We know the work has changed during the global COVID-19 pandemic, but our customers, dealers and teams continue to rise to the occasion and help. From powering cities to building roads, seaports and so much more – our customers tackled some big and unique jobs in 2020.
Check out some of this year's stories showcasing our customers and products at work.
It was a scene watched by people around the world - four McAllister Towing tugboats powered by Cat engines, surrounded by the Coast Guard, escorting the USNS Comfort hospital ship into New York City harbor.
The construction industry is tough. But sometimes being tough can make it hard to ask for help. Michelle Walker is working with industry associations, contractors, unions and partners to make mental health issues and suicide prevention an integral part of safety programs.
From using social media as a recruiting tool to building a fun and engaged company culture, Turner Mining is doing things differently when it comes to attracting and retaining workers.
McAllister Towing escorting the USNS Comfort hospital ship into NYC harbor. Each tug is powered by two Cat® 3516E Tier 4 engines producing a total of 6,772 total horsepower. Courtesy of McAllister Towing
Michelle Walker helped found the Construction Industry for Suicide Prevention (CISP). Her mission is to change the conversation about mental health and reduce suicide deaths in the industry.
Our equipment and customers are part of the front-line supporting communities around the world.
Around the world, hospitals are ramping up capacity in unique ways, grocery stores are stretching to meet the increased demand for food, and rail, transportation and logistics companies are working day and night to get food, medical supplies and other essential goods where they are needed.
No travel? No problem. We brought the Cat® trade show experience to you — a chance to talk with the experts, a 3D look at what’s new, special offers and giveaways — all delivered online and all free of charge.
You’ve never seen a Caterpillar show like this. We showcased our latest products, services and technologies while paying tribute to those who build the world’s infrastructure at CONEXPO 2020.
Over 10,000 operators from 30 countries participated in local operator challenges held by 70 Cat dealers worldwide. The finals of Caterpillar’s historic, year-long Global Operator Challenge took inside Operator Stadium at the Caterpillar outdoor CONEXPO-CON/AGG Festival Grounds exhibit.
The Cat Expo Live brough thet Cat trade show experience – virtually.
Jaus Neigum takes a selfie with Mike Rowe after winning the Global Operator Challenge Finals at CONEXPO 2020.
Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge finals
Perkins debuted its brand-new second-generation hybrid-electric concept, which offers OEMs a zero-emissions, zero-noise, electric-only mode.
Zero-emission, zero-idle and low noise. Our Rail division announced the EMD® Joule locomotive and broadened Progress Rail’s rolling stock portfolio.
Our Cat brand released several new products and service in 2020 including expanding remote control and semi-autonomous offerings with new Cat Command capabilities and our retail shopping.
We continued to seek opportunities to create value for our customers including announcing agreements to acquire robotics expertise and Weir Oil & Gas.
Construction Equipment and Roads & Bridges magazines recently announced 2020 product awards, and Caterpillar won in several categories.
Perkins debuts new hybrid engine technologies for first time in U.S. at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020
Caterpillar’s Rail Division’s Sete Lagoas, Brazil facility
Cat Command for Loading Console with 930M Small Wheel Loader
Some of the images used in this communication were taken prior to the COVID-19 global pandemic.