Cummins Turbo Technologies celebrates 60 years

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Updated Apr 4, 2012

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Cummins Turbo Technologies is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Established in Huddersfield, U.K., on March 29, 1952, as Holset Engineering Co. Ltd., the company became known for engineering strategic components for diesel engines. Holset turbochargers are suited for the commercial diesel sector with air handling solutions spanning wastegate, two-stage, variable geometry, turbine and emerging waste heat recovery technologies.

The company, owned by Cummins Inc. of Columbus, Ind., since 1973, has more than 3,000 employees and sales of more than $1 billion. Technical centers in the U.K., China, the United States and India continue to develop air handling technologies for global customers in diverse markets, including on-highway, commercial vehicle, industrial, construction, agriculture, marine and power generation.

“Our legacy and heritage have equipped us well for the challenges ahead as we enter a new decade of accelerated global growth,” says Tracy Embree, president of Cummins Turbo Technologies. “While we continue to partner with our customers to deliver the best products and technologies, our commitment to the environment and the communities within which we live remains at the heart of our business.”