Caterpillar Inc. (Public, NYSE:CAT) operates in three principal lines of business: Machinery, Engines and Financial Products. Machinery deals with the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of construction, mining and forestry machinery.
Engines business deals with the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of engines. Financial Products, consists primarily of Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation (Cat Financial), Caterpillar Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Cat Insurance), Caterpillar Power Ventures Corporation (Cat Power Ventures) and their respective subsidiaries.
In April 2008, Satyam Computer Services Limited acquired Caterpillar’s market research and customer analytics operations. In April 2008, Caterpillar expanded its Global Mining business through the acquisition of Lovat Inc. (Lovat), a global manufacturer of tunnel boring machines used in the construction of metro, railway, road, sewer, water main, penstock, mine access, high voltage cable and telecommunications tunnels.
The Caterpillar dealer network is comprised of 182 locally owned businesses, 1700+ dealer branch stores, and more than 100,000 employees. Our worldwide dealer organization has the local expertise, specialists, and extensive spare parts inventory you'll need - no matter where your vessel travels.
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