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Cummins launches lubricants and filtration products at CAMINEX 2019 ABF

Cummins, a global power leader and corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, will be demonstrating its innovative range of innovative, state-of-the-art lubrication and filtration products at Zambia’s premier and highly acclaimed Copperbelt Mining, Agricultural and Industrial Expo 2019 (CAMINEX) in Kitwe, Zambia from 4th – 6th June. CAMINEX offers essential value to the area’s rich mining belts and is the only mining, agricultural and industrial trade expo in the Copperbelt region and has been in operation for some years now. Showcasing the latest in products, machinery, technologies and services that these and related industries can offer, CAMINEX brings together industry professionals, decision makers and purchasing influencers in a business environment that stimulates networking, exchanging of ideas and sharing of information to culminate in developing partnerships that will enhance business growth in the region and promote environmental sustainability.

Fleetguard Filtration

Proved to be high performing

The power generation leader, enjoying a strong, established presence in Zambia, will be hosting a large exhibition stand at CAMINEX 2019, covering some 18m x 13m. Situated along one of the roads in the middle of the Kitwe show grounds, the Cummins exhibit will provide excellent viewing and business networking opportunities. Various products will be launched at CAMINEX 2019 with Cummins professionals on hand to introduce and engage the prestigious and well-renowned products with customers. Cummins Zambia is proud to introduce its expanded Automotive and Agricultural product ranges to include the now-available innovative Cummins Premium Blue Valvoline Oil range. This product range provides superior technical performance and boasts advanced product technology to ensure a longer engine life, extended drain capability, reduced maintenance, keeping the engine operating at peak performance constantly, thus lowering the cost of ownership. The product has proved to be a high performing, reliable engine oil and has sustained the efficiency of its applications. Whilst the products are used extensively in Mining, they are highly compatible and aligned to applications in the Automotive and Agricultural markets.

John Kambing'a Aftermarket Leader Cummins Zambia filtration

The company will also be introducing its extended superior Cummins Fleetguard Filtration product range at CAMINEX 2019. The range has been refined and developed over some 50 years in close collaboration with an engine manufacturer to ensure world class excellence. The Fleetguard products are designed to meet and exceed Cummins, and many other OEMs, engine requirements. The full range comprises some 8000 Filtration products and are engineered to satisfy a wide range of applications in the Mining, Automotive and Agricultural markets and will hence make their Zambian debut at CAMINEX due to market requirements in the regions.

Cummins Zambia enjoys a strong presence in the Mining sector and is synonymous with Power Generation solutions from generators, engines, alternators to control systems. The products on display have been developed also for the Mining sector and continue to provide reliable and durable solutions to ensure the power solutions are always on.

Our customers are King

Commenting at CAMINEX 2019, Aftermarket Leader for Cummins Zambia, Mr John Kambing’a, said: “We are proud to be associated with CAMINEX 2019 and take pride in launching our Cummins recommended Valvoline Lubricant Oil and Fleetguard Filtration ranges to our customers and prospective customers in the Automotive, Agricultural and Mining markets. We are here to provide customer support excellence by providing products to suit their needs. We are enthusiastic about creating partnerships with our OEMs and other key stakeholders to empower and bring about business growth. It is our goal to meet and exceed our customer expectations through collaboration and solution-orientated engagement. We are here to add value to our customers – reduce down-time, locate difficult-to-find parts, provide engine specs, support events; we want to keep our customers Cummins. Our customers are King!”

Cummins serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and over 7,600 dealer locations. Backed up by a powerful global service network, Cummins stands behind the quality of its products by offering factory-backed Extended Warranty Programs. To get closer to customers, the company has fully equipped site service, field service and maintenance facilities in Zambia.

Meshach Kwegyir-Aggrey filtrationChallenge the Impossible

Cummins celebrated its centennial anniversary in February with a simple message: “Challenge the Impossible,” as it continues to innovate a wide range of technical solutions that break boundaries and power the future, pioneering a world that is Always On. The company enjoys decades of experience in power generation and is a world leader in the design and manufacture of generator sets and innovative energy solutions for the automotive, agricultural, marine, construction and power generation markets. The company has a strong sustainability focus and leads the industry in advanced emissions solutions, ensuring that its products meet the required emission standards. Enjoying a strong history of emission leadership has enabled Cummins to develop its own emission solutions which are packaged in accordance with regulations and requirements.

The headquarters for Cummins Zambia is in Kitwe, whilst the headquarters for Southern Africa and Cummins South Africa is in Waterfall City, Johannesburg, South Africa; with branches in Cape Town, Durban, Kathu and Middleburg in the country; as well as branches in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The company also enjoys a wide range of dealer networks in support of its widespread Southern Africa footprint.

Commenting on the business environment in Zambia, the General Manager for Cummins Zambia,   Mr Meshach Kwegyir-Aggrey said, “Cummins offers extensive support to the mining sector and will continue to do so as it looks to strengthening and extending its product offering to other sectors of the market including Automotive and Agriculture. Cummins Power Systems is a global provider of power generation systems, components and services in standby power, distributed power generation, as well as auxiliary power in mobile applications, meeting the needs of a diversified customer base in the power generation industry.”

Tristan Wiggill
Special Features Editor at Business Fleet Africa