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Why Caterpillar can't keep up with a boom in demand - Reuters
But meeting that boom in demand at the world’s largest heavy equipment manufacturer is a challenge, in part because of Caterpillar suppliers like Steve Kirsh.

Years of watching Caterpillar and other big manufacturers cut inventories, close plants and axe workers in the last downturn has embedded caution in Kirsh’s ambition to expand after the surge in orders, reflecting a more fundamental shift in how many industrial businesses view expansions, according to interviews with Caterpillar executives, more than a half-dozen Caterpillar suppliers and U.S. economic data.
parts-suppliers  supply-chain  economic-analysis  Caterpillar  industrial-equipment  Around-the-web  this-week-426 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
How Do You Integrate 3D Printing into a Big Business? Ask Caterpillar - ENGINEERING.com
Last year, Caterpillar officially cut the ribbon on its Additive Manufacturing Factory. The site is located at Caterpillar’s Global Research & Development Center in Mossville, Ill. This installation provides the AM innovation group with access to and inspiration from the R&D group, but also exposes the AM factory to the public and executives that tour the facility regularly.
additive-manufacturing  3D-printing  Caterpillar  research&development  Around-the-web  this-week-383 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Plight of company towns: Finding a new identity - Chicago Tribune
Caterpillar's recent decision to move 300 top headquarters jobs to the Chicago area made Peoria the latest city with a vacuum to fill
area-development-news  Matt  this-week-379  chicago  midwest  illinois  economic-development  Caterpillar  headquarters  jobs  workforce  site-selection 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar To Locate Surface Mining-Tech Center In Tucson, Arizona - Area Development
Caterpillar Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, will locate its new surface mining and technology operations in Tucson, Arizona. The Tucson facility will create more than 600 projected new Arizona jobs over five years, with employees in executive management, engineering, product development and support positions.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  tucson  mining  jobs  technology  Caterpillar 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar Focuses on Big Data With Creation of Unit - Bloomberg Business
Caterpillar Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of mining and construction equipment, is creating a new division to capitalize on the growing importance of data analytics.
big-data  advanced-manufacturing  caterpillar  this-week-301  around-the-web 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Our View: May Caterpillar long call Peoria home - Journal Star
There was fear that, despite reassurances from Caterpillar, that somehow Peoria would follow Decatur, Illinois in losing its Fortune 500 connection. After all, Archer Daniels Midland had been in Decatur for all those years before deciding to relocate executive offices to Chicago.
corporate-headquarters  caterpillar  illinois  peoria-illinois  this-week-294  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar Invests $25 Million To Expand Its LaGrange, Georgia, Forest Products Facility - Area Development
A worldwide machinery and engine manufacturer, Caterpillar will expand its Caterpillar Forest Products facility, creating 50 jobs and investing $25 million into the project in LaGrange, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  caterpillar  jobs  advanced-manufacturing 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
Stronger Supply Chains Are the Key to US Manufacturing Growth - IndustryWeek
Since 2010, the U.S. manufacturing industry has experienced significant growth—often referred to as the manufacturing renaissance—due to a combination of organic growth, foreign direct investment and reshoring by companies like Apple, Caterpillar and Whirlpool returning their operations to the United States.
this-week-288  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  supply-chain  u.s.-manufacturing  fdi  reshoring  apple  caterpillar  whirlpool 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
How Remanufacturing is Booming Across the United States - MSNBC
Remanufacturing is becoming a booming industry across the U.S., and Caterpillar’s Stu Levenick and the Alliance for American Manufacturing’s Scott Paul discuss.
around-the-web  this-week-285  matt  manufacturing  remanufacturing  caterpillar 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
MacAllister Machinery Company Invests $44.5 Million In New Indianapolis Corporate Headquarters - Area Development
MacAllister Machinery Co., Inc., the authorized Caterpillar equipment dealer for central Indiana, plans to construct a new $44.5 million corporate headquarters facility in Indianapolis, creating up to 70 new jobs by 2018.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  corporate-headquarters  headquarters  indiana  indianapolis  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  industrial-equipment  caterpillar 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar skirted $2.4 billion in taxes, Senate report says - The Washington Post
Caterpillar is an American success story, but it is also a member of the corporate profit-shifting club that has shifted billions of dollars in profits offshore to avoid paying U.S. taxes
caterpillar  taxes-incentives  business-globalization  tax-shelters  corporate-tax-reform  government-policy  around-the-web 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar Invests $14.8 Million To Expand Its Plant In Corinth, Mississippi - Area Development
Caterpillar will invest $14.8 million to expand its plant in Corinth, Mississippi, enabling the firm to produce C175 remanufactured engines and create 30 jobs. The Corinth facility is Caterpillar’s lead facility for large engine remanufacturing worldwide.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  mississippi  south  manufacturing  caterpillar  jobs 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Q&A: Caterpillar (CAT) Engineer Stacey DelVecchio Talks Women in Manufacturing - IBT
Between 2010 and 2013 the number of men employed in manufacturing has grown 7 percent while the figure for women has fallen by 0.3 percent. Though women account for nearly half of all non-farm payrolls they represent less than 30 percent of the manufacturing sector. But Stacey DelVecchio is out to change that.
caterpillar  cf-women  u.s.-manufacturing  workforce-development  this-week-249  around-the-web 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar Tells Senate that Immigration Reform is Needed Now - Shopfloor
Caterpillar is doing its part in spreading that message, sending its Chief Technology Officer, Gwenne Henricks, to Capitol Hill today to testify before the Senate Commerce Committee.
immigration-reform  government-policy  around-the-web  STEM  caterpillar  hb-1-visa  skilled-labor  this-week-214 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Bertha’s dig at U.S. manufacturing - Seattle Times
The most startling evidence of withered American industrial power is the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, whose suspension portion was manufactured in China and merely assembled here. Former Reagan administration trade negotiator Clyde Prestowitz raised pointed questions about the project’s quality and long-term costs — however inexpensive it appeared to decision-makers
this-week-209  u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  seattle  metros  opinion  caterpillar  infrastructure 
april 2013 by areadevelopment
China's Sany Tries to Gain Traction in the U.S. - Barrons.com
Chinese construction-equipment companies are finding the U.S. a tricky market. Sany Heavy Industry built a $60 million office building and adjoining warehouse in Georgia, but so far the company has little to show for that investment.
heavy-machinery  fdi-usa  around-the-web  georgia  this-week-200  caterpillar  china 
january 2013 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar's big bet on the U.S. economy - Reuters
It hasn't been long since Caterpillar looked like the typical resident of the Rust Belt. Having misjudged how deep the U.S. economy would decline, the Caterpillar reduced its workforce by 33,000 people worldwide in 2009, closed plants and posted lower profits. But the Peoria, Illinois-based company has mounted a quick recovery and is emerging as the poster child for America's manufacturing renaissance.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-week-164  rust-belt  manufacturing  Caterpillar 
april 2012 by areadevelopment
States Pay to Train Workers, to Companies’ Benefit - NYTimes.com
Some of Caterpillar’s newest factory workers are training inside a former carpet warehouse here in the heart of tobacco country. In classrooms, they click through online tutorials and study blueprints emblazoned with the company’s logo.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-153  education  labor  Caterpillar  skilled-labor  north-carolina 
january 2012 by areadevelopment
Cat Going Strong: A Conversation with Doug Oberhelman, Chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc. - The Peorian
An interview with Doug Oberhelman, chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc., about the company's future, including plans for a new plant.
illinois  twitterfeed  around-the-web  site-selection  Caterpillar  manufacturing  this-week-152 
january 2012 by areadevelopment
Inside Caterpillar: Help wanted - CNNMoney
Caterpillar is manufacturing multi-million dollar machines for export around the world, and they say it's creating jobs in the USA.
business-globalization  economic-development-news  twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-150  manufacturing  illinois  government-policy  taxes-incentives  corporate-tax  labor  Caterpillar  sears  Week 
december 2011 by areadevelopment
Caterpillar letter may trigger workers' comp overhaul - Pantagraph
Concerns that Caterpillar Inc. is being courted by other states could light a fire under Illinois officials to overhaul the state’s workers’ compensation system, lawmakers said Monday.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-122  illinois  Caterpillar  labor  government-policy  workforce 
march 2011 by areadevelopment

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