Common Ground
2013 Year in Review

Building Construction Products Division donates machines to First Response Team of America

On February 17, the First Response Team of America, a not-for-profit organization that assists individuals and families after natural and man-made disasters, visited the Sanford and Cary facilities of the Building Construction Products (BCP) Division to receive one of two 299D Compact Track Loaders and to thank employees for their support.

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Bill Naumann: From Machinist Apprentice to Chairman of the Board

In 1929, when William “Bill” L. Naumann completed high school in Pekin, Ill., he wanted to go to college but wasn’t able to afford it. Naumann said he “looked for job where [he] could get an education” and came upon Caterpillar’s four-year machinist apprentice program.

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Customer receives key to first 972M Medium Wheel Loader

On January 30, George Harms Construction Company, Inc. from Howell, N.J., visited the Caterpillar Aurora facility to receive the key to the first 972M Medium Wheel Loader (MWL). The purchase is among the first Tier 4 final machine sales in Caterpillar history.

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Caterpillar Named One of FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2014

Caterpillar ranked number 33 on FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies 2014 list. FORTUNE also ranked Caterpillar as the number one most admired company in the Construction and Farm Machinery category, for the second year in a row.

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