Eaton’s Tripp Lite company celebrates 100 years

March 31, 2022 – Eaton’s Trippe Lite The company celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.

Tripp Lite began as a manufacturer of automotive headlights in 1922. Based in Chicago, Illinois, the company has evolved into a provider of distributed computing solutions, including uninterruptible power supplies, surge protectors, connectivity products, network accessories and audiovisual products.

“We owe our century of success to the partners, customers and employees whose trust and loyalty brought us to this celebration,” said Glen Haeflinger, senior vice president and general manager, Distributed IT, Eaton.

Trippe Lite was acquired by eaton in March 2021, and is now part of the company’s Critical Power & Digital Infrastructure division.

“It’s interesting that two great companies like ours started in the automotive segment and over the years have built strong brands in the IT industry,” said Chris Butler, president, Critical Power & Digital Infrastructure, Eaton .

The company will celebrate this anniversary with events throughout 2022 at Eaton sites and customer events around the world.

“Tripp Lite employees share Eaton’s passion for customer success and continuous improvement,” added Butler. “This passion will be our guide as we face the challenges of the next 100 years together.”