideal for healthcare, universities, governmental facilities and other applications that require or prefer steel fittings. The fittings are reusable and are manufactured with an insulated throat design, ensuring added wire protection and a smooth pulling surface.