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The history of Caterpillar is all about doing: creating, building, problem solving, innovating, testing, servicing and improving. Enjoy the ingenious machines from our rich heritage, and more importantly, the people who founded and built the company one breakthrough at a time. Beginning with Benjamin Holt and C. L. Best, the people of Caterpillar have always been – and continue to be – extraordinary.
2005 - A fleet of 220 Cat® machines and generator sets worked on the 3,625 miles of a four-to-six lane highway known as the Golden Quadrilateral that connects the four major metro cities of India.
2012 – 3D printing is the process of making a solid, three-dimensional object from a digital file. The following object from our archives collection is a 3D printed industrial-design model of a Cat® machine cab.