Eaton acquires 50% stake in Jiangsu Huineng Electric Co., Ltd.’s circuit breaker business

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Power management company Eaton (NYSE:ETN) today announced it has completed the acquisition of a 50% stake in the circuit breaker business of Jiangsu Huineng Electric Co., Ltd. (Huineng), which manufactures and markets low-voltage circuit breakers in China.

“This strategic relationship marks an important milestone in Eaton’s growth strategy,” said Howard Liu, president, Asia-Pacific Region, Electrical Sector, Eaton. “The combination of application-tailored products with our global distribution channels positions us to capitalize on opportunities in high-growth market segments such as renewable energy, grid modernization, commercial buildings and industrial.”

Jiangsu Huineng Electric Co., Ltd. is a Chinese high-tech electrical equipment manufacturer. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Zhenjiang, China, its products are widely used and recognized across key markets including wind and solar and power plants.

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