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Cummins Inc. Company Overview
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, Cummins serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 500 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 5,200 dealer locations. Cummins reported net income of $428 million on sales of $10.8 billion in 2009.
A Culture of Responsibility
Our commitment to corporate responsibility shapes our business decisions. Since our founding in 1919, we have made it our obligation to meet the needs of both our customers and the communities where we work and live. The ultimate goal is always the same: create sustainable wealth and well-being for all our stakeholders.
· Cummins was the first to certify to U.S. EPA’s 2010 emissions standards, a full three years ahead of the requirement with the Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesels used in the Ram HD pickups
· Through Cummins Diesel Recon, we reuse and recycle more than 48 million pounds of material each year
· Using Six Sigma process improvement tools, we work with our customers to reduce the fuel consumption of their fleets and with our suppliers to develop more environmentally-friendly components for our products
· Cummins certifies the use of biodiesel blends up to B20 in our on- and off-highway engines
· Cummins powers 100 percent of new natural gas urban transit buses in the U.S. as well as more than 3,000 buses in Beijing, China and 4,200 in New Delhi, India
· Cummins is reducing facility greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent below 2005 levels by 2010 as part of the U.S. EPA’s Climate Leaders program.
The Cummins mission states that we will “demand that everything we do leads to a cleaner, healthier, safer environment,” a vision sustained through our long history of partnering with industry and government. There has never been a greater environmental challenge than climate change.
Cummins Inc. is organized into four distinct but complementary business units.
Cummins Engine Business manufactures and markets a complete line of diesel and natural gas-powered engines for on-highway and off-highway use. Its markets include heavy-and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle (RV), light-duty automotive and a number of industrial uses including agricultural, construction, mining marine, oil and gas and military equipment. Cummins Engine Business also provides a full range of new parts and services and remanufactured parts and engines through an extensive distribution network.
Cummins engines range in size from 31 to 3,500 horsepower and from 1.4 liters to 91 liters.
Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) is a joint venture of Cummins Inc. and and Westport Innovations Inc. CWI manufactures and sells the world's widest range of low-emissions alternative fuel engines for commercial transportation applications.
Cummins Power Generation Business is a global provider of power generation systems, components and services in standby power, distributed power generation, as well as auxiliary power in mobile applications to meet the needs of a diversified customer base. Cummins Power Generation also provides a full range of services and solutions, including long-term operation and maintenance contracts and turnkey and temporary power solutions.
Cummins Power Generation products include diesel and alternative-fueled electrical generator sets form 2.5 to 2,700 kW, alternators from 0.6 KVA to 30,000 KVA, transfer switches from 40 amps to 3,000 amps, paralleling switchgear and generator set controls.
The Components Business segment consists of four businesses: Cummins Filtration, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Cummins Emission Solutions and Cummins Fuel Systems.
Cummins Filtration designs, manufactures and distributes heavy-duty air, fuel, hydraulic and lube filtration, chemicals and exhaust system technology products for diesel and gas-powered equipment.
Cummins Turbo Technologies designs and manufactures turbochargers and related products, on a global scale, for diesel engines above 3 liters.
Cummins Emission Solutions develops and supplies catalytic exhaust systems and related products to the medium-and heavy-duty commercial diesel engine markets. The exhaust systems include packaging of catalytic exhaust systems, engineered aftertreatment components and system integration services for engine manufacturers.
Cummins Fuel Systems designs, develops and manufactures new fuel systems and remanufactures electronic control modules in the United States. In Mexico, it remanufactures Cummins fuel systems and others. This business services engines ranging from 9 to 78 liters.
Cummins Distribution Business drives a comprehensive global distribution strategy and channel management. Capitalizing on synergies in parts and services, this business helps Cummins by providing outstanding support to our customers, while growing a less cyclical and less capital intensive business.
The business consists of 17 Company-owned distributors and 10 joint ventures, covering 90 countries and territories through 233 locations. Through this network, trained personnel sell and distribute Cummins-branded products, related services and broader solutions such as maintenance contracts, engineering services and customized integrated products.