Our customers work hard on job sites every day. Digging and hauling and dumping; doing the work and building a brighter future for people around the world. For Cat Trial 13: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site we’re following five machines hard at work on a construction site. Inspired by the best-selling children’s book, “Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site.” Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld tell the story of Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer and Excavator as they spend an action-packed day in the dirt.
But do you ever wonder what happens on job sites when things get shut down and everyone turns in for the night? The Cat Trials are bringing that story to life – with special guest appearances from three Cat dealer service trucks whose motto is “when you go to bed, we go to work!”
For over 95 years, Caterpillar has been designing and manufacturing products that get the job done no matter what – from desert heat to arctic cold, from deep below ground to thin-air elevations. More than just offer products, we’ve made it a priority to ensure our customers succeed by providing critical services, building a world-class dealer network and applying innovation and technology to improve sustainability performance of our products, services, solutions and operations.
We’re proud of what our customers have accomplished – building critical infrastructure, powering cities, transporting goods – and proud of our team for supporting their unique challenges. So, to celebrate their work and our 95th year, we’re bringing back The Cat® Trials!
The trials involve accomplishing tasks that were limited only by imagination - a fun way to represent the unique challenges our customers face every single day. Over the years the Trials have shown our Cat® products and services accomplish some incredible feats in Gigantic Jenga, Tug-o-War with a Mountain, memorable trips to Rio de Janiero and a Chinese mountain side. (They even picked up two Guinness World Records along the way.)
When we play blocks, we play BIG. "Stack" pits five heavy equipment operators against a mountain of massive wood JENGA® blocks - the largest board game ever played with Cat® equipment.
CAT® B15 Smartphone defies "Gravity" to prove it belongs.
The “China Shop” video features an operator maneuvering his Cat® 301.7 CR Mini Excavator with the poise of a matador through a crowded shop stocked with over $40,000 in delicate merchandise.
The Cat® Trials hit the beach to go for a new world record.
With the help of Cat® power, residents of China’s remote Yuhu Village experience the wonder of the Lantern Festival.
In “Driving Range,” Japanese professional golfers Erimo and Marimo Ikeuchi tackle a desert golf course made entirely of moving Cat® machines.
In “Tug of War,” professional strongman, actor and a “mountain” of a man, Hafthor “Thor” Bjornsson, takes on a Cat® D10T Dozer in an epic tug of war.
In “Dominoes,” 2,700 handmade domino tiles fall perfectly into line with the help of genuine Cat® parts.
PAC-MAN™ is iconic; one of the most famous video games ever developed. And Caterpillar is bringing it back center stage, 40 years after its release, as only the Cat® Trials can: at a scale of epic proportions! The Cat® Trial #9 puts Pac-Man and the ghosts back on the board. It brings the virtual world into a live action version of the popular video game.
Service technicians are the unsung heroes of any business, and they’re showing off their talents in our Tech Test. Cat technicians are experts at working with the latest technology on machines and engines across industries like agriculture, construction, and more!
These videos highlight the power, versatility and precision our products – including a 320E, TH514C, 277D, M316D, and 349E playing Jenga to a 793F that carried an entire golf green - bring to job sites and the critical nature of the services – from Cat Financial to the Cat Rental Store - that customers have come to depend on.