Cummins Inc

Industry: Auto Parts Services

Fortune Rank: 218

Cummins, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, distribution, and servicing of diesel and natural gas engines, electric power generation systems, and engine-related products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Power Generation, Filtration and Other, and International Distribution. The Engine segment manufactures and markets a range of diesel and natural gas-powered engines for the heavy and medium duty truck, bus, recreational vehicle, light-duty automotive, agricultural, construction, mining, marine, oil and gas, rail, and governmental equipment markets. It offers a variety of engine products with displacement from 1.4 to 91 liters and horsepower ranging from 31 to 3,500. The Power Generation segment provides electric generators; power systems; and related accessories, components, and services. These products include diesel and gas generators used in recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles, and pleasure boats, as well as diesel and gas generator sets, transfer switches, and switchgear used in commercial facilities for emergency back-up and prime power. In addition, it provides an alternative source of generating capacity, which is purchased by utilities, independent power producers, and large power customers for use as prime or peaking power. The Filtration and Other segment produces filters, silencers, and intake and exhaust systems; and supplies turbochargers for commercial applications. The International Distribution segment provides parts and services to its customers, as well as full service solutions, including maintenance contracts, engineering services, and integrated products. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and other customers worldwide. Cummins was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana.

Cummins Inc

Cummins Inc is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Cummins Inc was ranked number 218 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 218th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Cummins Inc achieved revenue of $10,800.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $428.00 million.

Cummins Inc's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 181st on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $14,342 million (a change of -4 million compared to 2010) and profits of $755 million (a change of -327 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Cummins Inc would be ranked 233rd rather than 218th due to its profits of $428 in 2010.

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