Watlow is Elevated by Cummins to Category Partner

7/18/2017 12:00:00 AM



St. Louis, MO – Watlow®, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of complete thermal systems, announced that Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) , a global power and technology leader and one of Watlow’s key customers, elevated the company’s status to “Category Partner,” which recognizes an elite level of supplier performance. 

Category Partners are a smaller subset of Cummins’ total supplier base that have been identified as a preferred supplier for specific categories. Cummins is committed to developing strong relationships with Category Partners, and focusing on mutual successes and accelerated growth for both partners and Cummins, creating long-term commitments. 

Watlow met the criteria established by Cummins to become a Category Partner. The criteria include: demonstrated history of good quality and delivery performance, financially stable, technology and innovation, warranty coverage, global / regional footprint, capacity, management commitment and relationships and support of diversity, green and social initiatives. 

“We are honored to be chosen as a Category Partner to Cummins, a world leader in engine technology” said Greg Wagner, general manager and vice president at Watlow. “Our team members have worked hard to create and maintain a strong relationship with Cummins. Our companies share a long-term vision of innovation, and we look forward to achieving that vision together.”

A cross-functional team from Cummins visited Watlow’s Richmond, IL facility on Tuesday, April 18 and presented the Watlow team with a commemorative plaque. 


About Watlow

Watlow provides best in class engineering expertise and leading thermal products that enable customers to thrive.

Watlow brings its experience to numerous industries, including semiconductor processing, environmental chambers, energy processes, diesel emissions, medical and foodservice equipment.

Since 1922, Watlow has grown in product capability, market experience and global reach. The company holds more than 450 patents and employs 2,000 employees working in nine manufacturing facilities and three technology centers in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia. Watlow also has sales offices in 50 countries around the world. The company continues to grow, while the commitment remains the same – to provide its customers with superior products and services for their individual needs. 

For additional information call your nearest Watlow representative:

Phone: 1+ (800) WATLOW2, 1+ (314) 878-4600
Fax: 1+ (877) 893-1005, 1+ (314) 878-6814

About Cummins Inc.

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins currently employs approximately 55,400 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 7,400 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.39 billion on sales of $17.5 billion in 2016. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com or http://www.cumminsengines.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at www.twittter.com/cumminsengines and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/cumminsengines.