Energy Efficient Solutions are Focus of Eaton’s First Technology Day in Thailand

Date: 2015/10/15

Bangkok, Thailand … Power Management Company Eaton showcased its latest innovations in energy and power management applications and solutions, focusing on the specific needs of Thai customers, at the ‘The Power of Possibilities, Energizing Opportunities’ technology day in Bangkok, Thailand on 23 September, 2015. 

The event, which took place at the Grand Hyatt Erawan, gathered more than 200 customers and partners for a full day of seminars conducted by Eaton’s executives and engineers. Focusing on Thailand’s fastest growth industries, including data centers, telecommunications, oil and gas, buildings, manufacturing, healthcare and agriculture, the event provided insights into some of the specific challenges that Eaton’s customers have faced and examples of how Eaton has helped solve them.

“Thailand provides a wide range of opportunities for us across many growth sectors, especially with the boost coming from strong tax concessions to encourage businesses in these sectors to establish their headquarters in Thailand. Eaton is dedicated to helping our customers maintain productivity, reduce energy consumption and protect their capital investments through innovative power management solutions,” said Pichai Suthijintatip, commercial director, East Asia – Central Zone, Electrical Sector, Eaton.

“Our investment in Thailand and ASEAN (The Association of South East Asian Nations) is a strategic pillar that demonstrates our commitment to building our electrical business in the East Asia region,” Suthijintatip said.  

As a global leader in power management, Eaton is focused on enhancing its presence in Asia Pacific in all business segments and on tapping into the diverse opportunities that the region offers. The Eaton Technology Days in Thailand is part of a strategic growth initiative – a series of events – to solve customer challenges, and enable effective market interactions across major regions and key customer segments. 

A key focus of the event is the data center and telecommunications industry, which is presently experiencing growth brought about by increasing digitalization in Thailand. According to IDC, Thailand is expected to spend US$20.7 billion on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in 2015 and they remain the second largest buyer of ICT products and services in the ASEAN region . To help Thailand service providers build infrastructure that can support this burgeoning demand, Eaton provides backup power solutions to keep IT applications running, ensure business efficiency and uninterrupted productivity. Their customers in Thailand include Krungthai Bank and Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL. 

Another key focus of the event is the oil an gas industry, since Thailand is the second largest net importer of crude oil in Southeast Asia, accounting for over 85 percent of its consumption . To tackle this substantial energy demand, Eaton brings a new dimension of expertise to help master the heavy power capabilities and safety systems integral to uninterrupted operations in the harshest environments and to the maximization of refining operations. 

Alongside the seminars, a comprehensive exhibition floor showcasing Eaton’s solutions portfolio allowed visitors to explore Eaton’s products and services relevant to data centers, telecommunications, oil and gas, manufacturing, healthcare and agriculture including specific examples of how Eaton’s solutions are delivering advantages for its customers across Thailand.

Asia Pacific is a key growth market for Eaton, with sales of $2.7 billion in 2014.  Eaton has 47 manufacturing facilities in the Asia Pacific region, and employs more than 26,000 people in a fast-growing network of sales and marketing offices, manufacturing plants, service centers and research facilities.
 
Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 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.