Eaton completes acquisition of Tuthill Coupling

RP news wires

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation on December 31 announced it has completed its purchase of the Tuthill Coupling Group, a division of Tuthill Corporation. The transaction was first announced December 16, 2010.

The Tuthill Coupling Group manufactures pneumatic and hydraulic quick coupling solutions and leak free connectors used in industrial, construction, mining, defense, energy and power applications. The division had sales of approximately $35 million for the 12 months ending November 30, 2010, and employs approximately 220 people in locations in Berea, Ohio, and Annemasse, France.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. 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.

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