Caterpillar Inc.    



100 NE Adams St.

Peoria, IL 61629-0001

United States

(309) 675-1000

Company description

The Holt Manufacturing Company and C. L. Best Tractor Company merged to form Caterpillar Tractor Company in 1925, which was reorganized in 1986 to become Caterpillar Inc. The company's principal lines of business are machinery, engines and financial products. Caterpillar designs, manufactures and markets construction, mining and forestry machinery as well as engines for Caterpillar machinery, electric power generation systems, locomotives, marine, petroleum, construction, industrial, agricultural and other applications. The company also remanufactures Caterpillar engines, a variety of Caterpillar machine and engine components and provides remanufacturing services to other companies. Catepillar's subsidiaries provide financing, insurance and support for their customers and dealers with offices throughout the U.S., Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. Franklin Power Products was acquired in 2007, enhancing the remanufacturing operations and expanding the company's machining operations in the engine manufacturing business. The company made several acquisitions and finalized joint ventures in 2009 that expanded its international operations.

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Natural History; May 1, 2018; 700+ words
...strategies. In its simplest and most common form, the insect assumes the color of the background on which it rests. A green caterpillar on a leaf or a brown moth on the bark of a tree can attempt to blend in with the background by having a similar hue. Other...
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The Mirror (London, England); April 20, 2018; 700+ words
...33 Teddykompaniet Ted 'N' Tub Jungle Bath Mat, John Lewis, was PS19.99, now PS11 SAVE: PS8.99 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cuddle Robe, Argos, was PS14.99, now PS11.99 SAVE: PS3 PLAY Sophie La Girafe Teether Toy, Smyths, was PS11.99...
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AZ Daily Star; April 20, 2018; 700+ words
...velodromo seria la continuacion de los cambios veloces que estan dando una nueva forma al centro y al oeste de la ciudad.Caterpillar esta construyendo nuevas oficinas corporativas regionales; el Mercado San Agustin esta expandiendo su centro comercial...
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Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland); April 20, 2018; 700+ words
...33 Teddykompaniet Ted 'N' Tub Jungle Bath Mat, John Lewis, was PS19.99, now PS11 SAVE: PS8.99 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cuddle Robe, Argos, was PS14.99, now PS11.99 SAVE: PS3 Sophie La Girafe Teether Toy, Smyths, was PS11.99, now...
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The Mercury (South Africa); April 20, 2018; 700+ words
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Mint; April 19, 2018; 700+ words
...agriculture and railway industries.Avtec supplies to automotive and off-highway companies such as Allison, BEML, Caterpillar, Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Renault-Nissan, Tata-Jaguar and others. In India, the company has manufacturing...
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Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); April 19, 2018; 300 words
...Some highlights of the week included gardening with book buddies, making a bird feeder, doing nature yoga, observing caterpillars, picking up trash and visiting with Alvin the falcon and his handler, Craig Hendee of Lake Villa. "I would say it's...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 333120 - Construction Machinery Manufacturing

333111 - Farm Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing

333618 - Other Engine Equipment Manufacturing

333924 - Industrial Truck, Tractor, Trailer, and Stacker Machinery Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 3531 - Construction Machinery and Equipment industry report

3519 - Internal Combustion Engines, NEC industry report

3523 - Farm Machinery and Equipment industry report

3537 - Industrial Trucks, Tractors, Trailers, and Stackers industry report