Power management company, Eaton today announced the opening of its new Late-Point Definition Centre, a new facility at their Mascot offices to offer local customised solutions for ANZ customers.
Designed to support Eaton’s rapid organic growth, the new facility will help centralise the company’s manufacturing operations in ANZ.
Eaton's new Late Point Definition Centre will enable its engineers to customise medium-voltage equipment, facilitating significantly shorter lead times for its Power Distribution Systems and Services (PDSS) customers.
PDSS general manager, Kevin Nesdale, said the new facility builds on Eaton’s local engineering capability while also adding measurable value to its customers.
“We are committed to providing certified medium voltage switchgear to our customers in a fast and secure way. Our PDSS customers will notice a significant difference in the time it takes for their medium voltage equipment to be customised and delivered,” he said.
“There is no limit to the customisation work we can do. In time we will build on the capabilities of the facility and expand our services to perform testing on low voltage variable speed drives and conduct Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) which will save customers time and money travelling abroad to witness testing.”
Designed for long life and ease of maintenance, Eaton’s medium-voltage solutions provide efficiency and performance.
The Late-Point Definition Centre enables fitting & wiring of protection relays, CTs, VTs & customised control, along with testing including dielectric withstand, insulation resistance and main circuit resistance measurements and functional tests.
Carrying out this work locally improves throughput in Eaton’s global manufacturing facilities and enables customers to witness testing without the need for overseas travel.
Eaton, which recorded 2018 sales totalling $21.6 billion, has 101,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.
Just last month Eaton celebrated its power quality partners across Australian and New Zealand with an awards night in Sydney.
Eaton general manager power quality ANZ, John Atherton, said the awards are a great opportunity to showcase and reward the incredible success of Eaton’s channel partners.
“It is fantastic to see some of our newer partners pick up awards this year across a multitude of categories and see existing partners continue to build on their training, technical skills and increase their knowledge of Eaton products,” Atherton said.
“Eaton’s partners exceed expectations every year and this year has been no different. Our partner’s success in 2019 was crucial to our success as a business and for that, I would like to say a huge thank you to them for all of their hard work.”