Cummins to Toast 'Focal Point' in Seymour

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The operations in Seymour produce large engines for industries including marine, oil and gas and mining. The operations in Seymour produce large engines for industries including marine, oil and gas and mining.

One of the signature pieces of a large-scale expansion at Columbus-based Cummins Inc.'s (NYSE: CMI) Seymour operations is set to open this afternoon. The $70 million Seymour Technical Center will be home to more than 400 workers and is part of an approximately $300 million investment in Jackson County in recent years. Cummins calls the center the "global focal point" of engine development and low-emissions technology for the High-Horsepower Engine Business.

Recent additions in Seymour also include new warehouses, additional engineering and production test cells, an office building to hold thousands of employees, a cylinder block line and a new "aftertreatment component" manufacturing facility.

The attention to Seymour is not the only big project for Cummins in the state. The company broke ground in April on a $30 million distribution business headquarters in Indianapolis. That project is part of a major renaissance of the city's recently-dubbed Market East District. The area in and around where Market Square arena once stood and includes a new transit center, multi-million dollar high rise and renovations to transform the Old City Hall into an upscale art hotel.

You can connect to more information on the Seymour Technical Center by clicking here.

Director of External Communications Jon Mills says the expansion will have statewide and global implications.
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