In a bid to get closer to it’s teeming customers and combat imitation of its products, Eaton International Industries Limited, a global power management company and maker of electrical appliances, has commenced operations in its Lagos corporate office.
Shane Kilfoil, managing director, Africa, electrical sector of the company, explained that the development represents another important milestone in its recent expansion and investment in key locations.
Kilfoil explained that the company, which helps its customers manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, employs over 103,000 people across 175 countries across the globe.
In Africa, Eaton, which recorded sales worth $22 billion, focuses on the creation of customised solutions to meet customers’ specific power management needs.
“The development and use of innovative technologies is critical in increasing energy efficiency in Africa. The Continent’s energy challenges lie not in building more and larger power generation plants, but instead in investment in advanced power management technologies to enable businesses to do more with less energy in an increasingly resource constrained world,” he noted.
Since 1937, Eaton has been in Africa with offices in South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Cote De Ivoire, Morocco, Algeria and now Nigeria.
With manufacturing plants in some of the African nations, it offers a broad portfolio supplemented by ‘made for Africa’ products and services.Follow Us on Social Media