EDEN PRAIRIE, MN — During Sept. 14-16, Power management company Eaton held its 2015 Eaton Distributor Meeting, or EDM, the only event of its kind for the hydraulics industry featuring innovative products and technologies that keep businesses moving forward.
Bringing together more than 1,000 Eaton distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and product and market experts from around the world, EDM 2015 highlighted Eaton’s latest developments, features, and solutions that help power end-users through every fluid power challenge.
During the event, Eaton revealed new offerings, including its new CLS Sectional Mobile Valves, an enhanced PowerSource mobile app and website, the latest Compressed Natural Gas hose products, and a new Variable Speed Drive pump solution that can provide up to 70 percent energy savings for equipment in the machine building, manufacturing, oil and gas and marine industries.
"At Eaton, we take the time to understand our customer’s challenges and commit to solving them with innovative solutions that deliver quality results," said Curtis Hutchins, president, Hydraulics Group, Eaton. "The Eaton Distributor Meeting is our way of keeping the industry apprised of our latest technical releases, as well as component and system development programs currently in progress."
With more than 90 workshops and technical trainings, Eaton’s Distributor Meeting delivered a powerful conference and a trade show expo that provided customers an opportunity to get hands on experience with new and proven offerings. This year’s sessions included topics such as advanced mobile valves, sensors in hydraulic systems, and product updates and best practices. Additionally, EDM featured a series of general sessions, including a keynote talk by Astrid Mozes, chief technology officer, Eaton’s Hydraulics Group.
Eaton broadcasted live from the show via Periscope, a streaming video mobile app connected through Twitter, to create an "on-the-go" broadcast channel dedicated exclusively to EDM presentations and demonstrations.
For more information on the Eaton Distributor Meeting or to learn more about Eaton’s hydraulic solutions, visit www.eaton.com/hydraulics.
Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.