June 15, 2023, Puducherry/Hyderabad, India: Intelligent power management company, Eaton inaugurated the expanded Electrical plant in Puducherry today. With this expansion, the plant aims to double the capacity of its Medium voltage assembly lines while incorporating enhanced infrastructure. The new block spans an impressive 40,000 square feet and is laid out with cutting-edge manufacturing lines to produce ACBs (Air Circuit Breakers) and MCCBs (Molded Case Circuit Breakers) to ably serve the Electrical Industry deploying the state-of-the-art LEAN manufacturing concepts.
Commenting on the occasion, Syed Sajjadh Ali, Managing Director, India, Electrical Sector, said, “The expansion of our Electrical plant marks a major milestone in Eaton’s continued growth in India focused on strategic markets and electrical segments. This accomplishment not only demonstrates Eaton’s leadership position in the industry but also showcases our commitment to the ‘Make in India’ initiative, operational excellence, and our relentless pursuit of enlarging our manufacturing footprint to meet evolving demands.”
He added, “By leveraging Industry 4.0 principles, Eaton aims to enhance process capability, optimize production efficiency, and deliver high-quality products to our valued customers.”
The expanded area includes a centralized warehouse housing all of Eaton’s Power Distribution products, along with a customer experience center providing a unique opportunity for customers to directly engage with the products being manufactured on-site, and a space for employees for recreational activities.
Talking about the impact on the local community, Ali said, “The plant expansion stands as a remarkable reflection of Eaton’s unwavering focus on growth, innovation, and our steadfast dedication to bolstering the local economy. This expansion will create new job opportunities and play a vital role in the overall industrial development of the region. We are proud to contribute to the prosperity and progress of the community as we continue to push boundaries and make a sustainable impact.”
Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably, and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we’re accelerating the planet’s transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world’s most urgent power management challenges, and doing what’s best for our stakeholders and all of society.
Founded in 1911, 2023 marks Eaton’s 100th anniversary of being listed on the New York Stock Exchange. We reported revenues of $20.8 billion in 2022 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.