COLUMBUS, Ind. (Jan. 9, 2014) – Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) announced today that it is the recipient of the 2013 Newsmaker of the Year award from Diesel Progress North American magazine. This is the third time that Cummins has received this honor. Cummins was previously named Newsmaker of the Year in 2002 and in 2007.
The Diesel Progress North American Newsmaker of the Year award, which began in 1997, honors the company, person, product, technology or industry trend that made the most news in the heavy-duty industrial engine and equipment markets during the calendar year.
Mike Osenga, publisher of Diesel Progress North American, cited Cummins presence in the news over the course of 2013 as a factor in the decision. “New engine platforms, integrated powertrains and all kinds of engine business news – Cummins was in the news all year,” Osenga said.
According to Diesel Progress North American, key contributing factors to Cummins winning the Newsmaker of the Year included its broad range of on- and off-highway engine introductions, its expanding relationship with Navistar and the launch of the SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain with partner Eaton.
“Delivering technology-leading products to help our customers grow and expand is the true measure of our success. The products we’ve launched over the last few years have been some of our best products. Cummins appreciates our employees’ hard work and dedication, as they are the reason for our success and this recognition,” said Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO – Cummins Inc.
About Cummins Inc.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins currently employs approximately 46,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.65 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2012. Press releases can be found on the Web at cummins.com or cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at twitter.com/cumminsengines and on YouTube at youtube.com/cumminsengines.