Eaton Expands Sourcing Presence In China With Shenyang Liming Contract

IRVINE, CA — Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announces the signing of a six-year supply agreement with Shenyang Liming Aero-Engine Group Corporation, which is fully owned by Aviation Industry Corporation, or AVIC, China's national aircraft manufacturer.

Under this agreement, Shenyang Liming will supply Eaton with components used in fuel-system applications. This contract with Shenyang Liming will further strengthen Eaton's sourcing presence in China with AVIC International. AVIC will now support Eaton and its customers on a wide range of platforms.

"We've been working with AVIC in China for a decade but have accelerated our global sourcing efforts over the last two years," says Brad Morton, president of Eaton's Aerospace Group. "As we hone our manufacturing strategies in the coming months, we will look to Shenyang Liming and others to support our goals of enhancing production and growth. Eaton looks forward to expanding our relationship with AVIC."

In the aerospace industry, Eaton supplies hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; electric motors; aircraft flap and slat systems; fluid conveyance products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls; power and load management systems; and pressure sensors and fluid debris monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine, and off-road markets worldwide.

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