Valvoline and Cummins renew their lubricants partnership

Valvoline and Cummins Inc. an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products announced a five-year renewal of their marketing and technology partnership agreement.

Under this renewal, Cummins will endorse and recommend Valvoline’s Premium Blue™ engine oil for its heavy-duty diesel engines and generators and will sell Valvoline products through its multiple channels worldwide. Additionally, Cummins’ plants across the globe will use Valvoline-supplied lubricants and oils in day-to-day operations.

“When I think about our unique partnership with Cummins, I think about two of the best-known teams in our respective fields making each other better,” said Valvoline Chief Executive Officer Sam Mitchell. “This relationship is undeniably one of the most important ones we have, and our strategic and fruitful alignment is ultimately beneficial for our companies, our people and our customers.”

Cummins Vice President and President of the Distribution Business Tracy Embree said, “This is a fantastic partnership that couples our cutting-edge engines with Valvoline’s innovative motor oils to provide optimal performance for our customers. Our engines are working in some of the toughest conditions around the world, so we benefit from the strong products that Valvoline brings to supplement their performance. We truly bring out the best in one another.”

In addition to its strategic partnership and the ongoing collaborative product and technology innovation, Cummins and Valvoline have formed numerous joint ventures around the world focused on the production, distribution and marketing of lubricants, grease and allied products.

“We believe that the Valvoline/Cummins relationship can get even stronger over these next five years and beyond as we partner more closely and align our teams to bring value to even more customers around the world,” added Sam Mitchell.

Cummins Inc. was founded in 1919 and it is headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.) with approximately 57,800 employees worldwide.