Perkins Celebrates 80 Years of Innovation, Cuts Delicious-Looking Cake

Mid-June has marked a significant milestone for the equipment engine business, as Perkins celebrated 80 years of innovation. At its headquarters in Peterborough, England, the milestone was an opportunity to highlight the significant achievements that have been delivered by Perkins people over the years, and it was a chance for the global Perkins team to celebrate the company’s rich heritage. The celebration also marks the unveiling of a new brand image, with the launch of a refreshed and strengthened Perkins brand.

“Our goal is to build strong, lasting relationships with our customers, by providing high-quality, innovative products and unbeatable service that will grow their business,” said Gwenne Henricks, Perkins president. “From today, customers will see and experience the changes that have been made to our global brand. Changes, which will ensure that our customers have a positive, consistent experience of Perkins wherever they are in the world.”

Today, Perkins is one of the world’s leading suppliers of off-highway diesel and gas engines in the 4- to 2,000-kW (5- to 2,800-hp) market. Perkins’ key strength is its ability to tailor engines precisely to meet customers’ requirements, which is why its engine solutions are trusted by more than 1,000 leading manufacturers in the industrial, construction, agricultural, materials handling and electrical power generation markets. For more information and a look at the changes that have been made to the brand, visit