A global leader in size, scope, reach, and character, Caterpillar Inc. is a genuine enabler of sustainable world progress and opportunity, defined by the brand attributes of global leadership, innovation, and sustainability. For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, and Progress Rail Services.

Caterpillar’s global reach and presence is unmatched in the industry. They serve customers in more than 180 countries around the globe with more than 300 products. More than half of Caterpillar’s sales are outside the United States. Their manufacturing, marketing, logistics, service, R&D, and related facilities along with their dealer locations total more than 500 locations worldwide, ensuring that they remain geographically close to our global customer base. Caterpillar’s success is built on the talent and commitment of more than 132,000 employees in countries spanning the globe.