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Cummins Upgrades Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Operations

Power technology company Cummins Inc. plans to upgrade operations in Nash County, North Carolina. The $580 million project is expected to create 80 jobs.

The Rocky Mount Engine Plant currently produces mid-range engines for a multitude of markets. The investment will include new equipment and an assembly line upgrade for next generation products.

“We are excited to be driving continued growth within Nash County and creating jobs that rely on high caliber technology for the future,” said Steve Pinkston, Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant Manager. “Cummins is focused on Destination Zero and getting there as quickly as possible. We need engagement from federal, state, and local governments like Nash County to achieve our goals and we are grateful for their support. When we receive engagement from local partners like this, it helps us move faster toward a more sustainable future.”

Cummins Inc. is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration and power generation products.

"It’s a stamp of approval from one of our largest employers that they like it here, they are growing here, they are profiting here, and they are investing here,” noted Nash County Director of Economic Development Andy Hagy. Cummins has received approval for tax incentives.

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