Dakota Electric Association (DEA), Minnesota, is a member-owned, nonprofit electric utility. DEA chose the iPower SCADA system from Catapult Software when its electric distribution needs were not being met by current SCADA suppliers.

Federal-Mogul Corp. has acquired additional shares to own the majority stake of its joint venture, Goetze Ltd., located in India. Goetze is a supplier of automotive pistons, rings, liners, pins, and sintered products.

United Plastics Group recently opened its third facility in China, located in the Suzhou EPZ industrial area.

For the 13th consecutive year, Eaton Corp.'s valve business, U.S. Engine Valve Co.,

received Toyota Motor Mfg. North America Inc.'s top supplier award for outstanding quality and delivery. The valve facility is a partnership between Eaton and Nittan Valve.