(COLUMBUS, IN) - As many as 600 new jobs are promised in the second expansion in eight months at the Cummins Headquarters in Columbus.
The move will bring an investment of $18 million dollars, including construction of a 130,000 square foot office building connecting to the company's downtown campus.
The announcement is the third expansion project in southern Indiana announced by Cummins in the past year.
Once the new building is filled, most likely in the first half of 2013, Cummins will employ nearly 3,000 professionals in a two-block area of downtown Columbus, three times its local presence in 2008.
Cummins reported its most profitable year in company history in 2010, largely on the strength of significant growth in large international markets such as China, India and Brazil.
The company is the world's biggest independent maker of diesel engines.
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