Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.
Wherever you go in the mining world, you'll find Caterpillar. From surface and underground operations in Australia to the coal mines in China, gold mines in Mali and the oil sands of Canada, our products are hard at work. We provide mine-specific product and service solutions that help our customers enhance safety, improve efficiency, increase productivity and reduce cost per ton. And our people are right there, too—building and supporting products, training operators, helping our customers mine more profitability, conducting research and development, and working with schools, organizations and communities. 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 also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, and Progress Rail Services.
The Cat® equipment product line currently consists of more than 300 machines used in dozens of industries. In addition to tractors, trucks, graders, excavators, scrapers and other heavy machinery used in the construction, mining and forestry industries, Caterpillar also makes diesel and gas engines used in Cat machinery, electric power generation equipment, locomotives and other industrial equipment. With 50 production facilities in the United States and another 60 overseas, Caterpillar does about 44 percent of its business within the United States and 56 percent abroad. Through Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation and other subsidiaries, the company offers financing and insurance for its customers and dealers. The company employs over 100,000 people globally, working with another 150,000 people in our dealerships.