"The Caterpillar" was company founder Benjamin Holt's nickname for his new farm tractor with crawler tracks used in place of iron wheels. Growing from that 1904 invention, Caterpillar Inc. is the world's #1 manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, which includes excavators, loaders, and tractors as well as forestry, paving, and tunneling machinery. It also manufactures diesel engines, gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Subsidiary Caterpillar Financial Services offers financing products and services for dealers and customers, and its Progress Rail Services subsidiary provides remanufacturing and rail-related maintenance services. The US supplies about 40% of sales.
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- Incorporated 1986
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Donald James Umpleby IIIChairperson and Chief Executive Officer
ANDREW R J BONFIELDChief Financial Officer
CHERYL C JOHNSONOfficer
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