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Eaton investing $85 million to increase supply of underground protective connectors

October 31, 2023 | By Anthony Capkun

October 31, 2023 – Eaton announced additional manufacturing investments of $85 million “to meet surging utility demand for its solutions supporting essential electric grid infrastructure projects”.

“Unprecedented changes are reshaping the energy industry—from electrification to the energy transition, digitalization and infrastructure projects,” said Mike Yelton, president, Americas Region, Electrical Sector. “Our solutions are essential to modernize and decarbonize distribution systems, and we’re making steady investments to address growth and bolster our manufacturing capacity.”

The company will strengthen manufacturing capacity in Queretaro, Mexico (photo), to increase supplies of its underground protective connectors. This investment will create about 300 new positions, expand the manufacturing facility, and include the addition of new injection presses and manufacturing equipment.


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