Cummins Inc. recently celebrated the production of the 1.5 millionth engine at its Jamestown Engine Plant in Jamestown, N.Y. The JEP, established in 1974, is one of the top five heavy-duty diesel engine producers worldwide and has exceeded 100,000 engines annually in recent years. JEP also remains one of the company’s largest manufacturing facilities, as it accounted for 12 percent of Cummins’ total engine production in 2012.
Jamestown is one of Cummins’ 28 worldwide manufacturing locations and produces many of the Cummins Heavy-Duty engines, including the ISX15, the ISX12 and the ISM diesel engines.
JEP is the largest private employer in Chautauqua County, N.Y., with over 1,400 employees working in the 1 million-plus square foot facility.