SIBM Pune students visit Cummins mega site in Phaltan.
Cummins in India, a power leader, is a group of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Its technology and pioneering initiatives are bringing innovative solutions and dependable services at the best possible value to users across the country. Its high performance outlook is based on customer focus, integrity and capability of its people.
The Cummins Megasite at Phaltan in Maharashtra, is a 225-acre campus was conceived in 2007 to consolidate and house all ongoing and future expansions of the Cummins Group in India. In March 2008, three Cummins entities were awarded ‘Mega Project’ status by the Government of Maharashtra for their projects at the Megasite. Since then, eight projects have become operational at the Megasite.
The students has an opportunity to see the Megasite which houses two manufacturing facilities for mid-sized mechanical and electronic engines, an engine rebuild center, a reconditioning facility for engines and components, a parts distribution center, a generator set plant, a high horsepower engine plant and a soon to be opened fuel systems and emission solutions plant. The entire manufacturing range caters to the power generation, mining, industrial, construction, and oil and gas sectors, in the domestic and global markets.
The students had an opportunity to understand the the green building practices, operations at the plant which has replaced the conventional hydro dynamometer technology with eco-friendly AC dynamometer technology.
Dr R Raman
Director – SIBM Pune
Dean – Faculty of Management – SIU