Caterpillar United Kingdom Facilities

Caterpillar established its first major facility outside the United States more than 60 years ago in the UK. Today, the company employs more than 10,000 people in 20 major facilities.

Caterpillar (UK) Ltd.
North West Industrial Estate, Peterlee
County Durham SR8 2HX
Tel: 0191 5692200

Caterpillar Peterlee is a technology leader in the design and manufacture of Articulated Trucks for the earthmoving, mining & quarry industry.

We are the worldwide manufacturing source for Caterpillar Articulated Trucks. Articulated Trucks are 6 wheel-drive hauling units designed for a wide range of terrain and job conditions.  Using the latest computer analysis techniques, robotic technology and a state-of-the-art paint plant the facility manufactures 6 models ranging from 26 to 43.5 tons hauling capacity and to various engine emissions”

Caterpillar (UK) Ltd.
Peckleton Lane, Desford
Leicestershire LE9 9JT
Tel: 01455 826826

Caterpillar (UK) Ltd.
Handley Close, Preston Farm
Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland TS18 3SD
Tel: 01642 625500

Building Construction Products at Leicester is dedicated to the assembly of small construction machines, typically used on building and construction sites - Backhoe Loaders and Compact Wheel Loaders. Founded in 1952, Leicester was the first venture by Caterpillar outside the United States. The Caterpillar Building Construction Products' fabrication facility at Stockton uses the latest technology to cut, weld and machine all the major structures for use at the assembly plant at Leicester.

Caterpillar Shrewsbury Ltd.
Lancaster Road, Shrewsbury
Tel: +44 1743 212000

Caterpillar Defense at Shrewsbury is responsible for the design, development and integration of engine and drivetrain packages to meet the needs of tracked and wheeled military products globally. The facility also provides remanufacturing services of industrial military engines, components and transmissions.  

Caterpillar Financial Services (UK) Limited
Friars Gate
1011 Stratford Road
West Midlands
B90 4BN
Tel: +44 1564 786400

Caterpillar Financial Services (UK) Limited is dedicated to providing world-class financial services to Caterpillar, Cat dealers and customers in the UK to support the sale of Cat products.

Caterpillar Marine Power UK LTD
22 Cobham Road
Ferndown Ind Est
BH21 7PW
Tel: 01202 796000

Caterpillar Marine Power UK Ltd. formerly the Wimborne Marine Power Centre, originally manufactured and marketed Perkins Sabre and Perkins Marine Engines, was acquired in 2000 by Caterpillar Inc and is part of Caterpillar Marine. In 2017 new upgraded facilities on the original Wimborne site were opened including new administration buildings, design centre and world-class manufacturing and logistics facilities. Today the business designs, manufactures and sell propulsion engines, auxiliary diesel engines and diesel electrical generators; exclusively for marine applications under the Cat® and Perkins Marine® brands. The products manufactured here are used in oceangoing (cruise and cargo), high performance (pleasure craft, Government, Defense and fast ferry) and workboat (offshore, tug and salvage, passenger, inland waterways, fishing and dredging) applications.

Caterpillar (NI) Limited
Larne Facility
Old Glenarm Road
Co Antrim
BT40 1EJ
Northern Ireland
Tel: +44 28 2826 1000

Caterpillar (NI) Limited
Springvale Facility
Springvale Business Park
11 Millennium Way
Springfield Road
BT12 7AL
Northern Ireland
Tel: +44 28 9027 7539

Caterpillar Northern Ireland

Caterpillar Inc. operates two sites in Northern Ireland. The facility located in Larne is home to the Electric Power business where the team designs and manufactures power solutions for key business sectors including data centers, construction, mining, healthcare, utilities and other industries.

The Springvale facility, Belfast, produces major component subassemblies including axles and transmissions for Cat® articulated trucks as well as other oil and gas applications.

Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services
Lancaster Road, Shrewsbury SY1 3NX

Caterpillar has been providing remanufacturing services in Shrewsbury for more than 20 years. Using a host of remanufacturing technologies, the facility receives engines and a range of other components from customers, and cleans, refurbishes, reassembles and updates them in compliance with the exacting standards set by Caterpillar. The site remanufactures thousands of items each year, bringing significant environmental and cost benefits to Caterpillar and third-party customers.

Caterpillar Business Park
Peterborough, PE1 5FQ
Tel: 01733 583000 and

Our Caterpillar facility in Peterborough is the manufacturing location for Cat® industrial engines and Perkins engines.

The facility produces Cat industrial engines from 0.5-7.1 litres to meet the needs of equipment manufacturers across the world. These engines power thousands of unique applications for many of the leading OEMs whose equipment complements customers' Cat equipment fleets. Designed to power machines operating in the harshest environments, customers trust Cat engines to deliver performance and reliability backed by the global Cat dealer network.

Perkins’ 0.5-7.1 litre industrial power solutions are manufactured in Peterborough. Working in collaboration with over 800 original equipment manufacturers in the agricultural, construction, electric power generation, industrial and materials handling markets, Perkins has nearly nine decades of experience of designing, building and servicing industrial engines. With more than 21 million engines manufactured powering over 5,000 different applications across the world, Perkins engines are supported by a global distribution network. 

Perkins Engines
Tixall Road
Stafford, ST16 3UB
Tel: 01785 223141

Perkins’ Stafford-based facility is a Centre of Excellence for the manufacture of the company’s largest and most powerful diesel engines which are used by customers around the world to deliver reliable prime and standby power generation.

Highly skilled employees produce engines at the 30-acre site to support customers around the world who depend on Perkins-powered generator sets.

In addition to the 4000 Series range, the Stafford site will begin manufacturing Perkins’ newest global product – the 5000 Series. The most powerful line of electronic engines to date, the Perkins® 5000 Series provides emergency standby power for a range of critical applications such as data centres, hospitals and commercial buildings, as well as prime power for applications where power from the grid is not an option.

Progress Rail Services UK Ltd.
Headrig Road
South Queensferry
West Lothian, EH30 9SH
Tel: +44 (0) 131 319 3709

Progress Rail Services UK Limited
Osmaston Street
Nottingham, NG10 5AN
Tel. Direct +44(0)115 9218 218

Progress Rail Services UK Limited
Shepcote Lane
S9 1QW

Progress Rail Services UK Ltd was acquired by Progress Rail Services Corporation (a subsidiary of Caterpillar) in May 2011; the business, which incorporates the former Edgar Allen business, can trace its origins to the 1850's and the birth of the rail industry. The business operates from four sites in the UK; Sandiacre and Beeston (both on the outskirts of Nottingham), Sheffield and South Queensferry (Scotland). The business is a designer and manufacturer of special trackwork and ancillary rail infrastructure products for the UK and international rail markets, providing products into all market sectors including light rail systems, mainline railways and heavy haul/freight lines. The business has production capability that includes a cast manganese steel foundry, an iron foundry, specialist rail machining facilities, a steel fabrication facility and an assembly facility capable of assembling large special track work panels.

Electro-Motive Diesel

Electro-Motive Diesel Limited (EMDL) is a subsidiary of Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD) Founded in 1922, EMD is one of two U.S. original equipment manufacturers of diesel-electric locomotives. EMD is the only diesel-electric locomotive manufacturer to have produced more than 73,500 engines and has the largest installed base of diesel-electric locomotives in both North America and internationally.

EMDL is EMD’s entity with responsibility for Europe, we have sites across the UK, Germany, Belgium and Netherlands. EMDL operates in the rail sector providing spare parts, maintenance services, component rebuild, rehabilitation, modernization, repowers, warranty administration and technical support to its many customers.

Electro-Motive Diesel Limited
Longport Goods Yard,
Brookside Industrial Estate
Off Station Street,

Electro-Motive Diesel Limited
Roberts Road Maintenance Depot

SPM Oil & Gas Scotland Limited
A Caterpillar Company
SPM House
Badentoy Crescent
Badentoy Industrial Park
AB12 4YD
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 783666

SPM Oil & Gas Scotland Ltd is a dedicated SPM service facility responsible for all OEM Sales, Iron rental and Aftermarket services for the SPM product portfolio in Europe, Africa and Russia.


Caterpillar Skinningrove Ltd.
Carlin How
Skinningrove, TS13 4EE
Tel: 01287 644565

Caterpillar Skinningrove is located near Teesside and began operations in 1998. The facility produces steel track shoes. When mounted on the track link assembly, the track shoes form the 'Cat track' found on Hydraulic Excavators, Track Type Loaders and Track Type Tractors. The operations include steel cutting, heat treatment, and painting and cover an area of approximately 5,000 square metres.

  • European Marine Finance Group specialises in financing vessels powered by new Cat engines, MAKâ engines and Solar Turbines.
  • Caterpillar Commercial Northern Europe is responsible for ensuring the success of Cat Dealers in the UK, Ireland and Iceland. It works with dealers to improve their performance and to provide customers with the vest machine sales and product support services.
  • Solar Turbines is a world leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of industrial gas turbine power system solutions for the oil & gas and power generation industries. Based in Aberdeen, the company's engineers provide service support for equipment produced by Solar Turbines.