Eaton Awarded for Providing Outstanding Component Support for U.S. Army’s Aviation Rotary Wing Fleets

IRVINE, Calif. …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced that it has been awarded for outstanding performance by the Integrated Materiel Management Center (IMMC), the logistics division of the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command (AMCOM). Eaton was recognized for providing timely and thorough component support for aviation rotary wing aircraft, which has contributed to high readiness rates for the U.S. Army’s deployed fleets.

“It is always a great honor to be recognized for the support that Eaton provides to our nation’s military,” said Mike Ruple, director of military accounts for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “Operational readiness is the first priority in military aviation. Our military accounts team works one-on-one with military customers to ensure that the necessary components are available to keep the Army’s aircraft fleets in operation around the world, whenever and wherever they’re needed.”

Eaton received the 2011 IMMC Weapon Systems Award. IMMC develops, acquires, fields and sustains worldwide logistics support for Army aviation and missile systems and associated support equipment to ensure weapon systems readiness.

The award was presented during the Army Aviation Association of America’s Joseph P. Cribbins Aviation Product Symposium on Feb. 9 in Huntsville, Ala.

A variety of Eaton components can be found on Blackhawk, Apache, Kiowa Warrior and Chinook helicopter fleets maintained by the U.S. Army. Components include hydraulic pump motors and hydraulic actuators; circuit protection, power distribution, monitoring devices and pressure switches; engine seals, duct work, couplings, hoses, tubes and fittings; and fuel pumps and refueling components.

In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2010 sales of $13.7 billion. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit