Power management company Eaton today announced it has kicked off its 2017 Industrial Controls in Motion mobile tour. The hands-on, 40-foot, interactive showroom will travel to nearly 20 U.S. cities and educate original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), facilities managers, commercial customers, end users, contractors and others about Eaton’s newest energy efficient innovations for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R), pumping, process industry and machinery applications.
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The Industrial Controls in Motion exhibit features four interactive demos arranged by commercial and industrial application environments. Live demo areas include: a redundant VFD HVAC system, a multi-pump booster system, a material handling conveyor, and a mixing and separating process. An interactive Internet of Things (IoT) component allows visitors to create their own fault situation and receive alerts on their mobile phones.
“Eaton is excited to bring a unique, fully functional, real-world experience of next generation control products to our customers around the country,” said Tom Neuberger, commercial marketing manager, Eaton’s Controls and Protection Division. “By walking through the Industrial Controls in Motion environment, visitors can talk to our experts about emerging trends and how Eaton can help them work smarter, cut costs, increase energy efficiency and be safe.”
In January, the Industrial Controls in Motion trailer made its first stop in Las Vegas, Nevada at the 2017 AHR Exposition. Currently in route to Houston, Texas, the trailer is also planned to visit other select cities including Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Cleveland, Ohio. The tour will conclude in November with a final visit to Fresno, California.
The roadshow operates from a 2017 Ford F-450 pick-up and a 40-foot custom Eaton trailer outfitted with on-board generator power and a retractable awning. The trailer’s application environment consists of complete Eaton solutions spanning the Industrial Control Division, Eaton’s circuit protection components, motor control centers (MCCs), B-line cable tray systems, Crouse-Hinds explosion proof enclosure solutions, and Eaton lighting.
Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.
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