Cummins gets Corning for emission products

Corning Inc. is forming a long-term partnership with Cummins Emission Solutions, a business unit of engine maker Cummins Inc., for to supply emission-control products, especially for the ceramics located inside diesel particulate filters

Corning Inc. is forming a long-term partnership with Cummins Emission Solutions, a business unit of engine maker Cummins Inc., for to supply emission-control products, especially for the ceramics located inside diesel particulate filters (DPFs).

Thomas Hinman, senior vp & gm of Corning Diesel Technologies, said the deal focuses on integrating Corning DuraTrap filters and Corning Celcor substrates into an advanced aftertreatment platform optimized for a range of Cummins ’07 compliant medium- and heavy-duty on-highway engines.

Since 2001, Hinman said Corning has invested some $365 million in its diesel manufacturing facility in the Corning, NY area to make the large filter and substrate products for diesel engine exhaust treatment systems.

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