Continue to Consolidate local R&D and Service Capabilities
Eaton Strengthens the Leadership in Power Quality market


Date: 2014/3/14

SHENZHEN… Power management company Eaton announced a series of measures to focus on China market on the 2014 Power Quality Agent Conference in China, aiming to consolidate local R&D and service capabilities and strengthen its leadership in China and global power quality market.

“China is of strategic significance in Asia Pacific and the world. The rapid growth of data centers and IT market has brought bigger growth opportunities for our power quality business.” said Lou Rosen, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Power Quality Business, Electrical Sector, APAC, “This year, we’ll continue to work closely with our agents, expand our distribution channels and promote the integration with the local market. Also, we’ll make more investment in local product R&D and testing capacity, so as to provide local customers with more efficient solutions.”

He announced that Eaton has officially started the Asia Pacific Power Quality Testing Center in Shenzhen to meet the needs of local customers in a faster and better way. The center introduced global leading equipment and technologies for testing not only individual devices but also the entire power system solutions including UPS, PDU, AMS, Monitoring system, and even the third-party equipments. When customers choose a custom power solution from Eaton, they can come to the Experience Center to see the system put through its paces, giving them hands-on experience with the system that will be in their facility, and confidence that the system will operate efficiently and trouble-free from day one.

Shenzhen is one of the world’s largest production and R&D bases for Eaton’s power quality business. Eaton has three factories in Shenzhen with over 5,000 employees in total and 29 State-of-the-Art automatic PCBA production lines, producing 8 million UPS per year to meet the growing needs of Chinese and global customers. Having more than 1,000 engineers, Shenzhen R&D Center is one of Eaton’s three largest electrical bases in the world.

“Eaton adheres to fulfilling our long-term commitment to China market with a firm establishment here. Shenzhen is an important city in China’s economic development, and one of the key hubs of the Asia Pacific. This testing center investment will favorably supports our layout in the Asia Pacific market,” stressed Lou Rosen.
Under the theme of “Surpass, Exceed and Excel”, this year’s conference showcased latest green products especially solutions for data centers, as well as how Eaton provides customers with more reliable, effective and efficient solutions for customers throughout innovative technology and balanced portfolio.

Both global and China economy is getting increasingly informational and digital, thus makes data centers an important cornerstone of modern business and economy. However, the emergence and development of data centers lead to the problem of energy consumption and bring severe challenges to our communities and environment as these centers consume a great deal of electricity. Eaton has become a leading solution provider in power supply for data centers by making full use of its advantages in distribution and power quality. It helps customers tackle the problem of energy with efficient and safe products and technologies.

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 power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.