Cooper Industries is a diversified global manufacturer with 2010 revenues of $7.5 billion, with 87% of which comes from electrical components.Founded by brothers Charles and Elias Cooper in 1833, the company started as a foundry located in Mt. Vernon, Ohio and is now a globally famous company in the areas of tools, hardware, lighting and power.Cooper has made great achievements in each area by focusing on being a leader, stability and the development of business initially and steadily. We are proud to meet the various requirements of our customers with the highest working and ethical standards.The Company has eight operating divisions with leading market share positions and world-class products and brands. With its broad range of products, Cooper is uniquely positioned for several long-term growth trends, including the current global infrastructure build-out; improvements to enhance the reliability and productivity of the electric grid; the increasing demand for higher energy-efficient products and the need for improved electrical safety.In 2010, thirty-seven percent of total sales were to customers outside the United States. Cooper has manufacturing facilities in 23 countries as of 2011, and employs more than 31,000 people throughout the world.Cooper is registered in Ireland and holds its headquarters in Houston, Texas.