Caterpillar Inc. Files Form 8-K

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Caterpillar Inc. Files Form 8-K 
PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 6, 2012 -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT / NYSE Euronext: CATR
/ LSE: CTA) informs its stockholders that today, a Form 8-K has been filed with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") with respect to the
retirement of a corporate officer. 
On November 2, 2012, Caterpillar entered into an Equity Compensation and
Supplemental Pension Agreement with Richard P. Lavin, Group President, in
connection with Mr. Lavin's retirement from the company. As previously
disclosed, Mr. Lavin is expected to retire from the company, effective December
31, 2012. 
Caterpillar files electronically with the SEC required reports on Form 8-K, Form
10-Q, Form 10-K and Form 11-K; proxy materials; ownership reports for insiders
as required by Section 16(a) of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended; and registration statements on Forms S-3 and S-8, as necessary; and
other forms or reports, as required. All of the forms and reports filed
electronically with the SEC are available on the SEC Internet site
Caterpillar also maintains an Internet site ( and copies of
its annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports
on Form 8-K and any amendments to these reports filed or furnished with the SEC
are available free of charge through Caterpillar's Internet site
( as soon as reasonably practicable after the
relevant document has been filed with the SEC.

SOURCE Caterpillar Inc. 
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