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Eaton

Eaton

Industry: 
Engineering
Value of USG Contracts: 
2100
Symbol: 
NYSE: ETN
States: 
OH
Country: 
USA
Sources: 

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company, specializing in hydraulics and industrial equipment for the manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, and energy industries. It had 2009 sales of $11.9 billion, with 70,000 employees spanning a market of 150 countries (Company Website). 

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Eaton acquired Vickers, a hydraulics manufacturer, in 1999. Vickers equipment is sold in Iran through distributor Hydraulic Karan. Hydraulic Karan features photographs of Vickers equipment taken as recently as 2007.

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Eaton has received over $2 billion in US government contracts over the past decade.