When most people think of Caterpillar, the first image that comes to mind is one of heavy equipment cast in our trademark yellow iron. This legacy is part of our past and present: we are the world’s leading manufacturer of heavy equipment. However, at the same time, we are bringing about a future that marries silicon with steel.
Through the Caterpillar Foundation’s work with its partners, it has become increasingly clear that when we invest in girls, we create real and lasting change — not only for girls themselves but also the communities around them.
Click here to learn more about how the Caterpillar Foundation is ushering in the future of the girl and celebrating the value of water.
Nestled in the grassy plains of Gabon’s savanna region, Lékédi National Park is home to several fisheries as well as monkeys, buffalo, antelopes and other wildlife indigenous to Central Africa. When they wanted to build a base camp to accommodate staff and visitors and needed a cost-effective, reliable, scalable solution for power and water supply, they called on Caterpillar.
Support will provide more than 23,000 meals for those in need
TOKYO, November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Caterpillar Foundation has announced an investment with Second Harvest Japan that will provide direct assistance to households in need through pantries, care packages and mobile pantries. Second Harvest Japan provides a wide assortment of healthy foods for various recipients including refugees from more than 65 different countries. Second Harvest Japan also supports recipients with dietary restrictions, a concern which often impacts what can or cannot be accepted by a family in need.
Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria became household names in 2017 during a hurricane season that brought historic floods and caused immeasurable damage. As the areas surrounding Houston, the Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and many other impacted Caribbean islands responded to the storms and began the long process of recovery, Caterpillar and Cat® dealers were there each step of the way with equipment, hands-on support and donations that helped those affected get back on track.
Ninigret Salt Marsh in Charlestown, Rhode Island, serves as a nursery for fish, a feeding ground for wading birds and a nesting area for migratory species. The Ashdod port in Israel is one of the country’s two main cargo ports.
Click here to learn about two examples of how dredging is improving the environment and enhancing the natural infrastructure and local economy at these two locations.
As the technology capability and the power density of power electronics, motors, generators and energy storage solutions have advanced, so, too, has the value proposition of electrification for Caterpillar’s customers.
For more than 45 years, Cat Reman has provided customers with engines and components offering same-as-when-new quality, reliability and performance.
In 2016, Cat Reman introduced a Cat® 3600 engine prechamber assembly using state-of-the-art machining and laser weld technology. This remanufactured prechamber assembly was developed through a collaborative effort involving team members from manufacturing, salvage, marketing and engineering.