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1.When was Cummins founded?
2.When did Cummins make its initial public offering?
3.When did Cummins ship its first product?
4.How many current employees do you have?
5.What markets does Cummins serve?
6.How do I obtain copies of Cummins’ annual report?
7.Does Cummins publish quarterly reports?
8.Who are Cummins’ largest customers?
9.Who do shareholders contact regarding a change of address?
10.Who do I contact about replacement of stock certificates?
11.How do I get put on a mailing or conference call distribution list?
12.Does Cummins provide a direct stock purchase plan?
13.How do I buy Cummins stock?
1.When was Cummins founded?
 Cummins was founded on February 3, 1919.

2.When did Cummins make its initial public offering?
 Cummins stock was first traded publicly in 1947.

3.When did Cummins ship its first product?
 The first Cummins engine was produced in April 1919. It was the HVID design engine, with 6 HP.

4.How many current employees do you have?
 As of 2015, we had approximately 55,200 employees worldwide.

5.What markets does Cummins serve?
 

Cummins Inc. was founded in 1919 as a corporation in Columbus, Indiana, as one of the first diesel engine manufacturers. We are a global power leader that designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines and engine-related component products, including filtration, aftertreatment, turbochargers, fuel systems, controls systems, air handling systems and electric power generation systems. We sell our products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), distributors and other customers worldwide. We serve our customers through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 7,200 dealer locations in more than 190 countries and territories.

Cummins is organized into four complementary operating segments:

  • The Engine segment manufactures and markets a broad range of diesel and natural gas powered engines under the Cummins brand name, as well as certain customer brand names, for the heavy- and medium-duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle (RV), light-duty automotive, agricultural, construction, power generation, mining, marine, oil and gas, rail and governmental equipment markets.
  • The Power Systems segment is an integrated power provider, which designs, manufactures and sells engines (16 liters and larger) for industrial applications (including mining, oil and gas and marine), standby and prime power generator sets, alternators and other power components.
  • The Components segment supplies products which complement our Engine segment, including filtration products, turbochargers, aftertreatment systems, intake and exhaust systems and fuel systems for commercial diesel applications. We manufacture filtration and exhaust systems for on- and off-highway heavy-duty and mid-range equipment, and we are a supplier of filtration products for industrial and passenger car applications. In addition, we develop aftertreatment and exhaust systems to help our customers meet increasingly stringent emission standards and fuel systems which to date have primarily supplied our Engine segment and our partner Scania.
  • The Distribution segment consists of 37 company-owned and 8 joint venture distributors that service and distribute the full range of our products and services to end-users at over 500 locations in approximately 80 distribution territories. Our company-owned distributors are located in key markets, including North America, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, India, China, Africa, Russia, Japan, Brazil, Singapore and Central America, while our joint venture distributors are located in key markets, including North America, South America, China, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.

6.How do I obtain copies of Cummins’ annual report?
 On the left-hand navigation menu, under Contact Information click on Information Request, complete and submit the electronic form to have a copy of the Annual Report mailed to you promptly, or click on Annual Reports for an electronic copy.

7.Does Cummins publish quarterly reports?
 You can view our recent quarterly filings on our website SEC Filings.

8.Who are Cummins’ largest customers?
 We have thousands of customers around the world and have developed long-standing business relationships with many of them. We have long-term heavy-duty engine supply agreements with PACCAR, Navistar International, Volvo Trucks North America. We have long-term mid-range supply agreements with PACCAR, as well as with Daimler Trucks North America, Navistar, Ford and MAN. We also have an agreement with Chrysler for supplying the engine for use in Dodge Ram trucks. In our off-highway markets, Cummins has various engine and component supply agreements ranging across our midrange and high-horsepower businesses with Komatsu Ltd., as well as various joint ventures and other license agreements in our Engine, Component and Distribution segments.

9.Who do shareholders contact regarding a change of address?
 Contact the company's transfer agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, at StockTransfer@WellsFargo.com, or phone 1-800-468-9716 or 1-651-450-4064. You can write to the transfer agent at:

Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64854
St. Paul, MN 55164-0854


10.Who do I contact about replacement of stock certificates?
 Contact the company's transfer agent, Wells Fargo Shareowner Services, at http://www.shareowneronline.com/, or phone 1-800-468-9716 or 1-651-450-4064. You can write to the transfer agent at:

Wells Fargo Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64854
St. Paul, MN 55164-0854


11.How do I get put on a mailing or conference call distribution list?
 Professional investment analysts and portfolio managers who wish to be on Cummins’ contact list and participate in conference calls are requested to e-mail us at Investor.Relations@cummins.com. Please include your name, firm name, complete mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, and fax number. The conference call is available to the public through our web page; look on the Calendar page for the date and the link.

12.Does Cummins provide a direct stock purchase plan?
 No, Cummins does not have a direct stock purchase plan. However, shareholders of record who participate in the Dividend Reinvestment Plan may elect to purchase additional shares of Cummins stock through an automatic monthly transfer of funds. See Dividend Reinvestment Plan.

13.How do I buy Cummins stock?
 Shares of Common Stock of Cummins Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange and can be purchased through any stockbroker.

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