Officials from Microsoft, Cummins, and McKinstry celebrated the start of operations Wednesday, October 25, at their new advanced energy lab in Seattle, Washington, maintaining it could deliver important insights not just on powering datacenters, but on a host of other energy-intensive activities.
“In the future, the research work done here will help us and our customers in really diverse applications and market segments,” said Gary Johansen, Executive Director of Power Systems Engineering at Cummins.
While the storm response has stabilized in Florida, the company is actively working to help bring electricity to key parts of Puerto Rico, where roughly 80 percent of residents were without power as of Oct. 19.
As local students returned to school in the U.S., Cummins leaders recently joined policymakers to discuss a question plaguing industries around the world: how can society prepare and encourage more children, especially girls, to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and manufacturing?
Women make up approximately 20 percent of engineering undergraduates in the United States, and careers in these fields often are not even considered by younger students. Without awareness of the potential of these career paths, these numbers are unlikely to improve.
CUMMINS HAS ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT THAT WILL HELP A NORTHWEST INDIANA (U.S.A) WIND FARM EXPAND, PRODUCING LOW-CARBON POWER FOR THE GRID EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF ELECTRICITY THE COMPANY USES AT ALL OF ITS INDIANA FACILITIES.
Trade expansion and NAFTA make a difference for Cummins, our suppliers, our employees and their families, and it makes our communities and economies stronger.
Those are the words of Cummins Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger, who testified on the Modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) before the United States House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
CUMMINS RISK INSURANCE COORDINATOR CHRISTINA ECKERT HAS STRUGGLED WITH WEIGHT HER ENTIRE LIFE.
“When I lost a little, I’d catapult right back up the scale as soon as I stopped sacrificing,” she said. “In June 2016, I also had severe lower back pain and a torn heel. It hurt to walk, so I walked less. Then the Cummins LiveWell Center opened.”
Cummins ranked No. 21 on the 2017 annual list, which included more than 1,000 participating companies.
“The more we grow and expand globally, the more important it is that we attract and develop employees from around the world who have the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the markets in which we do business,” said Executive Director, Global Diversity and Right Environment, Kelley Bertoux Creveling.
“We’re at our best when we fully include those unique perspectives, experiences and languages - truly leveraging the power of diversity and inclusion.”
AS TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN GLOBAL BUSINESSES AND GOVERNMENTS AROUND THE WORLD BECOME INCREASINGLY COMPLEX, CUMMINS DIRECTOR FOR INTERNATIONAL ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE FERNANDA BERALDI SAYS TRANSPARENCY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER.