Cummins Inc. today (April 24) announced a significant expansion of its Seymour, Ind., campus that includes investing $219 million in new construction and the addition of 290 jobs to support the company’s global high-horsepower engine business.
According to a press release, Cummins Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger was joined by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, U.S. Rep. Todd Young and Seymour Mayor Craig Luedeman at an event that was attended by the 525 employees of the Seymour engine plant.
This is the third major announcement in Seymour in two years and in that time the company has added new engineering and production test cells, constructed a new shipping and receiving dock, enlarged the energy center and begun work on the QSK95 and the QSK120, the most powerful high-speed diesel engines in the world.
As part of the expansion, Cummins is adding new warehouses, more engineering and production test cells, a new office building that will house up to 500 people, a cylinder block line and parking for the new employees. Included is a new manufacturing facility for aftertreatment components for high-horsepower engines.
The new jobs are engineering and advanced manufacturing positions that will support the company’s global high horsepower business.