Eaton recently named Palmer Johnson Power Systems to its list of Top 24 North American Hydraulics Group Distributors for its excellent 2012 performance as an Eaton Airflex Distributor. Eaton's list of Top 24 Distributors must demonstrate year-over-year growth while significantly outperforming non-Top 24 Distributors. The Top 24 Eaton Distributor Companies are recognized as the best in the world of Eaton's hydraulic business.

Eric Quinn, vice president of business development, and Jeff Magusin, vice president of sales, accepted the award on behalf of Palmer Johnson Power Systems at a ceremony in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Last March, the Airflex Clutch and Brakes business unit of Eaton Corporation appointed Palmer Johnson's Dallas, TX branch as an Authorized Distributor for the industrial market in Texas. With the addition of the Texas territory, all 10 Palmer Johnson locations are now authorized Eaton Airflex branches. Palmer Johnson will offer full sales, repair and remanufacturing services in each of its branches. Palmer Johnson's authorized territory now includes Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Eaton's Airflex business, manufacturer of the Original Fawick Clutch, is one of the most recognized names in the industrial clutch and brake market. Eaton's Airflex clutches embody the principals of superior performance, long life and high quality. Airflex is world-renowned in the industries that use its products including mining, paper, oil & gas, can manufacturing, laundry, logging, and mineral processing.