Caterpillar Inc.

100 North East Adams Street
Peoria, IL
US, 61629

About Caterpillar

For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2016 sales and revenues of $38.537 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment

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Cat multi-processors feature quick-change jaws, greater cutting/crushing forces, increased speed, durable design

The new multi-processor models are designed with

Three new Cat MP332, MP345 and MP365 Multi-Processor models are heavy-duty, high-production tools that accept multiple interchangeable jaws for taking on a variety of specialized demolition tasks. The new models, compared with previous models, can cycle 50 percent faster and generate up to 19 percent greater cutting/crushing forces. An innovative locking system enables a single operator to typically change jaw types in 15 minutes or less, using only standard hand tools. An included stand securely and stably holds unused jaw sets.

  • Concrete Cutter: outer jaw cracks concrete, inner jaw shears steel
  • Demolition: cracks thick concrete structures
  • Pulverizer: crushes concrete, separates rebar
  • Shear: cuts structural steel, pipe, cable
  • Tank Shear: cleanly cuts tanks or plate steel at right angle on three sides
  • Universal: cuts steel and crushes concrete

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New features for Catrentalstore.com and Catused.com expand site capabilities for easier customer access and more information

The new Catrentalstore.com web and mobile experience, to be launched March 2019 in the United States first, is a continuation of the Caterpillar focus on digital innovation designed to enhance the rental experience.

Caterpillar Global Rental and Used Equipment Services and a large number of U.S. Cat dealers are launching new features for Catrentalstore.com and Catused.com that will significantly enhance the ability of customers to manage rental and used equipment activity and information.

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New high-production Cat 140 motor grader features conventional controls, all-wheel-drive options and grade control choices

The Cat C9.3 engine provides optimum power in all gears, with the Variable Horsepower Plus (VHP) system regulating power output between 177-250 horsepower (132-186 kW) for maximum efficiency and fuel economy.

Designed as a high-production model, the all new Cat 140 Motor Grader combines a selection of grade control technologies with conventional steering wheel/lever controls, an efficient powertrain, enhanced operator comfort/convenience features, and simple, extended-interval serviceability. The new model offers an all-wheel-drive system option with a standard operating weight of 42,325 pounds (19 198 kg) and features a 12-foot mold board, a fuel-efficient Cat C9.3 engine – rated at 250 standard net horsepower (186 kW), an 8F/6R direct-drive power-shift transmission, and the Cat Product Link telematics system.

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New Next Generation Cat 120 motor grader available with choice of steering wheel/lever or joystick controls

The new cab reveals the innovative connecting rear window design for better visibility, which can be supplemented with the Cat Detect Vision System.

The new Cat 120 Motor Grader offers the options to tailor the machine to customer preferences and applications. The Cat C7.1 engine uses up to 15 percent less fuel when paired with the standard ECO mode. Get unprecedented comfort in the all new cab. New filtration technology saves customers up to 15 percent in maintenance costs. Choose between steering wheel/lever or joystick controls, tandem or all-wheel drive and a range of scalable grade control technologies. The ground-up redesign of the all new cab unveils enhanced visibility with connecting rear windows, seat options, and new information display screen.

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Cat reintroduces a 40-ton-class ADT

Caterpillar has designed their new 740 GC, 40-ton-class (36.3-mt-class) articulated dump truck by building on the success of current models while adding new controls, transmission-protection features, hoist-assist system, an advanced traction-control system, a stability-assist system, a fuel-saving ECO mode and a host of beneficial options.

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Next Generation Cat excavators deliver more choices for increased efficiency and lower operating costs in 36-ton size class

The new Cat 336 has the industry's highest level of standard factory-equipped technology to boost productivity.

Next Generation 36-ton-size-class excavators from Caterpillar – the 336 and 336 GC – increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort compared to previous models. The new excavators offer unique combinations of features designed to match contractors' productivity and cost targets.

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Caterpillar Board of Directors elects CEO Jim Umpleby as Chairman; elects Dave Calhoun as Presiding Director

Jim Umpleby, Caterpillar CEO, has been elected to the additional position of Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.

The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. has elected Jim Umpleby, the company's Chief Executive Officer, to the additional position of Chairman of the Board. Umpleby has been a member of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since January 1, 2017.

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Cat Grade with 3D brings added utility, versatility and operating efficiency to automated grade control for D3K2, D4K2 and D5K2 models

Cat GRADE with 3D is an optional system, installed at the factory and integrated into the design of the machine.

The new Cat GRADE with 3D system for D3K2D4K2 and D5K2 track-type tractors is an automated grade control system using GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) technology to precisely position the machine's blade, without operator input, from first rough cut to finish grade. For added utility, GRADE with 3D incorporates the Cat AccuGrade Ready Option, which allows use of universal-total-station and laser references for automated control. The new system assists operators of all skill levels achieve specified grades faster and more accurately, compared with conventional methods, while also reducing staking costs and saving rework expense, fuel, and machine hours.

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Cat 990K aggregate handler boosts wheel loader production in rehandling applications

The 990K Aggregate Handler complements the smaller 986K and 988K Aggregate Handlers in the Cat large wheel loader line.

Caterpillar introduces the 990K Aggregate Handler, designed to handle greater payloads in aggregates yard applications. With as much as a 25 percent payload increase, as compared to the standard 990K Wheel Loader, the new Aggregate Handler enables customers to load trucks and railcars faster and to move more material in load-and-carry and stockpile handling tasks.

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