INTRODUCTION• Eaton came to India in April 1999 with the global acquisition of Aeroquip Vickers• Eaton had acquired two manufacturing plants in Mumbai and Pune under the name of Vickers Systems International Limited (VSIL)• Now there is an Eaton Centre of Excellence (COE) for gear pumps and it is being expanded to commence manufacturing of steering control units and hitch valves.
INNOVATION IN AUTOMOBILES• In Aerospace, a chip has been added in the probe, (not an extra controller) which directly sends signal to Central Controlling Unit. It reduces the weight by 40%.• Cars: super Charger (earlier: Power based, now: fuel efficient)• Home products: X-comfort, controls the power consumption of ACs.• Trucks: Auto transmission (16 gears) embedded GPS System is been inserted in them which operates according to the road, thereby increasing efficiency
INNOVATION PROCESS Generate ideas High Risk ides- Processed Low risk ideas Manufacture
OTHER INFORMATIONBELIEVES IN• Introducing valuable novelties to our Customers• Growth through Innovation• Provides customers with safe solutions.FACTS• Ranked by the Thomas Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators• Two major sectors : Electrical and Industrial