(COLUMBUS, Ind.) — Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today announced the creation of a dedicated Cummins Marine organization within the existing Engine Operating Segment. By consolidating its commercial and recreational teams, the Cummins Marine organization will be better positioned to serve the business and its recreational, government service and commercial marine customers.
Cummins Marine will be led by Jim Schacht, formerly general manager and executive director of Cummins Commercial Marine. Schacht will continue to report to Ed Pence, Cummins vice president and general manager, High Horsepower Engine Business.
"Today's announcement reflects how important our marine customers are to us," said Schacht. "Customers will benefit with access to a single, global team of experts who are focused on enabling their success by addressing all of their propulsion, power and integration needs."
Cummins has more than 90 years of experience in marine markets, and the new organization combines Cummins broad and deep expertise in a full range of marine products and vessel integration. Cummins extensive product range includes propulsion and auxiliary engines from 5.9 liters to 95 liters, Cummins Onan(R) and Cummins Marine generator sets from 5 kW to 1250 kW, propulsion systems, control systems, new and ReCon(R) parts and ReCon engines from 3.9 liters to 19 liters. Customer support is provided by Cummins highly capable distributors and authorized dealer network.
Cummins Marine products benefit from the broad range of markets that Cummins serves, as well as the technology experience of Cummins Components Business. Designed and integrated with the most advanced and reliable fuel systems, air-handling technology, exhaust aftertreatment systems, filtration and electronic controls, Cummins engines and generator sets deliver clean, quiet, reliable and durable power, with a low total cost of operation for the customer.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to bring the power of one Cummins Marine organization to our customers," said Dave Crompton, Cummins vice president and president, Engine Business. "Working together will better position us to grow and to bring innovative, dependable and sustainable solutions to marine customers worldwide, today and into the future."
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, Ind., Cummins currently employs approximately 54,600 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 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.65 billion on sales of $19.2 billion in 2014.
Cummins serves the marine industry with propulsion and auxiliary engines from 3.9 to 95 liters, generators from 5 kW to 1250 kW and related off engine products. Press releases can be found online at cumminsengines.com, cumminsonan.com and marine.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at twitter.com/cumminsengines and on YouTube at youtube.com/cumminsengines.