Caterpillar in India fact sheet.Download PDF
Caterpillar has been active in India since the 1930s. Today, together with our dealers, we employ more than 10,000 people.
Our presence in India
Our India presence includes state-of-the art manufacturing facilities, high tech research and development, as well as numerous global support organizations. Caterpillar employees, dealers and facilities are located at hundreds of locations to serve and support our customers and respond quickly to their needs. Our products, services and technologies fall into the following lines of business:
Mining and Quarry
Caterpillar manufactures 60 and 100-ton off highway trucks (OHT) in India for the domestic and export markets. We have recently introduced the 240-ton mining truck in India.
Caterpillar offers a range of prime power and standby options to meet the varying needs of our customers. Given below are some examples of Caterpillar's power applications:
Cat machines are working around the clock in the construction of the 2000 MW Hydroelectric Power Project at Subansri, Arunachal Pradesh, which includes digging and moving 1.14 million m3 of soil, civil works for diversion tunnels, coffer dams and concrete gravity dams, etc.
Whether it is in the Golden Quadrilateral or the national road corridors, Cat machines are deployed at every stage of the road construction from embankment to road finishing.
Cat reciprocating engines and Solar Turbines, enable gas compression for key customers including Reliance, ONGC, British Gas, CAIRN India and OIL India.
Electro-Motive Diesel Inc. (EMD) is the world's leading manufacturer of Diesel Locomotives with a turnover of $1.8 billion. It celebrated 50 years of bringing the latest Diesel Locomotive Technology to the Indian Railways in 2009. Currently EMD fully supports the ramp up of production at DLW to manufacture up to 200 locomotives per year. The Indian Railways deems locomotives powered by EMD technology and equipment to be highly reliable with an impressive availability rate of 91 - 95 percent.
Cat Financial: Caterpillar Financial Services Asia Pte. Ltd, together with its two Indian dealers, Gmmco and TIPL, have entered into an agreement with the following key infrastructure focused banks - ICICI and HDFC Bank and NBFC's [Non Banking Finance Company] Tata Capital Services and Magma (collectively referred to as Preferred Financiers Suppliers), to support the sale of the full range of Cat products sold in India. The collaboration agreement will give customers in India new finance options for the purchase of Cat machines and power systems, which are being used to fuel growth and sustainable development in India.
Finance Shared Services: Like our customers, our internal partners require effectiveness and efficiencies. For that, Caterpillar India houses the Asia Pacific Shared Services Center in Bangalore. The center provides Transaction Accounting, General Ledger and Financial Analysis services to more than 40 legal entities located across India, China, Singapore, Australia, Indonesia and Japan. The combined workforce of 170 is comprised of qualified Chartered Accountants, Cost accountants and postgraduates in Finance.
Cat Logistics: When the world is your market, you learn how to move quickly and efficiently. Based in Bangalore, Cat Logistics, India serves global clients in sectors such as aerospace and defence, automotive, consumer durables, high-tech and electronics and industrial.
Bucyrus India Private Limited: A subsidiary company of Caterpillar Inc., who is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high productivity mining equipment for surface and underground mining. Cat surface equipment is used for mining coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands and other minerals, and underground equipment is used primarily for mining coal. In addition to machine manufacturing, Caterpillar manufactures high-quality OEM parts and provides world-class support services for its equipment. The Bucyrus India Private Limited corporate office is at Kolkata.
Cat Dealers: When customers want Cat products, financing, insurance, training or maintenance, they go to the independent Cat Dealer in their area. To many of them, the Cat Dealer is part of the Caterpillar family. We have eight dealerships with TIPL and Gmmco as the parent dealers, who serve our customers with more than 70 service and sales branches throughout the country.
The Cat Rental Store: Customers large and small count on The Cat Rental Store in locations around the world for Cat products and a broad range of allied equipment-- the tools they want, only when they need them.
Caterpillar is socially responsible and environmentally aware. The company is committed to a profitable and sustainable presence in India for the long-term benefit of all its stakeholders, not least the communities in which Caterpillar employees live and work.Learn More