Caterpillar at a Glance

WHO WE ARE

We are the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We are also a leading financial services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services.  

» Corporate Overview Presentation

» Caterpillar Fact Sheet

Quick Facts:

  • Founded: 1925 
  • Corporate Headquarters: Deerfield, Illinois, U.S.
  • Stock Symbol: CAT
  • Year-end 2018 Sales & Revenues: $54.7B

 

 

Strategy Gear Strategy Gear

 

Our Solutions Help Our Customers Build a Better World

Customers use our products to build the basic infrastructure that enables higher standards of living so that people have access to water, electricity, roads, bridges, hospitals, schools and so much more.

Our strategy and purpose

Products & Solutions

 

Construction Industries

Helping our customer build what the world needs.

 

 

Resource Industries

Making it possible for customers to profitability mine and harvest natural resources.

 

 

Energy & Transportation

Delivering solutions for our customers’ growing energy and transportation needs.

 

Our customers can be found in virtually every corner of the earth, and we realize our success comes directly from helping our customers be successful. With more than 300 products and growing service and technology offerings, the Cat® equipment line sets the standard for our industry

  • 4 million products at work around the world
  • 850K connected assets
  • 1 billion metric tonnes moved since 2013
  • More than 20 million engines built

View our Products

 

 

 

Our Brands

Caterpillar Inc. brands include offerings of machines, engines, components, services and solutions to meet the unique needs of a variety of industries and customers around the world. Cat® is our flagship brand of products and services. Other brands include Progress Rail, Solar Turbines, Perkins and SEM.

Explore Our Brands

brands brands

Our Team

There are big jobs to be done worldwide—building critical infrastructure, bolstering local economies, meeting the demand for energy—and that work is powered by our people. Our talented team creates sustainable, world-changing solutions that impact lives around the globe. 

  • Employees: 104,500
  • Global Dealer Network: 168 independently owned Cat® dealers serving 193 countries
  • Suppliers: 28,000+
  • Patents: Over 10,000 active, issued patents

Officers

  • Chairman and CEO: D. James Umpleby III
  • Group Presidents: William P. Ainsworth, Bob De Lange, Denise C. Johnson, Ramin Younessi
  • Chief Financial Officer: Andrew R.J. Bonfield
  • Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary: Suzette M. Long
  • Chief Human Resources Officer: Cheryl H. Johnson

Learn more

 

 

History

The history of Caterpillar is all about doing: creating, building, problem solving, innovating, testing, servicing and improving. Our equipment is iconic, and so are the projects we’ve helped support.

Explore Our History

history history

 

Our Values 

We live Our Values in Action every day, defining not only what we do, but how we do it. Our Values go beyond compliance to create a work environment in which we take pride, making the world better not only through our solutions, but also through our actions.

Integrity   I   Excellence   I    Teamwork  I   Commitment  I   Sustainability

Learn more

OUR VALUES  IN ACTION  CATERPILLAR’S  CODE OF CONDUCT  INTEGRITY. EXCELLENCE. TEAMWORK. COMMITMENT. SUSTAINABILITY. OUR VALUES  IN ACTION  CATERPILLAR’S  CODE OF CONDUCT  INTEGRITY. EXCELLENCE. TEAMWORK. COMMITMENT. SUSTAINABILITY.

Corporate Responsibility

As a proactive community member, we take seriously our responsibility to give back to the communities in which we live and work.

The Caterpillar Foundation is focused on improving the lives of people around the world through investments in human and sustainable infrastructure. Together, Caterpillar and the Caterpillar Foundation are helping to build stronger individuals, stronger communities and stronger economies. 

Caterpillar Foundation

Caterpillar Foundation Caterpillar Foundation

Data based on year-end 2018.