Cummins Power Generation Supplies Power for Cricket World Cup in Sri LankaBy Cummins Power Generation, PRNE
Thursday, March 17, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2011 - Cummins Power Generation and Trade Promoters Limited (TPL) are providing
power for the floodlights at all three stadiums used for the 2011 Cricket
World Cup in Sri Lanka. The tournament ranks fourth among the world's
most-viewed sporting events. The floodlights enable the matches to be played
The tenth set of matches since the tournament began in 1975, the 2011
Cricket World Cup is being played in Bangladesh and India as well as in Sri
Lanka, from February 12 through April 2. The three venues in Sri Lanka are R
Premadasa Stadium in Colombo; Muttiah Muralitharan International Cricket
Stadium in Kandy; and Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota.
The stadiums in Kandy and Hambantota were constructed specifically for the
Don Puar, director, Asia Pacific Commercial Product Business for Cummins
Power Generation, said, "Winning the contract to supply power for this
prestigious sporting event is a tribute to the reliability and advanced
technology of Cummins Power Generation systems, and to the technical
expertise and service provided by TPL, our partner in Sri Lanka."
About the ICC Cricket World Cup
The International Cricket Council (ICC) organizes the ICC Cricket World
Cup, the premier international championship of men's One Day International
(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Day_International) (ODI) cricket
(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cricket). There are preliminary qualification
rounds that culminate in a finals tournament held every four years.
About Trade Promoters Limited (TPL)
TPL, the sole distributor for Cummins Power Generation in Sri Lanka, is
responsible for many important power projects throughout the country,
including the international airport, the main ports in Colombo, hospitals,
factories, hotels, banks, office complexes and apartment buildings. TPL has
also been involved in the supply of 24-hour power to the Jaffna Peninsula for
the past five years.
About Cummins Power Generation
Cummins Power Generation, a subsidiary of Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), is a
global leader dedicated to increasing the availability and reliability of
electric power around the world. With more than 90 years' experience, its
global network of distributors in over 190 countries delivers innovative
solutions for any power need-commercial, industrial, recreational, emergency
Products include alternators, generator-drive engines and pre-integrated
power systems, combining generator sets and power control and transfer
technologies. Services range from system design, project management,
operations and maintenance contracts to development of turnkey power plants.
For more information, contact Scott Murphy, Director of Global Marketing,
Cummins Power Generation, 1400 73rd Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432. Phone:
+1-763-574-5670; fax: +1-763-574-5811. Or visit www.cumminspower.com.
Cummins Contact: Scott Murphy Director of Global Marketing Cummins Power Generation +1-763-574-5670 Agency Contact: Nora McInerny Periscope +1-612-399-0633 firstname.lastname@example.org
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