In a letter to shareholders, Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby highlights how, as a leading global manufacturer of heavy equipment, we provide the solutions – the engines, locomotives, machines and services – our customers use to build a better world. Caterpillar had an outstanding year in 2017, with achievements in many areas.
This program has changed me; I’m truly a different person now than I was at the start of the year.” That’s how CHIP – the Caterpillar Hiring Innovation Program – student Cole Measheaw described his five months of hands-on training at Caterpillar East Peoria during a recent graduation ceremony filled with the students’ family, Caterpillar top leadership and CHIP organizers, members of the Peoria Public Schools and even local media.
Caterpillar is dedicated to building a global engineering talent pipeline, critical not only to our continued global growth and competitiveness, but also to the success of our communities. Caterpillar encourages students around the world to pursue STEM careers by investing significantly in STEM programs and initiatives.
With the United States significantly behind in producing a qualified science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce, Caterpillar is dedicated to building a global engineering talent pipeline critical not only to our continued global growth and competitiveness, but also to the success of our communities.
With the fastest-growing middle class in the world and a population expected to double by 2050, Africa had tremendous potential for growth in the construction, agriculture, mining, power, energy and transportation sectors.
Click here to learn how Caterpillar, our dealers and the Caterpillar Foundation are committed to helping Africa realize its potential by investing in service facilities, logistics facilities, and education and skills development.
While remote, the Tucson Proving Ground has a high demand for power with employees working on projects ranging from machine tear downs and builds to welding to office and administrative tasks.
In order to help reduce fuel costs, decrease dependency on generator sets and lower emissions on the site, TPG installed 500 kWp of thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solar panels and 500 kW of short-term energy storage from the new Cat Microgrid solution suite of product offerings. Learn more here.
About 110 million land mines are still in the ground as a result of past or current conflict or wars. Landmines restrict the movement of people and humanitarian aid, make land unsuitable for cultivation, and deny citizens access to water, food, care and trade.
Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar’s support of the Digger Foundation is making a difference in war-torn areas.
The nearly half million residents of Roraima, Boa Vista, are separated from the rest of Brazil by the nearly impenetrable Amazon rainforest.
Click here to learn how Oliveira Energia, Caterpillar and the local Cat dealer, Sotreq, got to work designing, constructing and commissioning the UTE Monte Cristo Thermal Power Plant with a capacity of 107 MW to serve 115,000 customers in Boa Vista and nine other municipalities in the state of Roraima.