Tenneco Inc. announced on July 30 that it has become a global diesel emission control system integration supplier to Caterpillar Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, and diesel engines. Tenneco will work with Caterpillar to develop and produce diesel engine aftertreatment systems for Caterpillar
These aftertreatment systems, along with Caterpillars leading engine emissions reduction technology, will be used globally to meet stricter diesel emissions regulations that phase in beginning early in the next decade.
Earlier this year, Tenneco announced that it projects it will achieve an average compounded annual OE revenue growth rate of 11% to 13% between 2008 and 2012, primarily driven by tightening emission control regulations globally.
Tennecos global emissions operations include 48 emission control manufacturing facilities and four global engineering centers devoted to emission control engineering and advanced technology. The companys engineering capabilities and broad range of emission control products and systems help vehicle manufacturers address increasingly stringent emissions and noise regulations, the drive for better fuel efficiency and the emission control demands of diesel and other alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles.
Tenneco is a $6.2 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in Lake Forest, Ill. and approximately 21,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of emission control and ride control products and systems for the automotive original equipment market and the aftermarket.