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Caterpillar Inc.

Caterpillar Inc
Company nameCaterpillar Inc.
Company typePublic
IndustryHeavy equipment
Financial services
PredecessorC. L. Best Tractor Company
Holt Manufacturing Company
FoundedCalifornia, United States (April 15, 1925)
HeadquartersPeoria, Illinois, United States
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleDouglas R. Oberhelman (Chairman and CEO)
ProductsProducts List
  • D11 Bulldozer
  • 345C L Excavator
  • 930G Wheel Loader
  • 797F Haul Truck
  • C13 Diesel Engine
  • ServicesServices List
  • Financing
  • Insurance
  • Maintenance
  • Training
  • Revenue(+) US$ 42.588 billion (2010)
    Operating income(+) US$ 3.963 billion (2010)
    Net income(+) US$ 2.700 billion (2010)
    Total assets(+) US$ 64.020 billion (2010)
    Total equity(+) US$ 10.864 billion (2010)
    Employees104,490 (January 2010)
    SubsidiarySubsidiary List
  • Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation
  • Caterpillar Insurance Holdings, Inc.
  • Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc.
  • Caterpillar Marine Power Systems
  • FG Wilson (Engineering) Ltd.
  • Perkins Engines Co. Limited
  • Progress Rail Services Corporation
  • Solar Turbines Incorporated
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    Caterpillar Inc. (Nyse - CAT), also known as "CAT", designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery and engines and sells financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. With more than US$7 billion in assets, Caterpillar was ranked number one in its industry and number 44 overall in the 2009 Fortune 500. Caterpillar stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

    Caterpillar Inc. traces its origins to the 1925 merger of the Holt Manufacturing Company and the C. L. Best Tractor Company, creating a new entity, the California based Caterpillar Tractor Company. In 1986, the company re-organized itself as a Delaware corporation under the current name, Caterpillar Inc. Caterpillar's headquarters are located in Peoria, Illinois, United States.

    Caterpillar machinery is recognizable by its trademark "Caterpillar Yellow" livery and the "CAT" logo.

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    Acquisitions :
    scope="col"Company or Asset Acquired scope="col" class="unsortable"Location scope="col"Date scope="col"Acquired From scope="col" class="unsortable"Products scope="col" class="unsortable"Notes
    Trackson Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States 1951 Traxcavators (tracked loaders) and pipelayers "Traxcavator" became a Cat brand
    Towmotor Corporation Mentor, Ohio, United States 1965 Forklifts In 1992 became Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklifts, a joint venture 80% owned by Mitsubishi
    Solar Division and Turbomach Division San Diego, California, United States 1981 International Harvester Company Industrial gas turbines Became Solar Turbines Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc.
    Barber-Greene Co. Inc. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States 1991 Paving products Renamed Caterpillar Paving Products
    Krupp MaK Maschinenbau GmbH Kiel, Germany 1997 Fried. Krupp GmbH Marine diesel engines Renamed MaK Motoren GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. and will continue to use the MaK brand name.
    Perkins Limited Peterborough, United Kingdom 1998 Lucas Varity Small diesel engines Produces both Cat and Perkins branded engines
    Kato Engineering Mankato, Minnesota, United States 1998 Rockwell Automation, Inc. Large electrical generators
    F.G. Wilson Larne, Northern Ireland 1999 Emerson Electric Company Generators. Produces both Cat and Olympian branded generators Asset swap. Emerson acquired Kato Engineering from Caterpillar as part of transaction.
    Earthmoving Equipment Division Chennai, India 2000 Hindustan Motors Ltd. Construction equipment Renamed Caterpillar India
    Caterpillar Elphinstone Pty. Ltd. Burnie, Australia 2000 Elphinstone Pty. Ltd. Underground mining equipment Acquired 50% interest in joint venture from partner Elphinstone. Renamed Caterpillar Underground Mining
    Sabre Engines Ltd. United Kingdom 2000 Sabre Group Ltd. Marine diesel engines Renamed Caterpillar Marine Power UK. Produces both Cat and Perkins-Sabre branded engines
    Bitelli SpA Minerbio, Italy 2000 Asphalt pavers, cold planers, compactors and other road maintenance products Merged into Caterpillar Paving Products
    Wealdstone Engineering Ltd. Rushden, United Kingdom 2004 Remanufacturer of gasoline and diesel engines Organized under Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services
    Williams Technologies, Inc. Summerville, South Carolina, United States 2004 Delco Remy International Inc. Remanufacturer of automatic transmissions, torque converters and engines Organized under Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services
    Turbomach SA Riazzino, Switzerland 2004 Babcock Borsig AG Packager of industrial gas turbines and related systems
    Progress Rail Services Corporation Albertville, Alabama 2006 One Equity Partners Supplier of railroad and transit system products and services. Owner of Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc.
    Hindustan PowerPlus Ltd. Mathagondapalli, Tamil Nadu, India 2006 Hindustan Motors Engine components and heavy-duty diesel engines Buyout of joint venture formed in 1988. Renamed Caterpillar Power India Private Ltd. Merged into Caterpillar India in 2008.
    Eurenov S.A.S. Chaumont, France 2007 Automotive component remanufacturing Organized under Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services
    Forestry Division of Blount International, Inc. Portland, Oregon, United States 2007 Blount International, Inc. Timber harvesting and processing equipment, loaders and attachments
    Shandong Engineering Machinery (SEM) China 2008 Wheel loaders
    Lovat Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2008 Tunnel boring machines
    Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi Ltd. Sagami & Akashi, Japan 2008 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Construction equipment Joint venture since 1963, after purchase of majority renamed Caterpillar Japan Ltd.
    MGE Equipamentos & Serviços Ferroviários Diadema, São Paulo, Brazil 2008 Railroad equipment remanufacturing Subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corporation
    Gremada Industries, Inc. West Fargo, North Dakota, United States 2008 Gremada Industries, Inc. Remanufacturing transmissions, torque converters, and final drives Organized under Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services
    Twin City Signal Inc. Hudson, Wisconsin, United States 2008 Signaling, traffic control Division of Progress Rail Services Corporation
    JCS Co., Ltd. Yangsan City, Kyungnam, South Korea 2009 Jinsung T.E.C. Co., Ltd. Seal technology
    GE Inspection Products Erie, Pennsylvania, United States 2010 GE Transportation Rail inspection products Division of Progress Rail Services Corporation
    FCM Rail Ltd. Fenton, Michigan, United States 2010 Rail maintenance equipment leasing Division of Progress Rail Services Corporation
    Zeit Comercio e Montagem de Equipamentos Ltda Curitiba, Parana, Brazil 2010 Automation and electrical equipment for locomotives and other industries Acquired by MGE, a division of Progress Rail Services Corporation
    Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. La Grange, Illinois, United States 2010 Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, Berkshire Partners LLC, et al. Railroad locomotives and large diesel engines Wholly owned subsidiary of Progress Rail Services Corporation
    Underground Imaging Technologies, Inc. (UIT) Latham, New York, United States 2010 Geophysical services, specializing in providing three-dimensional representations of underground utilities Organized under Cat Advanced Systems Division
    Caterpillar Xuzhou Ltd Xuzhou, China 2010 Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group Construction equipment Joint venture since 1995, will become wholly owned subsidiary Caterpillar Xuzhou
    CleanAIR Systems, Inc. Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States 2010 Customized stationary aftertreatment solutions for internal combustion engines Wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. organized under Customer Services Support Division
    MWM Holding GmbH Mannheim, Germany 2010 3i Group Plc Gas and diesel powered generator sets will become part of Caterpillar's Electric Power division (formerly Deutz Power Systems division of Deutz-Fahr)
    Bucyrus International, Inc. South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Pending Surface and underground mining equipment Transaction expected to close mid-2011 pending approval by Bucyrus shareholders

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    scope="col"Asset Divested scope="col" class="unsortable"Location scope="col"Date scope="col"Purchaser scope="col" class="unsortable"Products scope="col" class="unsortable"Notes
    Turbomach Division of Solar Turbines Incorporated San Diego, California, United States 1985 Sunstrand Corporation Auxiliary power units Caterpillar's only aerospace asset, not a core competency, sold to longtime partner
    Kato Engineering Mankato, Minnesota, United States 1999 Emerson Electric Company Large electrical generators Asset swap. Caterpillar acquired F.G. Wilson from Emerson as part of transaction.
    Agricultural equipment assets DeKalb, Illinois, United States 2002 AGCO Corporation Design, assembly and marketing of Challenger track tractors
    Preferred Group of Mutual Funds not applicable 2006 T. Rowe Price Group Inc. Mutual funds Caterpillar Investment Management Ltd. decided to exit the investment management business.
    Pioneer Machinery West Columbia, South Carolina, United States 2007 Consortium of six Caterpillar dealers Distributor of forestry equipment
    ASV, Inc. Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States 2008 Terex Minnesota, Inc. Rubber track machines Caterpillar formerly held 23.5% of ASV outstanding shares before supporting the purchase by Terex

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