【编者按】康明斯艾利森公司（Cummins Allison Corporation）是全球领先的现金点钞、清分和扫描设备、支票存储及赌场票券处理方案，以及硬币清分、清点设备供应商。其董事长威廉·琼斯（William J. Jones）先生带有美国人特有的自信和进取精神，与之沟通令人充满正能量。谈到与广电运通的合作，印象最深的是琼斯先生在表达对广电运通肯定的同时，常常将客户利益挂在嘴边，相信这也是CA品牌历经128年市场风雨磨练，仍能在市场上保持领先地位的重要原因之一：适应市场的趋势并满足客户的需求。以下为访谈详情，敬请关注。
William J. Jones 是康明斯艾利森公司（以下简称CA）董事长，CA是一家私有技术和制造公司，总部位于美国伊利诺斯州。 CA设计、制造并销售高科技的商业货币和支票处理设备，为全球银行、政府、赌场、武装运输公司及零售商提供如硬币清分、纸币清点、纸币清分以及纸币与支票扫描设备。这些产品用于清点、清分、鉴别美金及其它外币。此外，CA扩大经营范围，销售并服务由总部位于中国广州的广电运通公司生产的ATM设备。
William J. Jones is Chairman of Cummins Allison Corporation, a privately held technology and manufacturing company headquartered in Mt. Prospect, Illinois, USA. Cummins Allison designs, manufactures and distributes high-tech commercial currency and check processing equipment such as coin sorters, currency counters, currency sorters, as well as, currency and check scanners which are used by banks, governments, casinos, armored carriers, and retailers around the world. These products help to count, sort and authenticate U.S. and foreign currencies. In addition, Cummins Allison sells and services an extensive line of automated teller machines (ATMs) which are manufactured by GRGBanking, headquartered in Guangzhou, China.
Established in 1887, Cummins Allison has more than 50 sales and service branch offices throughout America, and wholly owned subsidiaries in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom. All manufacturing is done at their facilities in Mt. Prospect, Illinois a suburb of Chicago. Cummins Allison products are also sold and serviced through an extensive sales and service dealer network in more than 70 countries throughout the world.
Bill Jones joined Cummins Allison in 1979, and soon thereafter distinguished himself as an inventor. He currently holds 114 patents issued by the United States Patent Office. The majority of these patents revolve around the processing and authentication of U.S. and foreign coin and paper currency. Bill became Chairman of the Company in 1994.
A highly respected spokesperson on manufacturing issues, Mr. Jones has testified numerous times before The United States Congress. Mr. Jones is committed to the promotion of government policies that will foster innovation, a strong industrial base and balanced international trade.
Mr. Jones was selected to serve as a fellow of the George H. Gallup Institute, a diverse group of American leaders who work to discover, test, and apply new solutions to social problems. He is president and a trustee of the Jones Family Trust, which provides college scholarships to minority students who reside in Chicago. Cummins Allison is an active member of the National Association of Manufacturers.