Caterpillar was established in Australia in 1955 with a leased office. In 1957, Caterpillar opened a motor grader manufacturing facility in Melbourne. Today, Caterpillar brands such as Cat®, FG Wilson, Perkins, Solar and EMD serve local customers in major industry segments including general construction, mining, oil and gas, marine, power generation, government and defense, forestry, waste, quarry/aggregates, paving and technology.
Our Caterpillar technology subject matter experts work today on autonomous and remote-controlled mining equipment at mine sites throughout Australia. Our Melbourne Distribution Centre (Victoria) and Queensland Distribution Centre distribute parts to local customers.
Our local team partners with our local Cat® dealers and Cat Financial to provide world-class service and support to local customers.
Key Offices: Tullamarine
Parts Distribution: Melbourne, Queensland
Manufacturing: Revesby, Redbank, Cardiff, Perth
Holt Caterpillar 60 tractor pulling a combine in Australia circa 1913.
Two Cat 793F CMD autonomous trucks operating at Fortescue iron ore mine.