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THE MAKING OF "STACK"

Find out some of the interesting facts from the making of the “Stack” video:

  1. Although all of the operators were excited to be included in the “Stack” film, they admitted there were some “nerves” in play before they took to the seats of their equipment.
  2. By the time shooting was set to begin, any nervousness the operators may have had was long gone. Each and every one of them wanted to tackle the most difficult maneuvers, because they were certain they could make the equipment do whatever was asked of their machine.

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THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE IS ON IN “STACK”

Let the games begin. The ultimate challenge is on in a new series of Caterpillar short films—all featuring the Built For It™ Trials. First in the film queue is “Stack.” The Stack challenge pitted five heavy equipment operators against a mountain of massive wood JENGA® blocks—weighing over 8 tons total.

The object of the game for the operators: remove and then re-position a stack of nearly 30 JENGA® blocks one at a time—using only their Cat® machines and work tools. What ensues as the cameras roll is a show of operator skill, and machine power, strength and agility.

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EQUIPMENT PROTECTION PLAN OFFERINGS HELP CUSTOMERS PROTECT THEIR INVESTMENT

Cat® dealer Thompson Machinery has been providing customers Cat solutions for the construction, power generation and agricultural industries since 1944. One of the many solutions Thompson offers customers is Equipment Protection Plans, provided through Cat Financial Insurance Services.

Equipment Protection Plans (EPP) offer additional Extended Protection beyond the standard factory Warranty. “Customers choose to purchase machines with Extended Protection for a couple of reasons. They have come to expect it,” said Trace Hall, Sales Manager at Thompson Machinery.

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