Caterpillar Inc. Group President and Investor Relations Senior Manager to Participate in the Wells Fargo Securities: Industrial

  Caterpillar Inc. Group President and Investor Relations Senior Manager to
    Participate in the Wells Fargo Securities: Industrial and Construction
              Conference 2013 on May 8, 2013; Webcast Available

PR Newswire

PEORIA, Ill., May 6, 2013

PEORIA, Ill., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Group
President Stu Levenick and Investor Relations Senior Manager Rich Moore will
be speaking at the Wells Fargo Securities: Industrial and Construction
Conference 2013 on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. They are scheduled to speak at
10:55 a.m. Eastern Time. No presentation materials will be available. The
event will be webcast in real-time and available to the public through the
following website:

Listeners should go to the website at least 30 minutes before the live event
to register and to download and install any necessary audio software. The
webcast will be available for replay for 90 days; no transcripts from the
presentation will be made available.

About Caterpillar:

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress
possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2012 sales and
revenues of $65.875 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:

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expectations and are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "believe,"
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statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, including,
without limitation, statements regarding our outlook, projections, forecasts
or trend descriptions. These statements do not guarantee future performance,
and we do not undertake to update our forward-looking statements.

Caterpillar's actual results may differ materially from those described or
implied in our forward-looking statements based on a number of factors,
including, but not limited to: (i) global economic conditions and economic
conditions in the industries and markets we serve; (ii) government monetary or
fiscal policies and infrastructure spending; (iii) commodity or component
price increases, fluctuations in demand for our products, or limited
availability of raw materials and component products, including steel; (iv)
our and our customers', dealers' and suppliers' ability to access and manage
liquidity; (v) political and economic risks and instability, including
national or international conflicts and civil unrest; (vi) our and Cat
Financial's ability to: maintain credit ratings, avoid material increases in
borrowing costs, and access capital markets; (vii) the financial condition and
credit worthiness of Cat Financial's customers; (viii) changes in interest
rates or market liquidity; (ix) changes in financial services regulation; (x)
inability to realize expected benefits from acquisitions, including ERA Mining
Machinery Limited, and divestitures, including the divestiture of the Bucyrus
International, Inc. distribution business to our independent dealers; (xi)
international trade and investment policies; (xii) market acceptance of our
products and services; (xiii) changes in the competitive environment,
including market share, pricing and geographic and product mix of sales; (xiv)
successful implementation of capacity expansion projects, cost reduction
initiatives and efficiency or productivity initiatives, including the
Caterpillar Production System; (xv) inventory management decisions and
sourcing practices of our dealers or original equipment manufacturers; (xvi)
compliance with environmental laws and regulations; (xvii) alleged or actual
violations of trade or anti-corruption laws and regulations; (xviii)
additional tax expense or exposure; (xix) currency fluctuations; (xx) our or
Cat Financial's compliance with financial covenants; (xxi) increased pension
plan funding obligations; (xxii) union disputes or other labor matters;
(xxiii) significant legal proceedings, claims, lawsuits or investigations;
(xxiv) compliance requirements imposed if carbon emissions legislation and/or
regulations are adopted; (xxv) changes in accounting standards; (xxvi) failure
or breach of information technology security; (xxvii) adverse effects of
natural disasters; and (xxviii) other factors described in more detail under
"Item 1A. Risk Factors" in our Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 19,
2013 for the year ended December 31, 2012. This filing is available on our
website at 

SOURCE Caterpillar Inc.

Contact: Jim Dugan, Corporate Public Affairs, 309-494-4100,
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