Accelerate Your Savings with the Cooper InVision(TM) Downtime Reduction System

ST. LOUIS, September 6, 2007 - Cooper Bussmann introduces its ROI Before You Buy 90-day trial program to demonstrate its new Cooper InVision(TM) System's ability to minimize each downtime occurrence for substantial cost savings. The program, offered for a limited time, provides customers a site assessment, support services and system components to allow testing of a specific customer-selected process before expanding the System to other critical circuits.

"We are so confident the Cooper InVision System will save our customers hundreds of thousands of dollars in downtime, we want to make it easy for them to try it," explained Joe Fox, director, systems & services, Cooper Bussmann.

The Cooper InVision wireless, circuit-monitoring - and easy to retrofit - System reduces the time by nearly 50 percent of an open-circuit event and the notification of maintenance personnel. The System provides via phone, fax or e-mail:

the exact location of the open circuit
the replacement part number and location
the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) to wear for the electrical hazard level

The company will provide System components to allow testing of a discrete customer process; components include a Gateway, up to eight Routers, and up to 50 Intelligent Fuse Monitors (IFMs).

For an estimate of the savings utilizing the new Cooper InVision System, Cooper Bussmann provides an online calculator at Simply enter the requested information of facility downtime cost and estimated time allowed for each step taken between an open-circuit event and power restoration. Minimizing each downtime occurrence - even by a few minutes - can add up to substantial savings.

Call 866-436-7870 or e-mail to schedule a site assessment and installation, or for more information about the Cooper InVision ROI Before You Buy 90-day trial program. See for details.

About Cooper Bussmann

Cooper Bussmann, a division of Cooper Industries (NYSE: CBE), is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, and manufactures and markets circuit protection products globally for the electrical, electronic and transportation industries. Additional information about Cooper Bussmann is available online at

About Cooper Industries

Cooper Industries, Ltd. is a global manufacturer with 2006 revenues of $5.2 billion, approximately 85 percent of which are from electrical products. Incorporated in Bermuda with administrative headquarters in Houston, Cooper employs approximately 31,000 people and operates eight divisions: Cooper B-Line, Cooper Bussmann, Cooper Crouse-Hinds, Cooper Lighting, Cooper Menvier, Cooper Power Systems, Cooper Wiring Devices and Cooper Tools group. Cooper Connection provides a common marketing and selling platform for Cooper's sales to electrical distributors. For more information, visit

Judy Simms-Brown
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