|By Marketwired .||
|May 2, 2014 03:00 PM EDT||
COLUMBUS, IN--(Marketwired - May 02, 2014) - Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today recognized the top suppliers to its U.S. operations at its 2014 U.S. Supplier Conference held in Indianapolis, Ind. In all, 17 suppliers to Cummins' businesses and functions achieved recognition for delivering exemplary service and support in a range of categories, including U.S. Supplier of the Year.
"These suppliers have demonstrated and exceeded the qualities that we expect of all of our suppliers -- high quality, on-time delivery, innovation, service and commitment to Cummins' values," said Lisa Yoder, Vice President -- Supply Chain and Manufacturing. "They understand what it means to be a true partner to Cummins, helping us be successful so that we, in turn, help our customers succeed. It's called winning at the hand offs."
The winning suppliers were nominated by the respective business units and functional areas from more than 5,000 suppliers to Cummins in the United States. The awards recognize suppliers that are helping Cummins transform its supply chain into one that is market driven.
The winners are:
- Freeman Enclosure Systems, LLC
- Robert Bosch, LLC
- Kubota Corporation
- NGK Automotive Ceramics USA, Inc.
- Apollo Security International Inc.
- VCST Industrial Products
- Jasper Rubber Products, Inc.
- Affiliated Construction Services Inc.
- UTi Holdings, Inc.
- WABCO Compressor Manufacturing Co.
- Feuer Powertrain GmbH & Co. KG
- The Bellevue Manufacturing Co.
- Tupy S.A. Senior Operations, LLC
- Teksid Hierro De Mexico S.A. de C.V.
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., (USA), Cummins currently employs approximately 48,000 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 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at @Cummins and on YouTube at CumminsInc.
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