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Cummins Named a Top Company for Diversity

COLUMBUS, IN--(Marketwired - May 01, 2014) - Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has been named one of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc for the eighth consecutive year.

Cummins, which ranks 15th in the 2014 annual list, was selected from more than 1,200 companies that participated.

"Diversity gives Cummins a competitive advantage in producing the best products with the best people from all over the world," said Kelley Creveling, Executive Director - Global Diversity and Right Environment at Cummins. "Our ranking on DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies list is a nice recognition of how far along we are on our diversity journey and the work that's been done so far. We're fortunate to have exceptional commitment from our leaders and employees overall and that shows in our ranking."

This year's list included companies from a wide range of industries. The full list can be found at www.DiversityInc.com/top50. The ranking is based on four key areas of diversity management:

  • Talent Pipeline: workforce breakdown, recruitment, diameter of existing talent, structures
  • Equitable Talent Development: employee resource groups, mentoring philanthropy, movement, fairness
  • CEO/Leadership Commitment: accountability for results, personal communications, visibility
  • Supplier Diversity: spend with companies owned by people from underrepresented groups, accountability, support

About Cummins

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 48,000 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 $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com or www.cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at @Cummins and on YouTube at Cummins Inc.

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