Caterpillar in Brazil

Caterpillar has been a part of the development of Brazil’s infrastructure since the early 1950s and helped transform the country’s heavy construction industry. As a leading exporter, Caterpillar has built a strong local footprint that includes manufacturing facilities, parts distribution, financial services, marketing and demonstration centers.

More than 260 different models of equipment and engines are manufactured in our Brazil facilities. Machines and engines manufactured in Brazil include hydraulic excavators, track-type tractors, wheel loaders, motor graders, backhoe loaders and compactors, generators, Solar Turbines, our EMD brand electric-diesel locomotives and Perkins engines

With over 6,000 employees in the country, the Caterpillar Brasil team is known as a highly engaged team with a passion for social responsibility, the environment and producing high quality products and services for our global customers.


914K Ag Handler Compact Wheel Loader moving feed, Brazil.


Caterpillar Motor Grader manufactured at the Sao Paulo, Brazil, plant, ca. 1960.


Track-Type Tractor working on the Itaipu Dam, Brazil, 1978.

914K Ag Handler Compact Wheel Loader on farm with cows in background
Caterpillar Motor Grader with banner in facility
Tractor working on Itaipu Dam

Primary Locations

Key Offices

Key Offices: 
Piracicaba, São Paulo

Parts Distribution

Parts Distribution: 




Campo Largo, Piracicaba, Curitiba, Hortolandia, Sete Lagoas

History, Success and Strategy in Brazil

It’s the largest country in South America and has been a big part of our company’s success and strategy for nearly a century. Find out how we’re flourishing in Brazil today.

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History of Caterpillar in Brazil
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