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Eaton, a leading US intelligent power management company, inaugurated its fifth manufacturing plant in Santiago to meet demand for fuses, the company announced on 9 May 2024. The US$10 million project encompassed the construction of a new 65,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art assembly plant in Santiago de los Caballeros.

The project increases supplies of Eaton’s Bussman series fuses, which provide critical safety functionality in electric vehicles (EVs), renewable and energy storage projects, data center as well as other industrial application. 300 skilled manufacturing jobs were created in Santiago, the Dominican Republic’s second-largest city.

“The latest expansion of Eaton’s manufacturing capacity in Santiago was completed in record time [construction was announced in February 2024] to meet the unprecedented demand for our solutions that are at the center of the world’s...

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