Cummins Inc. is close to hit the century mark of its inception. Founded in 1919 by Clessie Cummins and William Glanton Irwin, the company is a pioneer in commercializing the potential hidden in an unproven engine technology that was invented by Rudolf Diesel twenty years ago.
Today, Cummins Inc. is a multinational company that designs, manufactures and sells diesel engine and related technology that can be found nearly in all types of vehicles. The business revolves around engine, power generation, components business and distribution. The revenue of Cummins Inc. stood at $19.2 billion in 2014, and about 54,600 people work for the company in all parts of the world.
The company provides products and services to more than 150 countries, manufactured in 5000 facilities, which is spread across 197 countries and territories. As per company data, Cummins serves its customers through its network of 600 company-owned and independent distributor facilities and more than 7,200 dealer locations in over 190 countries and territories.