The Caterpillar Construction Company is the world’s largest and top-rated manufacturer of construction machinery. It was established in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois. Prior to 1986, the company was known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. In 1986, the name was changed to Caterpillar Inc. Caterpillar heavy equipment includes scrapers, tractors, crane, trucks, wheel loader, excavators, and various other Caterpillar heavy equipment commonly found in construction sites, mining projects, and forestry industries. The construction company also manufactures heavy gear engines, which are used extensively in many construction machines and other industrial equipment. Caterpillar also produces individual machine parts and attachments for all types of Cat machines. The heavy construction equipment made by this Illinois based company is known throughout the world for its reliability and durability.
The company’s industries supply segment supplies articulates, draglines, electric rope, drills, hydraulic shovels, electronics as well as control systems for Cat equipment. These are primarily used in mining and quarrying projects. They also act as a major financial service provider, offering financing and insurance solutions for its customers and dealers through Caterpillar Financial Services facilities and its other subsidiaries. At Mico Equipment in Houston,Texas, we carry a large selection of used Caterpillar heavy equipment at very reasonable prices.