Cummins extends Tier 3 product line with MDDCM generator

(MINNEAPOLIS) — Cummins Inc., a leading manufacturer of diesel engines and generator sets for the marine industry, has announced the release of a new Onan marine U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 3-certified generator, the 55-kW MDDCM.

“The expansion of our EPA Tier 3 marine product lineup to 55 kW with the MDDCM provides our customers a higher power option in a more environmentally-friendly product than previously available from Cummins Onan,” said Brian Barnes, marketing leader, Onan Marine.

“Last year, Cummins announced the creation of a dedicated Cummins Marine organization to better serve its recreational, government service and commercial marine customers. One benefit of this organization is a more efficient and singularly-focused business, which will allow us to bring improved and new products to market faster, and better address our marine customers’ needs,” Barnes said. “Today’s announcement is merely the first of many more exciting things marine customers can expect from Cummins.”

The MDDCM joins the company’s extensive Tier 3-certified marine product line, which includes engines from 6.7 to 50 liters and generators from 17 to 55 kW. Cummins Tier 3-certified engines 19 liters and below and Onan marine generators also meet future U.S. emissions requirements, and will be available for the foreseeable future.

The 55-kW Onan marine generator was engineered for lower emissions and some of the best sound and vibration mitigation in the industry while still delivering the renowned reliability and durability that marine operators have come to expect from Cummins. All Onan marine generators, including the MDDCM, feature advanced sound shields for lower sound and an optimized mounting system for reduced vibration. Plus, all are available with a Cummins Onan digital display for user-friendly diagnostics, including extensive engine and alternator information, self-diagnostic features and text display.

The MDDCM is fully integrated and factory-assembled at the Cummins Power Generation facility in Fridley, Minn., and will be available for order in late March 2016. It is backed by a five-year limited warranty, available with extended warranty options, and, like all Cummins marine products, is supported by Cummins global distributor and dealer network.

The Onan MDDCM 55-kW marine generator will be on display at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 11-15, where customers can speak with product experts and obtain additional product information in Booth F200.

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By Professional Mariner Staff