MARKTHEIDENFELD, Germany—Diesel engine maker Cummins Inc. says it has broken ground on a state-of-the-art emissions solution plant in central Germany.
The new facility, located in Marktheidenfeld, about 80 kilometres southeast of Frankfurt, will be home to Cummins subsidiary Cummins Emission Solutions.
According to the company, the facility will see the design and manufacture of selective catalytic reduction (SCR) dosing systems, a critical part of emissions control systems for diesel engines.
Cummins acquired the SCR dosing business from Hilite International in July 2012.
“Our decision to construct this new building here in the heart of Germany will allow us to provide high quality products, service and support to our customers throughout Europe and the world,” Cummins CEO Tom Linebarger said in a statement.
Construction is expected to begin later this summer with completion in early 2014.