Eaton Buys Aerospace Product Line and Machinery of Mechanical Products Inc.
November 4, 2002
Eaton Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, purchased the product lines and machinery, as well as the intellectual property and tooling, of the Aerospace Division of Mechanical Products Inc., Jackson, Mich. Mechanical Products Inc. manufactures thermally actuated circuit control and protection devices for commercial and aerospace markets. Aerospace applications include military, regional jet, business jets and commercial aircraft. The product lines and machinery from the Aerospace Division of Mechanical Products will be located within Eaton's plant in Sarasota, Florida, which will allow for the consolidation of manufacturing, engineering and business processes.