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Hydrogenics strengthens Cummins' fuel cell capabilities

November 2019 News

Cummins has announced that it closed on the previously announced acquisition of fuel cell and hydrogen production technologies provider Hydrogenics Corporation.

“We are thrilled to welcome the Hydrogenics employees to the Cummins family,” said Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO, Cummins. “Hydrogenics is one the world’s premier fuel cell and hydrogen production technologies providers, and their expertise and innovative approach will strengthen Cummins’ fuel cell capabilities. This is another step forward as we continue to invest in a broad range of clean, fuel-efficient, and high-performing products and technologies that deliver value to our customers.”


Tom Linebarger.

Cummins began developing its fuel-cell capabilities more than 20 years ago. The acquisition of Hydrogenics accelerates Cummins’ ability to further innovate and scale hydrogen fuel cell technologies across a range of commercial markets. Owning both fuel cell and hydrogen generation from electrolysis capabilities will enable the company to offer a full, differentiated hydrogen solution, from start to finish, integrated seamlessly for customers.

Hydrogenics will report under Cummins’ Electrified Power Business Segment, led by Thad Ewald, VP – Corporate Strategy, and its operations will continue to be headquartered in Mississauga, Canada. Founded in 2018, the Electrified Power business designs and manufactures fully electric and hybrid powertrain systems along with innovative components and subsystems to serve commercial markets as they adopt electrification. To date, the business has introduced complete electrified powertrain solutions in six markets across seven applications and continues to launch market leading products with customers across the world.

For more information contact Deepa Rungasamy, Cummins, +27 11 589 8512, deepa.rungasamy@cummins.com, www.cummins.com




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