Eaton opens new training center in Shanghai for hydraulics distributors

Date: 2014/4/14

SHANGHAI… Power management company Eaton's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alexander M. Cutler today announced the opening of Eaton's new hydraulics training center for the Asia Pacific region. The new training center, which is located in Shanghai, will feature exhibition halls, state-of-the-art laboratories, machine tool tables and training classrooms.

Eaton distributors will have access to the new facility, which will help them meet both traditional and more advanced service needs of their diverse customers.

"China and the Asia Pacific are important to Eaton," said Frank Herr, general manager for Eaton's Hydraulics Group, Greater China. "As China moves forward with its new model of sustainable urbanization, many traditional industries such as construction, mining, transportation, logistics and equipment manufacturing will be upgrading and transforming. This provides opportunities for Eaton. We want to be sure our distributors have the information and knowledge they need to meet these growing market needs for safe, efficient and reliable products and solutions."

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 101,000 employees, and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit