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 55,000 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 7,200 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.4 billion on sales of $19.1 billion in 2015.
Cummins Inc. is organized into four distinct but complementary business units: Engine Segment, Distribution Segment, Components Segment and Power Generation Segment.
Africa is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world with 54 countries and Cummins has a presence in 51 of these through various distribution networks.
Formally established in 2010, the headquarters of the Cummins Africa Area Business Organization is located in Johannesburg, South Africa and is the nerve center for all Cummins operations on the Continent.
Cummins has had a presence on the continent since 1946 and launched its first manufacturing plant (Filtration) in South Africa in 1998. Today the organization has company-owned entities in 10 countries with more than 1,400 employees.