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Cummins Engine Co

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March 1949.

of Shotts, Lanarks.

British arm of Cummins Inc. of Columbus, Indiana, USA, maker of diesel and natural gas engines

1956 Private company.

1961 Manufacturers of high speed diesel engines up to 335h.p. 500 employees.[1]

1973 Cummins Engine Corporation purchased Holset Engineering Co from Hanson Trust; planned to combine the 2 operations in turbo-charger manufacture.

1986 Acquired Self-Changing Gear Co from Leyland Vehicles[2]

1989 Sold the Self-Changing Gear Co to United Scientific Holdings

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times April 22, 1986