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Analysts say the U.S. auto industry is boosting the number of annual new models it launches by 19% over the next four years. For Eaton Corp., that means more than one new-vehicle program start per week, says Staci Kroon, president of Automotive North America.

She says the challenge isn't just adding production capacity. It's also a matter of coping with increasingly complex technology in new vehicles. Kroon says Eaton's multi-industry activities help the company gather the technical talent it needs.

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