Eaton Donates 25.000 Dollars to Benefit the American Red Cross
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced a “Disaster Relief Grant of 25.000 Dollars to benefit the American Red Cross. Building on Eatons tradition of corporate citizenship, the companys “Disaster Relief Grant helps to provide relief for communities affected by a disaster where Eaton employees live and work.
American Red Cross National Headquarters. Foto: NCinDC/flickr.com
Eaton Corporation has a long history of helping those in need within its local communities. The recent flooding around North Central Arkansas has been labeled a major disaster area by the federal government, with various Eaton employees being affected by this disaster. This Eaton donation, along with local employee donations and fundraising efforts totaling 1.700 Dollars will be used to help in relief efforts for victims of the massive flooding earlier this year.
"Eaton Corporation is dedicated to community involvement and this Disaster Relief Grant is our way of showing that we care about our friends and neighbors. Its not just about our employees, but about the communities in which they live as well, said Rob Williams, Searcy Plant Manager.
Eatons facility in Searcy, Arkansas, is part of the companys Hydraulics Group and employs approximately 350 people. Eaton has operated the Searcy facility since 1999. Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2010 sales of 13.7 billion Dollars. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, 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.