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Eaton Electric Systems appoints new drives solutions partner

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Following the launch of its 9000x family of variable speed drives, Eaton Electric Systems has appointed iOpen as its drives solutions partner. iOpen will distribute Eaton’s 9000x and IT soft starter ranges in Australia.

Eaton’s new 9000x AC modular drives are characterised by a high degree of modularity and programmability, enabling one hardware platform to be used for a multitude of applications.

The IT (Intelligent Technologies) range of soft starters are compact, multi-functional, easy to install, and easy to program. Together, the product ranges add intelligence to motor control applications and enable customers in increase efficiency, productivity and reliability.

“We needed a partner with extensive experience in drives and control applications to enable us to fully develop the potential of these advanced products in Australia” said Michael Mallia, Eaton Australia’s Electrical Group Marketing Manager.

iOpen is an Australian owned company, specialising in the supply, service and support of products and solutions in the plant business, process control and automation markets with dedicated support and training staff, purpose built training facilities, and offices in Wollongong, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

“We have long recognised Eaton as being a leader in the area of motor control with its Cutler Hammer products. The opportunity to partner with Eaton to represent the 9000x Family of Drives and IT Soft Starter range is well suited to our organisation, given our long history in providing integrated drive solutions to industry.”

“We are excited about our relationship with Eaton, and see our partnership allowing us to deliver one of the most extensive ranges of Drive Solutions to our customer.” said Paul Massarella, Director of iOpen.

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