Remanufacturing

Cat Reman 3600 Engine

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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.

Caterpillar Inc. | Extending Product Life

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Caterpillar strives to provide customers with quality equipment that delivers the best economic proposition for their business. Read more here about how we remanufacture (reman) and rebuild products and components that not only provides customers with immediate cost savings, but also help extend life cycles and use materials more efficiently.

Circular Economy and Caterpillar

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Caterpillar encourages sustainable business practices through our remanufacturing and rebuild businesses. This starts with durable products, many designed to be rebuilt multiple times. Through our remanufacturing and rebuild programs, components and machines are overhauled, rather than completely replaced. Reuse of parts reduces waste and minimizes the need for the raw materials necessary to produce new parts. This system is where Caterpillar is making some of its greatest contributions to sustainable development — keeping nonrenewable resources in circulation for multiple life cycles.

Caterpillar Commits to Energy Access for Rural Indonesian Islands

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WASHINGTON, October 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) today reiterated its commitment to Indonesia at the US-Indonesia Investment Summit. With President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo, in attendance, Caterpillar signed both a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and made an intention to invest that demonstrate its long-term commitment to the Indonesian market.

Circular Flow of Materials

Reman and Rebuild programs reduce waste and minimize need for raw materials for new parts
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Caterpillar encourages sustainable business practices through our remanufacturing and rebuild businesses. This starts with durable products, many designed to be rebuilt multiple times. Through our reman and rebuild programs, components and machines are overhauled, rather than completely replaced. Reuse of parts reduces waste and minimizes the need for the raw materials necessary to produce new parts. This system is where Caterpillar is making some of its greatest contributions to sustainable development — keeping nonrenewable resources in circulation for multiple life cycles.

US Ambassador Visits Remanufacturing Facility in Singapore

US Ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar hosted by Construction Industries Group President Ed Rapp
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August 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Construction Industries Group President Ed Rapp recently hosted U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar during a facility visit in Singapore that showcased Caterpillar’s remanufacturing processes as well as its advocacy efforts in the country.

Lasers at Work in Mississippi for Caterpillar Remanufacturing

Laser cleaning allows Cat Reman Salvage Development to resurrect parts from scrap
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Technology is also yielding process improvements at Cat Reman in Mississippi. Here, we have greatly improved the cleaning process of components by adopting technology that allows parts to be cleaned with laser light rather than chemicals. Conventional cleaning involves chemical solvents that create a variety of environmental hazards and wastes and is subject to strict regulation.

2014 AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit

Integrating Sustainability - Expanding Industry Expectations
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THERE’S A NEW REALITY: stakeholder expectations regarding corporate responsibility are heightened for automotive, heavy industry and technology companies, and their supply chains.

Be a part of creating solutions to these new challenges! Industry experts will share the latest research, information and best practices on topics including:

Conflict Minerals

Environmental Regulations

GRI Reporting

Globally Harmonized Systems (GHS)

Corporate Responsibility: Beyond the Corporation Boundaries

Sustainability & Societal Benefit

Innovating to Reach Our Goals

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Caterpillar strives to be innovative by bringing new ideas to existing processes. In Lafayette, Ind., engineers discovered a way to capture energy that would normally be waste and harness it to help power the facility. In Franklin, Ind., Caterpillar takes near end-of-life parts and restores them to original engineering specifications through remanufacturing.

For more, check out the 2012 Sustainability Report.

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