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Last SFr.72.97 CHF
Change Today -0.03 / -0.04%
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100 NE Adams Street

Peoria, IL 61629

United States

Phone: 309-675-1000


Caterpillar Inc. operates as a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. Segments The company operates through three segments: Construction Industries, Resource Industries, and Energy & Transportation. The company also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. Construction Industries This segment is primarily responsible for supporting customers using machinery in infrastructure and building construction applications. The majority of machine sales in this segment are made in the heavy construction, general construction, rental, mining and quarry and aggregates markets. Products: This segment’s product portfolio includes various machines and related parts, such as backhoe loaders; compact wheel loaders; small track-type tractors; small wheel loaders; track-type loaders; medium track-type tractors; skid steer loaders; mini excavators; select work tools; multi-terrain loaders; small, medium, and large track excavators; motor graders; medium wheel loaders; wheel excavators; telehandlers; compact track loaders; pipelayers; and mid-tier soil compactors. Competition: The company’s competitors in China include Guangxi LiuGong Machinery Co. Ltd.; Longking Holdings Ltd.; Sany Heavy Industry Co. Ltd.; Xiamen XGMA Machinery Co. Ltd.; XCMG Group; The Shandong Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd. (Shantui Construction Machinery Co. Ltd.); Strong Construction Machinery Co. Ltd.; and Shandong Lingong Construction Machinery Co. Ltd. (part of Volvo Group). Resource Industries This segment is primarily responsible for supporting customers using machinery in mine and quarry applications. As a result of the acquisition of Bucyrus International, Inc., the company offers mining customers the expanded product range in the industry. Products: This segment’s product portfolio includes various machines and related parts, such as electric rope shovels; large track-type tractors; wheel tractor scrapers; draglines; large mining trucks; wheel dozers; hydraulic shovels; longwall miners; machinery components; drills; large wheel loaders; electronics and control systems; highwall miners; off-highway trucks; select work tools; hard rock vehicles; and articulated trucks. Competition: The company’s global competitors include Komatsu Ltd.; Joy Global Inc.; Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.; Volvo Construction Equipment (part of Volvo Group); Atlas Copco; and Sandvik Mining. Energy & Transportation This segment is primarily responsible for supporting customers using reciprocating engines, turbines, diesel-electric locomotives, integrated systems and solutions, and related parts across industries serving oil and gas, power generation, industrial, and marine applications, as well as rail-related businesses. Energy & Transportation remains focused on increasing its product offerings and further integrating its products and services to provide complete systems and solutions to its customers. Products: This segment’s product portfolio includes reciprocating engine powered generator sets; reciprocating engines supplied to the industrial industry, as well as the company’s machinery; integrated systems used in the electric power generation industry; turbines, centrifugal gas compressors and related services; reciprocating engines and integrated systems and solutions for the marine and oil and gas industries; and diesel-electric locomotives and components and other rail-related products and services. Regulation: Regulatory emissions standards of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and similar standards in other developed economies have required the company to make investments in research and development that would continue as new products are phased in over the next several years. Competition: Other competitors, such as MAN Diesel & Turbo SE; Siemens Power & Gas; Rolls-Royce Marine; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.; Volvo Penta (part of Volvo Group); Weichai Power Co., Ltd.; Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited; and other emerging market competitors compete in certain markets in wh


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