Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., toured the Cummins Mid-Range Engine Plant in Columbus this morning, talking with workers and company leaders about the success of the company and how lawmakers can help Indiana businesses keep moving forward.
"Cummins is a quality driven and team-driven company," said Donnelly, a first-term senator who served one term in the U.S. House of Representatives before defeating Republican Richard Mourdock in the November election.
Tom Linebarger, Cummins Inc. chairman and chief executive officer, said the company's global success has been driven in part by diversification and focusing on quality. He said Congress can help businesses by taking a pragmatic look at the challenges faced by the nation.
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