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What We’ve Built.
WHAT WE’RE SOLVING.

For 90 years, we’ve been providing equipment and solutions to help make sustainable progress possible.

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Infrastructure

Our equipment helps construct the infrastructure our world needs: roads, bridges, dams, railways, hospitals and schools.

Global Trade
and Commerce

From engines that power cargo ships to pavers that construct highways, we help connect the world to facilitate global commerce.

Natural Infrastructure

Cat® equipment helps restore degraded forests, prairies, agricultural lands, estuaries, coastal landscapes and wetlands.

Energy
Efficiency

We continue to develop new technologies that increase fuel economy and decrease emissions in the operation
of our equipment.

Economic
Development

Our products and solutions help bring power, water and roads – the essentials of a modern economy – to communities around the world.

Alternative/
Renewable Energy

From landfill methane to greenhouse exhaust, Cat® generators help convert
gas by-products into
renewable energy.

Energy
Access

With distributed generation solutions utilizing diesel and natural gas engines, as well as alternative fuels, we help get power where it needs to be.

1906

Holt Steam Traction Engine digs out 1906 San Francisco earthquake

1930

Caterpillar machines build canals to carry water in South Africa

1931

Caterpillar delivers world’s first mass-produced diesel engine

1937

Caterpillar machines work construction of Golden Gate Bridge

1944

Caterpillar machines start construction of 70,000+ miles of U.S. highways

1948

Caterpillar machines go to work on India’s Bhakra Dam

1955

Caterpillar outfits U.S. government for Operation Deep Freeze

1960

Caterpillar machines help build Brazil’s new capital, Brasilia

1961

500+ Cat® machines begin Mangla Dam in Pakistan

1967

Cat machines begin work on Canada’s Athabasca Oil Sands, which continues today

1969

Cat® engines supply power for Apollo moon mission

1973

First Cat® Reman plant opens in Bettendorf, Iowa

1983

In Paraguay and Argentina, Cat machines help build Yacyreta Dam

1992

Caterpillar introduces SoLoNOx Technology for gas turbines

1994

Cat machines work on Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan

2001

Caterpillar introduces ACERT™ Technology

2004

Solar launch Mercury recuperated gas turbine

2006

34 Cat machines help complete Saemangeum Seawall in South Korea

2008

Caterpillar announces first electric drive track-type tractor

2012

Caterpillar introduces Cat® 336E H Hybrid Excavator, industry’s first hydraulic hybrid

2015

Caterpillar expands renewable power generation offerings in conjunction with First Solar

Caterpillar remains as committed to making sustainable progress possible around the world today as nearly a century ago.

Our commitment includes offering innovative solutions to complex challenges that we face today such as workplace safety, material scarcity, energy access, natural infrastructure restoration, and alleviation of global poverty.