Caterpillar at a Glance

Data based on year-end 2023

Who We Are

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.



Quick Facts:

  • Founded: 1925 
  • Corporate Headquarters: Irving, Texas, U.S.
  • Stock Symbol: CAT
  • Year-end 2023 Sales & Revenues: $67.1B


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Our Solutions Help Our Customers Build a Better World

Customers use our products to build the basic infrastructure that enables higher standards of living so that people have access to water, electricity, roads, bridges, hospitals, schools and so much more.

Our strategy and purpose

Products and Services

Our customers can be found in virtually every corner of the earth, and we realize our success comes directly from helping our customers be successful. With more than 300 products and growing service and technology offerings, the Cat® equipment line sets the standard for our industry Through our full brand portfolio, we offer machines, engines, components, services and solutions to meet the unique needs of a variety of industries and customers around the world.

about two million active construction machines globally
more than 1.5 million connected assets
more than 7.5 billion metric tonnes moved autonomously with zero lost-time injuries
about 30 million engines built

Our Brands

Caterpillar Inc. brands include offerings of machines, engines, components, services and solutions to meet the unique needs of a variety of industries and customers around the world. Cat® is our flagship brand of products and services. Other brands include Progress Rail, Solar Turbines, Perkins and SEM.

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Backhoe loader and person holding key

Industries We Serve

Construction, mining, energy and rail. The industries we serve are essential in our modern world.

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Construction equipment building airport
Construction equipment building airport


There are big jobs to be done worldwide — building critical infrastructure, bolstering local economies, meeting the demand for energy — and that work is powered by our people. Our talented team creates sustainable, world-changing solutions that impact lives around the globe. 


Global Full-Time




Independently Owned Cat® Dealers
Serving  ~190 Countries




Located in ~175 Countries


The history of Caterpillar is all about doing: creating, building, problem solving, innovating, testing, servicing and improving. Our equipment is iconic and so are the projects we’ve helped support.

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Service truck outside Caterpillar building

Our Values 

We live Our Values in Action every day, defining not only what we do, but how we do it. Our Values go beyond compliance to create a work environment in which we take pride, making the world better not only through our solutions, but also through our actions.


Our Values  in Action  Caterpillar’s  Code of Conduct  Integrity. Excellence. Teamwork. Commitment. Sustainability.

Corporate Responsibility

As a proactive community member, we take seriously our responsibility to give back to the communities in which we live and work.

The Caterpillar Foundation is focused on improving the lives of people around the world through investments in human and sustainable infrastructure. Together, Caterpillar and the Caterpillar Foundation are helping to build stronger individuals, stronger communities and stronger economies. 

Since 1952, the Caterpillar Foundation has contributed more than $935 million in communities around the world. 

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Children at school
Children at school