2000s

2001 Caterpillar introduces its ACERT® Technology. 
2004 J.W. Owens is named Chairman of the Board.
2005 Continuing work begun in 1967, Cat machines are still working in the Athabasca Oil Sands in Canada.
2006 Caterpillar acquires Progress Rail Services, Inc.
2006 Thirty-four Cat machines help complete the Saemangeum Seawall - the world’s longest earthen seawall.
2008 Caterpillar announces the first-of-its-kind electric drive track-type tractor – the D7E.
2008 Caterpillar completes acquisition of Shandong SEM Machinery Co., Ltd. in China.
Image of an ACERT engine.
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Image of an ACERT engine.

J.W. Owens is named Chairman of the Board.
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J.W. Owens is named Chairman of the Board.

A fleet of 797s at work.
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A fleet of 797s at work.

Welders at work on a boxcar at Progress Rail.
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Welders at work on a boxcar at Progress Rail.

Excavators and dozers at work on the seawall.
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Excavators and dozers at work on the seawall.

D7E at work moving dirt.
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D7E at work moving dirt.

Shandong SEM employees pose for a picture.
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Shandong SEM employees pose for a picture.

Image of an ACERT engine.
J.W. Owens is named Chairman of the Board.
A fleet of 797s at work.
Welders at work on a boxcar at Progress Rail.
Excavators and dozers at work on the seawall.
D7E at work moving dirt.
Shandong SEM employees pose for a picture.