Cummins Brings Its Generator Quality and Reliability to Residential and Light Commercial Markets

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — (Marketwired) — 11/11/13 — The Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) Power Generation business announced today a new family of generator sets that operate on natural gas or liquid propane, and are specifically designed for residential and light commercial use.

Cummins has long provided high quality, reliable backup power to a broad range of businesses including hospitals, data centers, airlines and grocery stores where emergency power is critical.

The 22kW to 60kW generators, QuietConnect™ and PowerConnect™, meet the latest emissions standards and are quiet, fuel-efficient and easy to install, making them a great fit for homeowners and businesses.

“Cummins Power Generation is entering the residential and light commercial marketplace with new and innovative standby generators that feature our legendary product performance, quality and service, specifically designed for these segments,” said Tony Satterthwaite, Vice President, Cummins, Inc., and President, Cummins Power Generation. “Now it’s easier and more affordable than ever for homeowners and business owners to enjoy the peace of mind that reliable backup power from Cummins Power Generation can provide.”

Along with the new Connect generator series, Cummins Power Generation is also launching the RA series 100A and 200A transfer switch and PowerCommand 500, which is the latest remote monitoring device for residential and business applications. Both generators include the latest transfer switches and remote monitoring devices to ensure a safe and reliable transition from one power source to the other.

The Connect series generators are powered by the Cummins QSJ2.4 engine, which was designed specifically for these generators and delivers high performance and reliability. The Connect series generators have also been designed and tested to perform under extreme temperatures and high altitude applications, and the durable enclosure is built to withstand winds up to 150 mph.

For more information on the Connect series of generators:

About Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 46,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.66 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2012. Follow Cummins on Twitter at@Cummins, on Facebook at and on YouTube at Cummins Inc.

Source: Cummins Inc.