Establishing a diversity initiative
A Cummins case study

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Cummins is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high performance, low emission diesel engines and power generation sets. The company also includes component technology leaders such as Hoslet turbochargers, Newage alternators, Fleetguard filtration systems and Nelson exhaust products.

Operating in business-to-business markets, Cummins reported worldwide sales of $6.6 billion and employed 28,500 people in 1999. The company has been established in the UK for almost 50 years and operates 6 highly productive manufacturing plants located across the country.

As a global company, people are viewed as the key to the performance of the company. There is great emphasis upon having a diverse, achievement-orientated workforce and this is viewed as essential to the process of continuously improving performance. A diverse workforce also helps to reflect the increasingly diverse international customer base of the company.

Cummins | Establishing a diversity initiative