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Cummins Expands High Horsepower Site

Posted on April 24, 2012

Cummins Inc. announced a significant expansion of its Seymour campus that includes investing US$219 million in new construction and the addition of 290 jobs to support the company's global high horsepower engine business.

As part of the expansion, Cummins is adding new warehouses, more engineering and production test cells, a new office building that will house up to 500 people, a cylinder block line and parking for the new employees. Included is a new manufacturing facility for aftertreatment components for high horsepower engines. The new jobs are engineering and advanced manufacturing positions that will support the company’s global high horsepower business, Cummins said.

In other Cummins news, Cummins Filtration has signed an agreement to sell its North Plant in Lake Mills, Iowa, U.S.A., to the city of Lake Mills and donate the child care and fitness center facilities to the city. No financial terms were disclosed.

Cummins Filtration, which operated from a 9290.3 m2 space in the North Plant, will lease approximately 3251.6 m2 back from the city of Lake Mills for the continued production of filtration media. Cummins Filtration will continue to operate the Lake Mills South Plant.

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