The Holset Engineering Co. was a British company that manufactured turbochargers primarily for diesel and heavy duty applications.
In 1973, Cummins bought the company after being briefly owned by the Hanson Trust. Holset now operates facilities in China, India, Brazil,South-Africa the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In 2006, the division officially changed its name from Cummins Turbo Technologies to
to better identify itself can its parent company.
Turbocharged products still use the Holset brand.
1986 Cummins began with the acquisition of Onan and completed it in 1992. Since then, Onan has evolved into Cummins Power Generation (now Cummins Power Systems), a wholly-owned investment division of Cummins. The Onan name continues to be used for modern versions of its traditional motor-driven generators for RV, marine, commercial mobile, home and portable generators.
announced that it has changed its brand and will unify strategy across the Power Systems business segment, offering high-speed engines from 760 to 4,400 hp and power systems from 2 to 3,500 kW, including main and standby generator sets, alternators, circuit breakers and other components.
Currently, the portfolio includes the brands Cummins, Cummins Power Generation and Cummins Onan. Effective immediately, the brand will be consolidated under the Cummins brand. The Cummins Power Generation and Cummins Onan brands will be discontinued and the Onan name, synonymous with portable generator sets, will be repositioned in the recreational vehicle market as a generator product line under the newly unified Cummins brand.
Cummins Inc. will also acquire the entire Permanently switch the "Fun Roads" brand to Cummins RV
and the Fun Roads brand will also be discontinued.
With Onan now being repositioned as an RV product line, the new rv.cummins.com website and social media platforms serve as tools for RVs across the country to find relevant information such as product specifications and our sales and service locator.
“In order to unify Cummins into a cohesive and unified brand, we decided that consolidating both products (engines and generators) into the Cummins motorhome family would only strengthen the brand and be more consistent with our manufacturers and
speaks to consumers,” said Jodie Wilson. "The rebranding will not impact the product or service offering, but it will help us deliver on our promise of reliability around the world.