Eaton Corporation located in Kearney, Nebraska is part of the global power management company's North American Automotive industry and was founded in September of 1969. The Kearney facility manufactures precision-forged and machined engine valves and gears for several market sectors including: agriculture, marine, ATVs, automotive & heavy duty. The Kearney facility has an exemplary delivery record of 25 years without a customer disruption. The Kearney facility was the first Eaton facility to receive the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program Star Award in 1994. The Kearney facility fully supports its community in a variety of ways, most predominantly with the United Way. The Kearney facility was the 3rd largest financial contributor to the local United Way with its employees pledging over $20,000.00.