Eaton Overview

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with more than 100 years of experience providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. With 2011 sales of $16.0 billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components, systems and services for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulic and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 72,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. Because of the pivotal role we play, Eaton is committed to creating and maintaining powerful customer relationships built on a foundation of excellence. From the products we manufacture to our dedicated customer service and support, we know what’s important to you.

Eaton Philosophy

To be our customer's best supplier of power management solutions. To provide the best power management solutions for our global customers, we must truly understand them and create offerings that meet their safety, reliability, efficiency and sustainability needs. We deliver competitive, distinctive value for customers by:

  • Reducing their energy consumption, assuring continuity of power availability and ensuring their safe use of energy
  • Offering superior application insights
  • Providing tailored product and service offerings
  • Applying world-class sales skills
  • Delivering best in class quality and operational excellence

Partnering with Eaton

When we considered who to partner with, we knew we needed to find likeminded companies with a passion for distribution and a dedication to improving business. Eaton Power Quality Partners are carefully chosen to meet our vision and deliver quality of service. Tarsus was chosen for their enthusiasm for business and technology, with a group of highly skilled staff fully dedicated to helping clients succeed by delivering business value solutions. Tarsus offers the type of service and breadth of experience that Eaton needed to drive real results in the distribution industry. We believe Tarsus helps their clients make the best choices in technology, which is something Eaton is passionate about. Hence Tarsus was chosen to become an Eaton business partner.


Craig Heidemann

Eaton Product Manager

Tarsus Distribution Head Office (South Africa)