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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 construction machines and related parts, including backhoe, small wheel, skid steer, multi-terrain, medium wheel, compact track, compact wheel, and track-type loaders; mini excavators and wheel excavators, as well as small, medium, and large track excavators; small track-type and medium track-type tractors; and select work tools, motor graders, and pipelayers for the heavy construction, general construction, 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; large track-type tractors; articulated, large mining, and off-highway trucks; large wheel loaders; wheel tractor scrapers; wheel dozers; machinery components; and electronics and control systems for mine, quarry, forestry, paving, tunneling, waste, and industrial customers. The company’s Power Systems segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems for the electric power generation industry; reciprocating engines, and integrated systems and solutions; turbines and turbine-related services; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance, as well as insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term receivables. 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: 01/27/15
Founded in 1925

caterpillar inc (CAT*) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Group President of Corporate Services and Chi...
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Group President of Resource Industries
Total Annual Compensation: $847.0K
Group President of Energy and Power Systems
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

caterpillar inc (CAT*) Key Developments

Caterpillar Announces Layoffs at East Peoria, Decatur Plants

Caterpillar Inc. has announced the layoff of about 200 full-time production employees at its East Peoria and Decatur facilities. In addition, the manufacturer of heavy equipment will also end the assignments of 40 agency employees. The layoffs are expected to take effect Jan. 19, adding the company will offer affected workers support services.

Caterpillar Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Caterpillar Inc. announced the retirement of Vice President Jim Johnson and the appointment of a new vice president, Raymond Chan, who will replace Johnson. Jim Johnson has elected to retire, effective February 1, 2015. Caterpillar's Board of Directors has appointed Raymond Chan as vice president with responsibility for the Asia Pacific Distribution Services Division (APDSD), replacing Johnson. Chan is currently a member of the APDSD leadership team, serving as regional manager based in Beijing. Chan will assume his new position effective January 1, 2015, and will relocate to Singapore to better serve the entire Asia Pacific market.

Caterpillar Inc. Announces Retirement of Peter A. Magowan from the Board of Directors

On December 10, 2014, Peter A. Magowan announced his retirement from the Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. and the Audit Committee of the company's Board, effective December 31, 2014. The retirement is the result of Mr. Magowan reaching the company's mandatory retirement age for directors as provided in the company's Guidelines on Corporate Governance Issues.


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