Slag Recycling Reduces Landfill Waste at Caterpillar Mapleton Foundry


The Mapleton Foundry generates anywhere from 2,000 to 4,000 tons of slag annually – a by-product from the iron melting process.

Click here to learn more about how Mapleton has developed a cost-effective slag recycling process with the assistance of Veolia Environmental Services.

Caterpillar Utilizes Simulation to Reduce Paint Waste

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One of the last stops in the manufacturing process is the paint shop, where our machines are coated in iconic Caterpillar yellow.

Read more here about how we are using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to evaluate how painting equipment operates, long before our iron even sees the painting facility.

Caterpillar Test Vehicle Washing Helps Save Water


Learn more here about how the facility in Qingzhou, China, identified a key opportunity to significantly reduce water consumption by redesigning the vehicle washing processes.  

Caterpillar's Solar Installations in India Help Drive Renewable Energy Goal


Our Hosur, India plant recently installed 150 kilowatt solar panels on its roof.

Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar has a goal to use alternative/renewable sources to meet 20 percent of its energy needs by 2020.

Caterpillar's Real-Time Energy Data Helps Drive Results

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Seeing is believing. That maxim has proven to be true at Caterpillar China Machinery Components Co. Operator Station Facility in Wuxi, China.

Click here to learn about how the Wuxi, China facility utilizes real-time data to manage energy, reduce emissions and build upon its overarching sustainability culture. 

Caterpillar's Women in Leadership Initiative


Inclusion drives business results, and Caterpillar knows that when it focuses on having the best talent – including a more gender-balanced workforce – everyone benefits.

Click here to read more about how Caterpillar plans to succeed in reaching its ambitious goal to increase the mix of qualified, capable females across our enterprise to industry benchmark levels by 2022. 

Caterpillar | Improving Safety Through Culture


With over 1,000 employees across three shifts, injuries have been significantly reduced at Solar Turbines’ Turbomachinery Operations in Southern California.

Read more to learn how Solar Turbines implemented safety initiatives and decreased their recordable injuries from 248 in 1991 to zero in 2014.

AIDAnova: The Future Is Taking up Speed

Machine room module for the world's first LNG cruise ship leaves the Neptun shipyard
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Caterpillar's Community Impact


Our success contributes to the social stability of regions around the world. Caterpillar and our employees focus on contributing time and resources to promoting the health and welfare of communities in which we work and live. We conduct our business in a manner that respects human rights individually.

Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

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DEERFIELD, Ill., September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices. This marks the 18th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI.


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