Best-selling Caterpillar products
Caterpillar The history of
In 1886Benjamin Holt builded his first combined harvester in California and soon also builded his first steam traction engine tractor.Hetested his first gasoline-powered track-type tractor prototype.In 1910The Holt Manufacturing Company registered "Caterpillar" as a trademark. In 1919 C.L. Best produced the Best 60 Track-Type Tractor.In 1925The Holt Manufacturing Company and C. L. Best Tractor Co. are merged to form the Caterpillar Tractor Co.A few years laterCaterpillar began producing the first diesel tractor model - the Caterpillar Diesel Sixty Tractor. During the World War II. the Caterpiller producted supported the Allies. A few years later Caterpillar indtroduced the first company -designed-and-built bulldozer blade. In 1950Caterpillar formedthe first overseas subsidiary – Caterpillar Tractor Co. Ltd. in England. Caterpillar introduced the first integrated track loader, first self-propelled wheel tractor-scraper and the D9 Tractor.In 1962Caterpillar introduced is first off-highway 769 truck. Caterpillar opened a new worldwide headquarters building in Peoria, Illinois. In 1969Caterpillar engined supply power for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. In the ’70s Caterpillar introducedthe first hydraulic excavator – the 225. Inthe 1973 the first Caterpillar remanufacturing plant began production in Bettendorf, lowa. Caterpillar implemented a new color – “Caterpillar Yellow.” In 1981 introducedthe first backhoe loader 416. From 90’s Caterpillar machines work onthe Kansai International Airport in Japan. In1998 Caterpillar introduced the world’s largest mechanical drive mining truck – the 797 and a compact construction equipment product line.In 2001 Caterpillar introducedthe ACERT® Technology. In 2006 thirty-four Cat machines helped complete the Saemangeum Seawall - the world’s longest earthen seawall. They announced the first-of-its-kind electric drive track-type tractor – the D7E. In 2008 Caterpillar completed acquisition of Shandong SEM Machinery Co., Ltd. in China. Three years later Caterpillar acquired Bucyrus International, Inc. Caterpillar expanded our values in action to include sustainability. In 2016 Caterpillar named Rimco, a privately-owned Puerto Rico-based company, as the official Cat dealer for Cuba. From 2017Jim Umpleby is named CEO. In recent years Caterpillar won several awards and recognition e.g.:Caterpillar ranked on Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies.". Caterpillar's Building Construction Products Division named a North Carolina Top 50 Family-Friendly Company, Champions Of Challenge Employee Resource Group Approved and Caterpillar Honored with 2012 Freedom Award. Caterpillar Named To "Top 25 Noteworthy Companies," "Top 10 Companies for Global Diversity," and "Top 10 Companies for Employee Resource Groups" Lists by DiversityInc. Among the technological innovations exceedthe non-diesel fuels powertrains, hybrid systems, automation & enterprise solutions, autonomous operation.