- Diversified industrial
manufacturer Eaton Corporation honored its best
suppliers at its second annual Supplier Awards Program
on March 28 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel.
event recognized 50 companies as Premier Suppliers.
From that group, 12 received highest honors as the
company’s Supplier Excellence Award winners.
of the 12 receiving highest honors was Hansens Engineering,
headquartered in South Africa. Hansens supplies
machined flanges to Eaton and was recognized in 2006
as a Premier Supplier. This year, the company became a
Supplier Excellence Award winner, receiving
zero defects per million, 100 percent on-time
delivery, customer focus, year-over-year price
reductions and other achievements.
Richard B. Jacobs, Eaton’s vice president–Supply Chain Management,
said, “We have thousands of suppliers, and we
evaluate them on quality, productivity, innovation and
technology. The companies we are honoring with these
awards excel in these critical categories.”
suppliers are the very best in our global supply
base,” Jacobs said.
“They make a real contribution to the
continuing success of our business.”
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006
sales of $12.4 billion. Eaton is a global leader in
electrical systems and components for power quality,
distribution and control; fluid power systems and
services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment;
intelligent truck drivetrain
systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive
engine air management systems, powertrain solutions
and specialty controls
for performance, fuel
economy and safety.
Eaton has 60,000 employees and sells products
to customers in more than 125 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.