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Cat plans to close Illinois plant, lay off 800 workers

April 3, 2017By

Caterpillar plans to close its Aurora, Illinois, plant and lay off about 800 employees as a result of an anticipated decline in demand for its products.

Caterpillar's M317F

Wheeled excavators deliver reliable performance

March 27, 2017By

The new Caterpillar M315F and M317F compact radius wheeled excavators are additions to the recently launched Cat F Series wheeled excavator range.


Cat to establish global headquarters in Chicago

January 31, 2017By

Caterpillar will locate a limited group of senior executives and support functions in the Chicago area later this year.

Cat M316F wheeled excavator

Excavators, material handlers boast added safety features

October 26, 2016By

Caterpillar designed its F Series wheeled excavators and wheeled material handlers to provide increased fuel efficiency and operator safety.

Former Caterpillar chairman, CEO dies

Former Caterpillar chairman, CEO dies

October 25, 2016By

Glen Barton, former chairman and CEO of Caterpillar, died Oct. 24 at age 77.

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Cat CEO Oberhelman to retire

October 17, 2016By

Doug Oberhelman, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., plans to retire next year.


Caterpillar partners with industrial auctioneer company

August 31, 2016By

Ritchie Bros., an industrial auctioneer and equipment distributor, enters into a strategic alliance agreement with Caterpillar.

Caterpillar will focus on growing its global mini excavator business as it leverages existing facilities and design teams to deliver cost effective and efficient new machines weighing less than 3 tons. Photo courtesy of Cat.

Cat to bring mini excavator manufacturing in house

August 25, 2016By

Caterpillar will shift design and production of its smallest hydraulic excavators to Cat facilities beginning in 2018.