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Cummins creates dedicated Cummins Marine organization

Written by Nick Blenkey
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Jim Schacht: "Customers will benefit with access to a single, global team of experts"

FEBRUARY 13, 2015 — Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has created a dedicated Cummins Marine organization within its 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. Mr. 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 Mr. 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 extensive marine product range includes propulsion and auxiliary engines from 5.9 liters to 95 liters, Cummins Onan and Cummins Marine generator sets from 5 kW to 1,250 kW, propulsion systems, control systems, new and ReCon parts and ReCon engines from 3.9 liters to 19 liters. Customer support is provided by Cummins distributors and authorized dealer network.

“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.”

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