Caterpillar Exhibit at bauma China Show is the Largest Display Ever for the Company

 Caterpillar Exhibit at bauma China Show is the Largest Display Ever for the
                                   Company

Company leverages China's most renowned trade show in construction industries
to demonstrate its long-term commitment to China

PR Newswire

SHANGHAI, Nov. 26, 2012

SHANGHAI, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the theme of "Building customer
success for over 100 years," Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is showcasing its
industry leadership at bauma China 2012, the International Trade Fair for
construction machinery, building material machines, construction vehicles and
equipment.

Located at the Shanghai Exhibition Center, the Caterpillar display covers more
than 12,000 square meters, the largest trade show display ever for
Caterpillar. Caterpillar's bauma China booth is showcasing nearly 50 machines,
including six new products, as well as services and technology that can be
widely applied by its growing base of Chinese customers. The company's
products are also ideally suited to support China's 12th Five-Year Plan, which
includes a focus on industrial developments for new roads, water and
irrigation projects, railway expansion, new airports, urban construction and
energy development.

"Caterpillar's products are playing a positive role as our Chinese customers
take part in the on-going economic development in China by supporting
infrastructure development, energy production and resources utilization," said
Caterpillar Group President and Chief Financial Officer Ed Rapp, who will take
on a new role of Group President with responsibility for Construction
Industries beginning next year. "In China, we believe the long-term outlook is
positive for the industries Caterpillar serves, and China remains an important
emerging market for Caterpillar. Just as we have done in other regions of the
world, we are focused on systematically building out our business model in
China to enable customer success."

Win in China is one of the "Big 8" Imperatives in Caterpillar's enterprise
strategy. In recent years, Caterpillar and its independent dealers have made
significant investments to expand the range of products and components
produced in China, increase and improve customer support services and expand
and enhance dealer coverage in every province.

"At Caterpillar, we are proud to call China home, and we continue to make
significant investments to increase our facilities and grow our employee base
in China," said Qihua Chen, currently General Manger of Caterpillar (Xuzhou)
Limited. Chen will take on the newly announced role of Caterpillar Vice
President with responsibility for China Operations beginning next year.
"Caterpillar's products, services and solutions are well positioned to fit
with China's drive for an environmentally sustainable economy and industrial
upgrading."

Interesting facts about the Caterpillar exhibit include:

  oA unique Cat excavator built for the latest Bond film SKYFALL will be on
    display.
  oThe "House of Brands" exhibit tells the story of brands owned by
    Caterpillar, which enables the company to provide the widest range of
    products, services and solutions to support customer success.
  oThree antique tractors produced in East Peoria, Illinois, in the late
    1920s and early 1930s and still in running condition, will be displayed at
    bauma China.
  oA customer night will be hosted by Caterpillar and Cat dealers on November
    28. More than 900 customers will gather together to share their success
    stories.

About Caterpillar:
For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress
possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and
revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer
of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines,
industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a
leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar
Remanufacturing Services and Progress Rail Services. More information is
available at: http://www.caterpillar.com.

SOURCE Caterpillar Inc.

Website: http://www.caterpillar.com
Contact: Jim Dugan, Global Government & Corporate Affairs, +1-309-494-4100,
dugan_jim@cat.com, or Penny Wu, Corporate Affairs, +86 10 5921 1422,
Wu_Penny@cat.com, both of Caterpillar
 
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