Cummins seals deal on Jacobs Vehicle Systems acquisition04 May 2022

Cummins has closed on its acquisition of Jacobs Vehicle Systems (JVS) from Altra Industrial Motion Corp.

Jacobs Vehicle Systems is a supplier of engine braking, cylinder deactivation, start and stop and thermal management technologies.

Cummins said that the addition of JVS brings new technologies that will provide growth opportunities for Cummins’ current and future advanced engine platforms.

“Adding Jacobs’ engine braking and cylinder deactivation technologies creates new growth and technical opportunities to advance our path to zero emissions strategy to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050,” said Jennifer Rumsey, Cummins’ president and chief operating officer.

Operations from Jacobs Vehicle Systems will report into Cummins Turbo Technologies, a business unit led by Shon Wright, vice president of Cummins Turbo Technologies, that resides within the company’s Components segment.

Founded in 1961, JVS has roughly 600 employees and more than 60 years of experience in engine retarding and valve actuation systems for the commercial vehicle industry. JVS has two primary manufacturing facilities in Bloomfield, Connecticut (U.S.) and Suzhou, China.

Separately, Cummins has also announced the intention to acquire Meritor, a provider of of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets.

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