Cummins Inc., is the world’s largest designer and manufacturer of
diesel engines ranging from 55 to 3,500 horsepower. Our key markets
for these engines are on-highway vehicles, industrial equipment, and
power generation. In addition, Cummins provides fuel systems,
controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and
electrical power generation systems. Together we make people’s lives
better by unleashing the power of 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 (USA),
Cummins employs approximately 40,000 people worldwide and serves
customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a
network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributor
locations and approximately 6,000 dealer locations. Cummins earned
$1.0 billion on sales of $13.2 billion in 2010.
Founded in Liuzhou in 2011, Guangxi Cummins is a joint venture of
LiuGong Machinery and Cummins. The JV focuses on designing and
producing engines designed and fully localized for construction
equipment in developing and emerging markets. It officially started
operations in 2013 and volume is planned to reach 50,000 units with
the capability to expand in the future.
engines will be fully localized in China and adapted for
construction equipment usage by the joint-venture to meet the demand
of LiuGong and other equipment manufacturers in China.
investment in MidRange engine production will complement Cummins
existing manufacturing capabilities in China that have focused
primarily on the automotive market. Development and optimization of
Cummins MidRange engines specifically for China adds significant
value to the construction machinery industry in China, which has a
strong and growing demand for high performance, reliable engine
"The joint-venture announced today with LiuGong
creates the foundation for both partners to significantly expand in
the construction equipment market in China, the largest in the
world, and where robust demand will continue to drive growth," said
Tom Linebarger, President and Chief Operating Officer, Cummins Inc.
"Not like others, LiuGong is born and lives for the heavy equipment.
That’s the reason we never stop investing and working with industry
leaders to make our machines better. Cummins and LiuGong have over
13 years of successful cooperation and we are going with that.”
"I am delighted that we are expanding our long-term relationship
with LiuGong, one of the leading and most respected equipment
companies in China. LiuGong has achieved outstanding growth in
recent years and is poised to expand its business even faster in the
"It is clear that LiuGong shares many important
values with Cummins. LiuGong focuses on the needs of its customers
and is committed to excellence in everything it does. These shared
values will help drive our new joint-venture forward to achieve its
goals," said Linebarger.
Cummins currently supplies MidRange
engines to LiuGong for both its domestic market in China and for its
global operations. The joint-venture operation in Liuzhou City will
focus on introducing engines purpose-designed and fully localized
for construction equipment in China. This fit-for-market approach
recognizes the opportunity offered by customizing engines to meet
specific economic and operational requirements.