Cummins Power Generation Establishes First Distributorship in Iraq with HMBS

LAS VEGAS, NV -- Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with HMBS in Iraq for all Cummins brand products and equipment. The announcement came during Power Gen International 2005, the world's largest annual trade show for the power generation industry. For the Cummins power generation business unit, Cummins Power Generation, HMBS will represent all the products in the commercial generator set business and power electronics (switchgear, transfer switches and power protection systems). Cummins Power Generation designs, manufactures, installs and maintains diesel and gas emergency standby, temporary and prime power generation systems ranging from 12 kilowatts to 2700 kilowatts.

HMBS is a diversified enterprise headquartered in Baghdad, Iraq, and has offered services throughout the country continuously since 1910. With more than 6,500 employees, the company is involved with a variety of commercial activities including manufacturing, agriculture, industrial services, information technology and telecommunications, real estate and investments.

"Cummins Power Generation is proud to be the first generator set manufacturer to establish a distributorship in Iraq that covers the whole country," says Antonio Leitao, General Manager of the commercial power generation business in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. "As a global company with a network of over 170 local distributors, Cummins believes strongly in maintaining a local presence to provide the best possible customer service. HMBS is a large and stable partner for this endeavor."

In addition to its other endeavors, HMBS currently serves as Iraq's oldest and largest engineering services and contracting company with a grade-A certification.

Cummins Power Generation, a subsidiary of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), is a global leader in increasing the availability and reliability of environmentally responsible electric power around the world. With over 80 years' experience, its global distributor network delivers innovative low-emissions power solutions for any need - commercial, industrial, recreational, emergency and residential. Products include alternators, generator-drive engines, and temporary or permanent pre-integrated power systems that combine generator sets and power control and transfer technologies. Services range from system design, project management, financing, and operation and maintenance contracts to development of turnkey power plants. For more information, contact Madeline Foss, Cummins Power Generation, 1400 - 73rd Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN, 55432. Phone: 763-574-5942; fax 763-574-5298. Or visit

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