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LiuGong supplies Guangxi Cummins powered Wheel Loaders to Overseas Markets

SHANGHAI/CHINA, May 19, 2014 - LiuGong, a global leader in manufacturing a full line of extreme duty equipment, begins to deliver wheel loaders, equipped with the brand new Guangxi Cummins L9.3 engine, to the overseas market, starting a new chapter in LiuGong and Cummins’ long-term relationship.

ZL50CN, 855N, 856 and all other LiuGong Tier II 5 ton wheel loaders are the first to be equipped with the L9.3 engine manufactured by Guangxi Cummins Engine Co. Ltd.  The engine is uniquely designed for the wheel loader market and optimized for 5-tonne bucket capacity. The L9.3 is built is built at Guangxi Cummins’ state of the art manufacturing facility and is produced using top of the line machining and testing systems to meet the various demands of both the Chinese and those of the international markets.

“We could not be happier with the results of this endeavor and with the end result” said Mr. Yu Chuanfen, President of LiuGong Machinery. “These machines have been tested and running in the Chinese domestic market for more than a year. LiuGong and Cummins have worked together to create a new standard of cooperation in the industry.”

Founded in Liuzhou in 2011, Guangxi Cummins is a joint venture of LiuGong Machinery and Cummins. The JV focuses on designing and producing engines designed and fully localized for construction equipment in developing and emerging markets. It officially started operations in 2013 and volume is planned to reach 50,000 units with the capability to expand in the future.

“Not like others, LiuGong is born and lives for the heavy equipment. That’s the reason we never stop investing and working with industry leaders to make our machines better. Cummins and LiuGong have over 13 years of successful cooperation and we are going to with that,” added Yu Chuanfen.