The world’s first Diesel engine was invented by Rudolf Diesel, the founder of the MAN company, in 1897 in Augsburg, Germany. The Diesel generator takes its name from its founder’s name, Diesel. MAN Company is the most professional diesel engine manufacturing company in the world today, with a single unit capacity of up to 15,000kW. It is widely used in the construction of mines, railways, field sites and road traffic, and as a standby power supply or temporary power supply for factories, enterprises and hospitals. Besides, do you know the top companies that manufacture diesel generators and top brands of diesel generators? Cummins, Perkins, MTU, VOLVO, Caterpillar and others?


Grupo gerador a diesel tipo aberto 50Hz 200kw 250kva com motor Cummins 6LTAA8.9-G2

Cummins Engine Company was founded in 1919, mainly producing power generation equipment and industrial and automotive engines. Cummins is a leading company in the world in diesel engine technology and has always been the largest manufacturer of diesel engines over 200 HP and the second manufacturer of diesel engines over 50 HP. Cummins diesel generator sets provide a reliable alternative to power failures and can save a business from going dark. These generators can be connected to your electrical system and start up in a matter of seconds. They are ideal for home use, small businesses, and heavy industrial facilities. Whether you’re looking for a backup power solution or an emergency backup power system, a Cummins diesel generator is a dependable and highly efficient solution.


Conjunto de geradores abertos tipo 50Hz 1000kw 1250kva Perkins 4012-46TWG2A motor diesel

Perkins is a primary manufacturer of diesel engines. The company serves several markets and has been in business since 1932. It is based in Peterborough, England.  Its diesel and natural gas engines are widely used in various industries such as construction, mining, and other industries. due to their advantages of economy, reliability and durability. The products are 100, 3.152, 4.236, 1000, 1300, 2000, 3 000 and 4000 series. The 2000 and 3000 series are designed and manufactured by ROLLS-ROYCE, one of the most authoritative companies in the field of mechanical power. These machines are reliable and highly efficient. They are also environmentally friendly and are available in a variety of sizes. Perkins’s engine solutions provide light, warmth, protection, and peace of mind to people in the darkest of circumstances. The Perkins people are experts at designing and manufacturing innovative solutions for a wide variety of applications.


Kohler is a very big name in the diesel generator business. It is a competitor to Detroit Diesel and Caterpillar and has been building high-power engines since 1920. Kohler’s engines have been tested in extreme environments, including the South Pole and the Hoover Dam. They were also used during WWII for military applications. These days, Kohler’s focus is on tough commercial equipment.


If you’re in need of a reliable and powerful diesel generator, look no further than the Caterpillar brand. These generators are built to meet global emissions compliance requirements and are suitable for a wide range of applications. With features like low fuel consumption and superior efficiency, they meet all environmental and safety standards and can provide the power you need for any industrial project.

The brand is known for making a variety of generators, from 7 kW to 16,200 kW, to suit various needs. The brand also offers top-quality segments for its diesel generators, such as fuel tank bases, security housings, electronic governors, air cleaners, and more. With a world-class reputation and an impressive client base, Caterpillar is a reliable option for any size generator.


Conjunto de geradores abertos tipo 60Hz 1820kw 2275kva MTU 16V4000G43 motor diesel

MTU is the diesel engine system division of Daimler-Benz, the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines, whose products are widely used in military vehicles, railway vehicles, naval vessels and long running power stations. As early as 1883, MTU developed the first internal combustion engine for high-speed vehicles. In 1901, it designed and manufactured the world-famous Mercedes automobile. In 1909, it turned from manufacturing aircraft engines to producing heavy-duty diesel engines, and began to produce high-performance diesel engines in 1923. Today MTU’s main products are heavy-duty diesel engines (35 to 74 00KW per unit), gas turbine engines, electronic engine management systems and electronic monitoring systems, and heavy-duty transmissions. In early 1997, MTU’s main products were 2000 series and 4000 series engines.

FG Wilson

Founded in 1966, Belfast, Northern Ireland. FG Wilson is now the world’s leading generator set manufacturer. FG Wilson is a globally recognized brand of diesel generator sets that have been in the market for over 50 years. The company has installed over 670,000 gensets since 1990, and its history has been built on the promise of quality and value. These generator sets provide essential power around the world. FG Wilson’s diesel-fuelled generator sets are manufactured in world-class facilities in China, Brazil, and India. Their high-quality products are known for their reliability and long-lasting performance. The company’s success can be attributed to its high-quality products and world-class customer service.


Volvo is one of the world’s oldest engine manufacturers and the world’s only manufacturer of 4 – and 6-cylinder diesel engines, a Swedish company with a history of more than 120 years. It specializes in the manufacturing of heavy machinery, trucks, cars and ships, from the first volume of heavy trucks to one of the world’s three luxury cars, from 100,000 tons of oil tankers to the world famous VOLVO-PENTA diesel engine. Its gets a good reputation by characteristics of high performance, high reliability, environmental protection, low noise, easy installation, good adaptability to the plateau and other application. Power range from 68 to 500KW.

Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco diesel generators provide reliable power and low costs of ownership, making them an excellent choice for any business needing temporary or permanent power. These generators are available in different models and can be customized to suit specific needs. They can be used in stationary or portable applications and are easy to use.

Atlas Copco diesel generators are available in a variety of capacities, including single-phase and three-phase. The engines are powered by a JD T4 Final diesel engine and are enclosed in a powder-coated steel enclosure. It controls the number of units running in parallel with the demand for power. The Power Management System developed by Atlas Copco helps reduce fuel consumption and extend the life of the generator.


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has been developing and producing diesel engines and generator sets since 1917. The design, manufacture and testing of the main components are all done exclusively by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Mitsubishi diesel generator sets can work under severe environmental conditions, durability and reliability are recognized by the industry, its compact structure, low fuel consumption, long overhaul cycle. Mitsubishi series diesel generator power range of 500KW-1600KW.

Note: The above ranking is not in order and is for reference only