Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,713 pages of information and 235,473 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Cummins Engine Co

From Graces Guide
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