You might be surprised to learn that Caterpillar technology includes remote control trucks, dozers and excavators. Or that technicians on the job today use laptops and simulators to help solve customer problems in the shop and in the field. Best of all, you might be a future part of our team! Cat offers you choices for learning—hands-on, high tech experiences on some of the largest mining and construction equipment in the world.
Most of us think about Caterpillar as a company that builds big yellow machines that help people build the world. But the Caterpillar brand has played a part in many other places. Take the quiz and see how much you know!
In 2017, Transformers: The Last Knight was released. The trailer previewed: “Humans are at war with the Transformers, and Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving the future lies buried in the secrets of the past and the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.” And, when it comes to earthmoving, it’s no surprise that Caterpillar made a cameo appearance as Trench (a Cat 320 Excavator) who fights for the Autobots.
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STEM activities are an amazing way to build your experience and explore what you like to learn, not what you have to learn. Because much of what Caterpillar does requires the application of STEM subjects, Caterpillar takes an active role in supporting camps and competitions.
Caterpillar is the world’s largest manufacturer of heavy equipment and is proud to work with the Cat dealer network to support it. Cat equipment helps build and improve the world we all live and work in. This hardworking brand also knows that people who work hard, play hard. Watch these Cat trials videos and see just how much Caterpillar can deliver to the world.