COLUMBUS, Ind. — A local Cummins, Inc. employee is among eight honored with the Dr. Julius P. Perr Innovation Award.
Among the recipients is Doug Owens, Columbus, who was honored for the controls and engine architecture that improved diesel particulate filter regeneration while minimizing deposits, the company said.
The patented technology addressed the Exhaust Gas Recirculation cooler fouling by modifying the exhaust manifold and fuel systems controls. The invention modifies the exhaust manifold into separate exhaust flow paths.
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