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Chinese diesel generators are popular in many countries in the world, nowadays China diesel generators with stable quality, full complete configurations, affordable price, and fast delivery are more and more costly for many buyers and users to choose from, and also become an indispensable and important part of the global power energy system.

Below are 10 well-known diesel engine manufacturers in China, who are well known for their strong influence in the diesel genset industry.


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Cummins is one of the well-known brands in the diesel generator set industry.

They were founded in 1919 in the United States.

After more than 100 years of development, Cummins has become a leader in energy solutions for the power industry, offering a wide range of engines for various purposes that are efficient, reliable, and durable for high-quality diesel generators.

Cummins has two joint venture plants in China.

1. DCEC Engine Co., Ltd. (DCEC) is the world’s leading powertrain solution provider, mainly manufacturing DCEC-designed medium and heavy-duty engines.

These engines include the B, C, D, L, and Z series, covering displacements of 3.9L, 4.5L, 5.9L, 6.7L, 8.3L, 8.9L, 9.5L, and 13L, with power ranging from 80 to 680 horsepower.

They are widely used in light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks, urban buses and shuttles, construction machinery, marine applications, and generator sets.

DCEC engines feature excellent fuel economy, strong power, high reliability, durability, and environmental safety.

2. CHONGQING CCEC Engine Co. Ltd, (CCEC) is Cummins’ leading manufacturer of heavy-duty, high-power generators in China.

CCEC mainly produces three series of diesel engines: CCEC N, K19, K38, K50, and M11, generator sets, and other power units.

Products are suitable for construction machinery, mining machinery, petroleum machinery, rail machinery, port machinery, stationary and mobile diesel generator set power stations, marine propulsion power units, standby power generators, pump power generators, and other power units.


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Perkins Engines Company Limited was established in Peterborough, England in 1932.

A subsidiary of USA Caterpillar Inc. since 1998, is primarily a diesel engine manufacturer for several markets including agricultural, construction, material handling, power generation, and industrial.

Over the years, Perkins has expanded its engine catalog, producing thousands of different engine specifications.

PERKINS’ Chinese factory in Wuxi City mainly produces 400 and 1100 series diesel engines.

Perkins Diesel Generators are trusted for their efficiency, low emissions, and long service life.


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DEUTZ is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of drive systems for off-highway applications.

The Company was founded in 1864.

Its core competencies are the development, production of drive solutions in the power range of up to 620 kW for off-highway applications.

DEUTZ engines are used in various applications, including construction equipment, diesel generator, agricultural machinery etc purposes.

DEUTZ also offers a comprehensive range of digital and analog services through more than 1000 sales and service partners in over 130 countries.

Deutz has two joint venture plants in China.

1. Deutz (Dalian) Engine Co., Ltd., and operates as a joint venture between Deutz AG and Chinese partners.

The company combines Deutz’s advanced engine technology and expertise with local manufacturing capabilities to produce engines specifically designed for the Chinese market.

2. Hebei Huabei Diesel Engine Co., Ltd (called HUACHAI) established in 1970, is affiliated with NORINCO, one 100% state-owned company.

It is the exclusive license manufacturer of “Deutz AG” BFM1015C/CP, TCD2015, and TCD 12.0/16.0 series water-cooled diesel engines in the world.

From 1979-1992, it introduced B/FL413F/513 series air-cooled diesel engines.

Chinese Deutz Diesel Generators are known for their high quality, performance, and reliability, and are widely used in various industries and applications.


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FAWDE, named FAW JIEFANG AUTOMOTIVE CO., LTD is a leading Chinese manufacturer of diesel engines and generator sets.

FAWDE offers the low fuel consumption diesel engine from 17kW to 332kw.

FAWDE Diesel Generators are known for their efficiency, low emissions, and reliable power generation.


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YANGDONG CO., LTD commonly known as YANGDONG, was established in 1964, after 50 years of development, it has become one of the largest multi-cylinder diesel production bases of small, multi-cylinder diesel engines in China, we recombined with YTO Group in the 2010 year.

YANGDONG ENGINE, with a wide product range, technological advancements, and global reach, Yangdong continues to be a preferred choice for engines in various industries worldwide.



SDEC (Shanghai Diesel Engine): SDEC is a major Chinese manufacturer of diesel engines.

The diesel generator powered by SDEC engine ranges from 160kW to 1800kW.

SDEC Diesel Generators are highly regarded for their durability, fuel efficiency, and low operating costs.


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Founded in 1946, Weichai Holding Group Co., Ltd.

is a leading multinational industrial equipment group in China with significant influence in the world.

With Weichai Power, Shacman, Weichai Lovol Smart Agriculture, Fast transmission, Hande axle, Torch spark plug, Ferretti, KION, Linde Hydraulic, Dematic, PSI, Baudouin, Ballard and other well-known brands at home and abroad, Weichai Group has 8 listed companies at home and abroad with 11 stocks.

The diesel generator powered by Weichai engine ranges from 20kW to 2200kW.

Weichai Diesel Generators are known for their advanced technology, fuel efficiency, and reliability.


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Founded in 1951, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Group Co., Ltd. (Yuchai Group for short).

Yuchai engines are exported to more than 180 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, America, and Africa.

Yuchai engine products cover 14 major platforms, 49 series, and more than 2,000 categories with a power ranging from 15KW to 4,200 KW, including diesel engines, gas engines, fuel cells, hybrid power systems, pure electric systems, engine range extenders, and electric drive axles.

The diesel generator powered by Yuchai engine ranges from 20kW to 2200kW.

Yuchai Diesel Generators are known for high horsepower, high torque, high reliability, low fuel consumption, low noise, low emission, and high adaptability


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Baudouin, founded in 1918 Cassis France.

Mainly production PowerKit Diesel, PowerKit Gas, PowerKit VS, Marine Propulsion, and Marine Genset.

It has two factories in China and India.

For 100 years, Baudouin has designed and manufactured the highest quality diesel engines for marine and power generation applications spanning 18- 4125kVA.

Baudouin Diesel Generators are known for their quality, durability, and reliability.


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Shanghai MHI Engine Co., Ltd. (SME) is a leading engine manufacturing company based in Shanghai, China.

Established as a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

(MHI) and Shanghai Diesel Engine Co., Ltd. (SDEC), SME combines the expertise and technologies of both companies to produce high-quality engines for various industries.

Its generator covers from 625kVA to 2273kVA.


What Documents Do You Need to Pre-Prepare in Advance Before The Generator Set Arrives In Your Country?

Whether you buying diesel generators from China or other countries, you have to prepare documents for customs declaration.

Invoice, There are two types of invoices, the pro forma invoice and the commercial invoice.

The pro forma invoice provides an estimate of the total amount of the order and is used by the customs department to declare the total value of the goods. The commercial invoice includes details of all import transactions from start to finish. You should keep it for tax and audit purposes.

Packing list, the freight forwarder prepares the packing list to prepare the bill of lading, which is required by customs to identify the items contained in the shipment without opening the container and searching the entire shipment. It lists all the items as well as the net and gross weights and dimensions of the items.

Bill of lading (B/L), the ocean bill of lading is a carrier’s document required by the customs department for import clearance, issued by the carrier to provide details of the goods and the terms of delivery, and also serves as your voucher for picking up the goods from the shipping company.

Certificate of Origin, Certificate of Origin (CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN) is a document issued by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) or Customs to prove that the exported goods are of Chinese origin. It can enjoy zero or preferential tariffs in some import destination countries.

Test Certificates to demonstrate that the electrical products have undergone testing to ensure they meet quality and safety standards. Certificates of conformity, electrical test reports, and reports for safe transport of goods may be required.

Having these documents can ensure smooth customs clearance and timely installation and sales of diesel generators locally. It is advisable to consult with freight forwarders and customs brokers familiar with import regulations to ensure compliance and a successful importation.


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Ke Wong

Ke Wong

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