Perkins Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 Litre Electronic Products Deliver Optimized Performance

by Generator D. Diesel Generator
Rental, a U.S. magazine serving equipment rental professionals for the past 39 years, has selected the Perkins® Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 litre as recipients of one of its 2017 Editors Choice Awards.

The Perkins Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 litre was chosen as a winner for the 2017 Editors Choice Awards based on several factors including innovation, utility for the rental market, and audience engagement online at


A range of compact engines, the Perkins Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 litre electronic products deliver optimised performance for todays rental market.


Our durable engines are designed and tested to consistently meet the demands of rental machinery. Power from the Perkins Syncro 2.2 litre, 4 cylinder turbocharged aftercooled model has been boosted to 50 kW (67 hp) with a maximum torque of 208 Nm at 1800 rpm, while rated speed is up to 2800 rpm. Customers also have the option of a turbocharged model offering up to 36 kW (48 hp).


Performance from the 3 cylinder turbocharged Perkins Syncro 1.7 litre is an impressive 29 kW (39 hp) with a maximum torque of 120 Nm at 1800 rpm, with rated speeds up to 2800 rpm. All models features common rail direct injection and full authority electronics and meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final / EU Stage IIIB emissions standards.

Compact reliability for the rental market: Perkins Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 litre compact engines are tailor made for rental machines.

Compact reliability for the rental market: Perkins Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 litre compact engines are tailor made for rental machines.


The compact package size and sleek engine architecture of the 2.2 and 1.7 litre models feature a rear-mounted small diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC), allowing customers to adopt no-compromise machine designs across many compact applications including skid steer loaders, aerial work platforms, lift booms, wheeled loaders, hydraulic excavators and rollers.


Operators and end users will benefit from class leading torque, better load acceptance and smooth operation from machines equipped with these engines. Ease of servicing is another key benefit, with the DOC only aftertreatment being service free; along with a standard 500 hour service interval for fuel and oil filters.


The Perkins Syncro 1.7 and 2.2 liter engines are manufactured at Perkins Griffin, Georgia, U.S. facility.


Were excited to present the 2017 Editors Choice Award winners. As always, this years winning products represent the best of what leading manufacturers have to offer for todays rental inventories,says Jenny Lescohier, editor of Rental.


Products chosen for this honour are those that construction professionals have shown active interest in, so it follows theyll be looking for them at their preferred rental source. Were pleased to offer this useful insight to our readers.


The editorial teams from Rental and compiled web page views from products featured online at and then considered those that received the most interest against a set of criteria to determine the winners.


The result is the 2017 Editors Choice Awards, a listing of the industrys favoured products. Additional information on award recipients can be found in the October/November issue of Rental magazine and online at



Perkins Curitiba facility celebrates 250,000th engine milestone


Customers, distributors and employees celebrated a significant milestone for Perkins in Brazil and Latin America as the 250,000th engine came off the production line in Curitiba, Brazil.


Fourteen years after it opened, the Curitiba facility which produces Perkins® 1100 Series engines to specifically support off-highway applications in Brazil and Latin America, manufactured its 250,000th engine.


Rodrigo Chibior, Perkins Curitiba facility manager said: The production of our 250,000th off-highway engine is a significant opportunity to celebrate everything we have achieved with the Perkins brand in the region over the last 14 years. Weve served our customers with quality mechanical and electronic engines; weve established the Perkins product support and service network and have developed a world-class team of employees, who are proud to produce our engines.


He continued: As well as growing our brand awareness, Im delighted to say that across the region we have also developed strong partnerships with leading equipment manufacturers in the agricultural, electric power and construction sectors.


More than 50 guests took part in the celebration which was also attended by Perkins distributors and many of Perkinsagricultural, electric power and construction customers.


We truly value the partnerships we have with every one of our customers and this 250,000th engine celebration would not be possible without their continued support,said Vanda Camargo, Perkins general sales manager for South America. At Perkins we focus on producing quality, dependable and highly productive engines to meet our customersneeds. The mechanical and electronic 3, 4, and 6 cylinder engines manufactured at Curitiba are powering machines in Brazil, Latin America and a host of other lesser regulated territories that our customers export to.


As a leading global engine manufacturer, we remain committed to providing our customers with the right power solutions. Im proud to say this commitment enabled the Perkins Curitiba facility to achieve Brazil MAR-1 non-road emissions certification for both our mechanical and electronic engines. This has given our customers the opportunity to meet the latest emissions standards while still selecting the right engines for their machines.


Engines are produced using the Caterpillar Production System (CPS) established in all Perkins manufacturing operations, ensuring the same efficient processes and stringent quality controls are implemented at every global facility.


Production processes feature state-of-the-art computerised and robotic technology for machining, assembly, test and paint.


To meet the growing demand for Perkins engines in Brazil and the Latin America market, Curitiba employs an engaged team of 130 employees.


Perkins Curitiba facility is the flagship manufacturing base for Perkins branded engines in South America, representing the brands 85 year history of engine manufacturing excellence,added Rodrigo. The facility stands shoulder to shoulder with its 1100 Series counterparts in the UK and China, working to the same exacting quality standards and encouraging excellence throughout. Im proud to say our original equipment customers are very satisfied with what we are achieving here which is the true measure of success.


To meet its customersrequirements, Perkins continues to invest in its partnerships with equipment manufacturers, in the integration of its engines into customersmachines, and in its people, who as well as building world-class engines, provide engineering expertise, application advice, sales, marketing and service support.



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