Cummins acquires Johnson Matthey’s automotive battery system business

Acquisition, divestment & Spinoff

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Cummins has acquired Johnson Matthey’s automotive battery system business in the United Kingdom, the company said in a press release on 31 January. The divested business, which was a subsidiary of Johnson Matthey, specializes in high-voltage automotive grade battery systems for hybrids and electric vehicles. Johnson Matthey’s automotive battery system business is based in Milton, the United Kingdom and has 50 employees. The acquisition was signed and closed on 31 January.

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