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Cummins recognizes Eaton as ‘Top Supplier’


GALESBURG, Mich. — Cummins has recognized Eaton as a ‘Top Supplier.’

The two companies worked together on the SuperTruck program and also jointly launched the SmartAdvantage integrated powertrain package.

Eaton was recently named one of Cummins’ top suppliers in the U.S. for its technology contribution and partnering. Pictured (L-R): Tim Millwood, executive director, purchasing, Cummins; Scott Adams, executive director, sales, Automotive North America, Eaton; Tom Stover, chief technology officer, Vehicle Group, Eaton; Michael Johnson, director, sales, Automotive North America, Eaton; Lisa Yoder, vice-president, Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing, Cummins; and, Steve Spaulding, vice-president, Engine Business Unit Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Cummins.

Eaton was recently named one of Cummins’ top suppliers in the U.S. for its technology contribution and partnering. Pictured (L-R): Tim Millwood, executive director, purchasing, Cummins; Scott Adams, executive director, sales, Automotive North America, Eaton; Tom Stover, chief technology officer, Vehicle Group, Eaton; Michael Johnson, director, sales, Automotive North America, Eaton; Lisa Yoder, vice-president, Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing, Cummins; and, Steve Spaulding, vice-president, Engine Business Unit Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Cummins.

“It is a great honour to receive this award, and reflects the hard work and commitment of our team to exceed customer expectations every day,” said Tom Stover, chief technology officer, Eaton’s Vehicle Group. “We appreciate Cummins as a valued customer and look forward to continuing and expanding our successful collaboration.”

Eaton was one of 17 supplier recognized under the program.

“These suppliers have demonstrated and exceeded the qualities that we expect of all of our suppliers – high quality, on-time delivery, innovation, service and commitment to Cummins’ values,” said Lisa Yoder, vice-president, supply chain and manufacturing. “They understand what it means to be a true partner to Cummins, helping us be successful so that we, in turn, help our customers succeed. It’s called winning at the hand-offs.”


James Menzies

James Menzies

James Menzies is editor of Truck News magazine. He has been covering the Canadian trucking industry for more than 15 years and holds a CDL. Reach him at james@newcom.ca or follow him on Twitter at @JamesMenzies.
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