CLEVELAND … Power management company Eaton has announced that its aerospace facilities in Toccoa, Ga., and Jackson, Mich., were recently recognized for exceptional supplier performance by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, which provides supplies to America's military forces worldwide.
Both facilities received bronze awards for achieving 12-month scores of 98 to 98.9 percent in the DLA’s Automated Best Value Supplier evaluation system, which collects vendor performance data for quality and delivery and translates it into a numeric score ranging from zero to 100.
“By providing excellent military aftermarket support, Eaton employees play a vital role in supporting the operational readiness of America's armed forces," said Jeff Fiorini, vice president and general manager, Eaton’s Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division. “I congratulate our teams in Georgia and Michigan for achieving this recognition through their commitment to quality, customer service and continuous improvement."
The Eaton facilities manufacture components for a broad array of military aircraft fleets, including AH-64, CH-53E, MH-60, UH-60 and V-22 helicopters; F-15, F-16 and F-18 fighter jets; and AC-130, B-1B and C-130 airplanes.
DLA Land and Maritime manages almost 2 million spare parts and supports more than 145,000 customers in the military services, civilian agencies and other Department of Defense organizations.
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 is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.