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Cummins CEO Promotes ESG Progress at Annual Meeting

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Despite the pandemic, Cummins was able to make significant progress on its environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities in 2020, Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger told shareholders and guests at the company’s Annual Meeting earlier this month.

The Cummins leader said the progress will be critical to achieve the goals and aspirations included in the company's PLANET 2050 environmental sustainability strategy.

Cummins Achieves Major Milestone in 3-D Printing for Production Parts

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Global power leader Cummins is finalizing its first production part using a new, high-precision 3D metal printing technology called binder jet. This marks a significant milestone in the company’s additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 journey. 

Cummins Is Demonstrating the Potential to Use Hydrogen to Store Other Forms of Renewable Energy

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Global power leader Cummins is working on three projects that use hydrogen production as a means to store renewable energy, a key issue for proponents of wind, solar and other low-carbon renewable energy sources.

Using renewable sources such as wind to produce hydrogen emits no greenhouse gases. Wind energy can be converted into hydrogen using an electrolyzer and utilized in several ways – from fuel-cell hydrogen trucks, buses and trains, to ships powered by liquid ammonia made from hydrogen, to a substitute for natural gas for heating homes.

Cummins Hosts Mobile on-Site COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at U.S. Facilities

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When Cummins Inc. announced they were offering free COVID-19 vaccines for employees, contingent workers, and their dependents; reservations began to immediately fill up. 

Cummins began vaccinating its workforce and their dependents on April 1, in Columbus, Indiana. The company partnered with the state’s health department and local health care provider, Premise Health to ensure there was enough vaccine and medical professionals to handle the demand. 

Cummins Helps Hydrogen-powered Aircraft Take Flight

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One of the world’s first hydrogen-powered aircraft, using global power leader Cummins’ fuel cell technology, was unveiled at the Stuttgart Airport late last year in Germany. Called the DLR-HY4, the four-seat airplane has successfully completed 30 2-hour test flights.

Cummins Progressing on New Fuel Cell Assembly Facility in Germany

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Cummins is getting closer to the opening a new plant in Herten, Germany, this year that will initially focus on the assembly of fuel cell systems for a low-carbon economy.

The facility will eventually expand to also support fuel cell stack refurbishment and includes space for research and development. 

Cummins Joins Calls to Advance Voter Accessibility

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Cummins has endorsed a recent Business Roundtable statement supporting efforts to advance voter accessibility in the United States, Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger announced last week.

Cummins Employees Raise Awareness on Gender Inequality and Bias on International Women's Day

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More than 5,000 Cummins employees participated in 47 conversations hosted in 22 countries around the world to challenge gender bias and inequality on International Women’s Day earlier this month.

The goal of having 24 hours of continuous conversations on gender equity – organized by several groups within the company including Cummins Powers Women – was exceeded in both the number of events and the incredible engagement across the company. 

Cummins Leader Calls for Continued Innovation in All Technologies to Reach Environmental Goals

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Innovation in both internal combustion and alternative technologies is the best way to achieve important environmental benefits today and a carbon-neutral future, a Cummins leader told a U.S. Senate committee Tuesday.

Vice Chairman Tony Satterthwaite testified that advanced internal combustion engines can achieve immediate reductions in air pollutants and carbon emissions while the infrastructure and manufacturing scale develops for low-carbon technologies like battery and fuel cell electric powertrains.

2020 is Banner Year for Low-carbon Technology at Cummins

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Despite a year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Cummins expanded its low carbon alternative power portfolio and the prospects for a more sustainable tomorrow.

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