About Us


Over 85 Years of Onan Quality

Established by D.W. (David) Onan in 1920, Onan has been a leader and pioneer in power generation equipment for more than 80 years and engines for 50 years. A lot of years have passed and a lot has changed since the first Onan generator sets entered the market - the products, technology, marketplace and of course, the company. In 1986, Onan Corporation became a fully owned subsidiary of the Cummins Engine Company (now Cummins Inc.), the world's largest designer and manufacturer of diesel engines ranging from 55 to 2,700 horsepower for on-highway vehicles, industrial equipment, and power generation. During our history, the Onan branded product lines have expanded, while still being known as solid, innovative and hard working.



World Leader in Power Generation

Today Onan branded products are built by Cummins Power Generation, a subsidiary of Cummins Inc. and a world leader in the design and manufacture of power generation products and services.

Onan branded products are used in recreational vehicle, marine, commercial mobile, and residential standby applications.

Largest Customer Support Network

Cummins Onan generators are supported by the largest and best-trained worldwide certified distributor/dealer network in the industry. That means that when you need help, a Cummins Onan distributor/dealer is nearby. This extensive network makes it easier to get genuine parts, quality service, and expert installation assistance when and where you need them. Cummins Onan's extensive training and certification process demonstrates our strong commitment to exceptional product service and support.

To learn more about our company and products, we invite you to visit our corporate global site, www.power.cummins.com

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