#ICYMI 2016: Customer Success

Every day, all day, there's no shortage of news and information coming at us from all directions. Emails. Social media. Search engines. Online and print newspapers. Magazines and newsletters. And hopefully caterpillar.com!

It's really difficult to keep up with it all, but we've got you covered. We've rounded up our 10 most popular customer success stories published this year … in case you missed them when they were first published.

The Transformers

Amber waves of grain? Not in Whitman County, Washington. Here, in America's No. 1 wheat-producing patch, the waving fields are colored Cat® yellow. Find out how Cat dozers transform Washington's rocky hills into a fertile breadbasket in this story.

A True Cat Dozer Man

Henry Schinske first got on a bulldozer in 1957, and almost 60 years later, he's still on one. "People ask me when I'm going to quit and I tell them I can't because my doctor tells me to keep doing what I'm doing," laughs Schinske in this article celebrating his career.

Nascar Driver Remotely Operates D11T from 150 Miles Away

For a guy who spends his time behind the wheel of a car going upwards of 200 miles per hour, you might wonder what else it takes to get NASCAR driver Ryan Newman's adrenaline pumping. Apparently it's operating a massive Cat mining machine. See the video here.

Cat Machines Help Bring Golf Back to the Big Event in Rio

After 112 years, golf returned to the Olympics. Rio de Janeiro needed a golf course to host the competition – and Cat machines helped make it happen. Read the full story here.

Bridging the Gap

Locals refer to it as "The Missing Link," a 1.65-mile stretch in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains that for years has proved an obstacle to completing a key segment of the envisioned 72-mile national scenic road called the Foothills Parkway. Find out how Lane Construction used Cat equipment to complete the challenging task.

Father and Son "Blown Away" by Cat Grade Assist 323 Excavator

"When this machine first came out, I was told what it would do, and I was hesitant if it was true," said Brenen Newman, owner of J&B Excavating Inc. In this article and video, learn why he and his son were so impressed by the Cat Connect technology on their 323 Excavator.

Moving History

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, had a problem: They needed to move an 8,250-pound symbolic bell in the town's center to repair the wood structure housing the bell. The Public Works team turned to Cat dealer Stowers Machinery and The Cat Rental Store for a solution.

30th Anniversary Cat Backhoe Loader Travels the Length of the UK for Charity

What's the best way to travel the 877 miles from the northern tip of the United Kingdom to the southernmost point of Land's End? If you're a member of the "Ripping Up the UK" team, and you're raising money for charity, the answer is a "digger" – better known as a backhoe loader – built in the UK. Learn about their journey here.

6015B Helps Alabama Quarry Increase Production

Shovel operators at O'Neal Quarry have been uncovering more reserves than ever before – thanks in part to a new Cat 6015B Hydraulic Shovel. In this story, see why these operators appreciate the power, performance and comfort of the shovel.

994K Takes on the Ice Road

Although temperatures were dipping into 40 C (40 F) degrees below zero, Carlos Duarte was anything but numb.  His team did what some thought impossible by producing and delivering the first production Cat 994K Wheel Loader to Dominion Diamond's Ekati mine near the Arctic Circle. Read their story to see how they met a tight deadline under tough conditions.


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