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caterpillar inc (CAT) Details

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company’s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, small wheel, skid steer, multi-terrain, compact track, medium and compact wheel, and track-type loaders; mini, wheel, and track excavators; track-type tractors; and select work tools, motor graders, telehandlers, soil compactors, and pipelayers, as well as its related parts for the heavy and general construction, rental, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels; draglines; drills; highwall and longwall miners; hard rock vehicles; articulated, large mining, and off-highway trucks; large wheel loaders; wheel tractor scrapers; wheel dozers; machinery components; and electronics and control systems for use in mining and quarry applications. The company’s Energy & Transportation segment offers reciprocating engines; reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems and solutions for the electric power generation industry; and turbines and its related services, centrifugal gas compressors, diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing primarily for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance; insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term trade receivables. The company’s All Other segments remanufactures engines and components; provides business strategy, and development, management, manufacturing, marketing, and support primarily for paving, forestry, industrial, waste, and Cat products. The company was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois.

114,233 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/17/15
Founded in 1925

caterpillar inc (CAT) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Financial Officer and Group President o...
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Group President of Resource Industries
Total Annual Compensation: $847.0K
Group President for Energy & Transportation
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

caterpillar inc (CAT) Key Developments

Caterpillar Inc. Expands Headquarters

Caterpillar Inc. announced that it will keep its global headquarters in Peoria and modernize its downtown complex in what it called a re-commitment to the city. The company will expand the site to 31 acres and six blocks and add walking and biking paths, and 'innovative' workspaces.

Caterpillar Expands Caterpillar Forest Products Facility in LaGrange

The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced that Caterpillar will expand its Caterpillar Forest Products facility in LaGrange, creating 50 jobs and investing $25 million into the project.

Caterpillar Inc. Announces New Cat D3K2, D4K2, and D5K2 Track Type Tractors

Caterpillar Inc. announced new Cat D3K2, D4K2, and D5K2 Track Type Tractors have a refined design that includes engines meeting U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emissions standards and new features and options that further enhance performance in utility and grading applications. The new models add customer value with such features as Automatic Traction-Control, Slope-Indicate, and available Slope-Assist, while retaining the premium features of their predecessors-hydrostatic drive, Stable Blade and Power Pitch systems, Eco Mode, and spacious, well-appointed operator's stations with improved climate comfort features. With respective power ratings of 80, 92, and 104 horsepower (59.7, 68.8, and 77.6 kW), the new models all use the Cat C4.4 ACERT engine, which meets the most stringent emissions standards with only the Cat NOx Reduction System (cooled exhaust gas recirculation), maintenance-free diesel oxidation catalyst, and selective catalytic reduction system.


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