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Cummins Sponsors USA National Pavilion at 2010 Shanghai World Expo

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Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI)(FREE stock trend analysis) and the USA National Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai World EXPO announced today that Cummins has become an official sponsor of the USA National Pavilion.

More than 190 countries are participating in the Shanghai World Expo, which the city hopes will provide a lasting pilot example of sustainable urban living. The Expo, which runs from May 1 to Oct. 31, 2010, is expected to draw upwards of 70 million visitors.

Cummins will be participating as an official sponsor of the USA National Pavilion. Under the sponsorship agreement signed between Cummins and USA Pavilion operator, Cummins will work with the organizers to promote the Pavilion theme, as well as host guests and customers at the pavilion site.

“Cummins is honored to be part of the team at the USA Pavilion,” said Steve Chapman, Group Vice President of Cummins and head of Cummins China and Russia. “The Shanghai World Expo and the USA Pavilion promote environmentally sustainable development and the use of technology to improve people’s lives, which is well aligned with Cummins’ vision in, and commitment to, making people’s lives better by unleashing our clean power.”

“We welcome and appreciate Cummins’ support of the USA National Pavilion,” said Ellen Eliasoph, USA Pavilion Co-Founder. “As a company having a strong commitment to development in China, Cummins is contributing to ‘Better Cities and Better Lives’ by working closely with their Chinese partners and customers to promote clean power transportation solutions. We are honored that Cummins has chosen the USA National Pavilion as a focal point for their China market development.”

“I am delighted to welcome Cummins as a sponsor of the USA National Pavilion at next year’s World Expo in Shanghai,” said Beatrice Camp, U.S. Consul General in Shanghai. “The Shanghai Expo offers leading American companies such as Cummins an opportunity to demonstrate their environmental commitment to the 70 million visitors expected to attend from China and around the globe.”

This will be the first time China will host a world expo. At more than 60,000 square feet, the USA National Pavilion will be one of the largest pavilions on the Expo grounds. It will showcase American culture, values, and United States business in China's most dynamic city, while concurrently celebrating the friendship and cooperation between the U.S. and China.

About Cummins

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA)(FREE stock trend analysis) Cummins serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of more than 500 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 5,200 dealer locations. Cummins reported net income of $755 million on sales of $14.3 billion in 2008. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com.

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