Cummins Plant Marks Engine Production Milestone
Posted on August 15, 2013
Cummins Inc. announced it has reached a production milestone at its Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) in Jamestown, N.Y., with the assembly of the 1.5 millionth engine.
Jamestown is one of Cummins 28 worldwide manufacturing locations and produces many of the Cummins Heavy-Duty engines including the ISX15, the ISX12 and the ISM diesel engines. Production of the flagship ISX15 has exceeding 677,000 engines since 2003, Cummins said. The facility is also in full production with the new high-performance Cummins Westport ISX12 G Heavy-Duty natural gas engine.
The JEP, established in 1974, is considered one of the top five heavy-duty diesel engine production facilities worldwide with production in recent years typically exceeding 100,000 engines annually, the company said. It accounted for 12% of Cummins total engine production in 2012.