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DPC in the News

December 12, 2019


NORCROSS, GA (December 12, 2019) – Diesel Progress magazine has named DEUTZ Corporation as its 2019 Newsmaker of the Year. This award recognizes the person, product, company, trend, technology or news event that the publication’s editorial board deems to have generated the most news over the past 12 months.

“In a year that’s seen increased interest in electrification and other alternatives to internal combustion engines, we’re particularly proud to receive this recognition from Diesel Progress,” said Robert Mann, president and CEO of DEUTZ Corporation.

Diesel Progress considers a number of factors when determining the Newsmaker of the Year, including discussions with industry stakeholders, website and social media traffic and anecdotal impressions about what’s generating the most “buzz” among people in the power industry.

The publication cited numerous reasons for choosing DEUTZ Corporation for this award, including the introduction of 1.2 L and 1.7 L small diesel engines.

Other notable events included the introduction of gasoline powered block engines to the industrial market, unveiling of DEUTZ Power Solutions gensets across the Americas, expansion of the DEUTZ Power Center operations footprint, and the increasing popularity of DEUTZ Xchange remanufactured engines.

“Our editorial board really took notice of DEUTZ Corporation’s many activities in 2019,” said Mike Osenga, publisher of Diesel Progress. “This was a highly competitive year, and our board had its longest discussion about the recipient of this award since its inception. However, DEUTZ Corporation eventually emerged as the clear winner.”

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For more than 150 years, DEUTZ engines have supplied customized, cost-effective power to a broad array of machine types and market segments. The nine millionth DEUTZ engine was produced in 2015.  From its headquarters in Norcross, GA, DEUTZ Corporation, a subsidiary of DEUTZ AG, supports a broad range of engines with capacities up to 620 kW that are used in construction equipment, agricultural machinery, material handling equipment, stationary equipment, commercial vehicles, rail vehicles and other applications.

The company is committed to providing optimized power solutions from the drawing board to prototype to production release. The organization serves as a sales, service, parts, and application engineering center for the Americas, employing nearly 300 people. DEUTZ Corporation also operates a value-added production facility for some of its key OEM partners, as well as an engine remanufacturing facility in Pendergrass, Georgia. Strategically located DEUTZ Power Centers and Service Centers are designed uniquely support both OEM partners and end users. For more information, visit For more information, visit