A Brief History of the Perkins
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Perkins Engines Company Limited, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc since 1998,
is primarily a diesel engine manufacturer for several markets including agricultural, construction, material handling, power generation and industrial.
It was established in Peterborough, England, in 1932.
Over the years Perkins has expanded its engine ranges and produces thousands of different engine specifications including diesel and petrol engines.
As one of the world's leading providers of diesel engines we are passionate about delivering excellent products and services that exceed our customers expectations.
Local support from more than 3,500 outlets in 176 countries gives you access to over 40,000 fully guaranteed Perkins genuine parts.
We work closely with you to understand your challenges and requirements for parts, aftercare and maintenance so we can significantly reduce your down time
enabling you to maximise the return on your investment.
Product support excellence is a fundamental part of our brand value offering a quick, proactive response to our customers.
With an 88-year history and more than 22 million engines behind us, our customers are in an ideal position to take advantage of a heritage of engineering excellence,
as well as exceptional reliability and lower noise levels across our comprehensive product range.
Working closely with our original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to provide the best power solutions
A commitment to collaboration defines the Perkins approach to doing business.
We work alongside you at every step of the process-from initial design, through validation and production, to ongoing support in the field-to deliver power,
service and productivity in exactly the way you want it.
A collaborative approach
Collaboration starts with a conversation. We listen to what you need from our products and take pride in being able to meet those needs exactly.
We work with you to develop the engines that power your products-that build and improve the infrastructure society depends on.
Design with purpose
With Perkins engines at work in more than 5,000 applications around the globe, there's no question we know how to customise solutions for different requirements.
We design for power, reliability and durability-and to meet your unique needs-every time.
Tested for the real world
Design matters, but the only way to ensure our engines live up to your expectations is to put them to the test.
We go to great lengths with our engine validation - on test beds
and as part of machine systems in real applications - to deliver a product that's proven to work when you need it most.
A global network of customers calls for a global network of manufacturing facilities-each held to the same rigorous process and quality standards.
The Perkins team comes together to build the very best engines and deliver consistent power to you, wherever you are in the world.
Every Step of the Way
From the first conversation about engine requirements, to parts and service support in the field, to data analytics that feed future product development,
we're a better team when we collaborate with you. We work to be your trusted engine provider at every stage of the journey.
Industrial Diesel Engines
Perkins power solutions are designed to improve your performance and productivity.
We have poured our passion, innovation and engineering excellence into manufacturing more than 21 million engines
- 5 million of which are are still powering the world, and our customers, today.
Marine Power Systems
Engine uptime is critical for you, your crew, your clients and your bottom line. That's why Perkins Marine engines provide the power and reliability you need.
The Perkins range ensures you have an engine on board that will work as hard as you do.
Electric Power Generation
For over 85 years we have worked with generator set manufacturers to bring light, warmth, protection and of course peace of mind to thousands of people.
Perhaps you need an engine to operate in a harsh environment or under strenuous conditions. Maybe it will only ever be used in an emergency.
Whether it's running every day or just once a year, you can count on our world-class people to create the innovative, efficient and reliable power solutions you need for your application.
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