Empowering the Next Generation


Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing is at the heart of our company, even in trying times. For more than 90 years, Caterpillar has been providing innovative customer solutions - from the track-type tractor that gave us our Caterpillar name, to the diesel engine, the elevated sprocket, the hybrid excavator and more.

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Introduce a Girl to Engineering

After high school, Caterpillar Vice President Jean Savage boarded an airplane for the first time, ready to leave home – also for the first time. Before long, the plane landed, and Jean was in basic training. She’d taken on the challenge of serving her country while also paying for college.

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STEM initiatives

Graduates of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are a critical piece of the Caterpillar talent pipeline. Today, we have more than 10,000 engineers and technologists developing innovative solutions for our customers.

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Autonomous Trucks into STEM Classrooms

Teachers across the nation can now engage students in authentic problem solving using the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills required to design self-driving vehicles for harsh environments.

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Caterpillar Inspiring Future Engineers

Caterpillar recently participated in the entirely student-run Engineering EXPO at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, which unites students, industry, and the community by inspiring innovation in the minds of our future generation of engineers.

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NASA Robotic Mining Competition

On May 18-20, the seventh annual NASA Robotic Mining Competition was held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. More than 45 university-level teams designed and built remote controlled mining robots to traverse a simulated Martian terrain

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