Customer Stories

CATERPILLAR & KRESS CORPORATION TEAM UP TO HELP A CANADIAN STEEL MILL BOOST PROFITABILITY

Based on earnings per ton, ArcelorMittal Dofasco is one of the most profitable steel operations in North America—and high-tech equipment provided by Caterpillar and Kress Corporation is one reason why.

“Improving our equipment decreases downtime and improves production,” said Dino Didiodato, shift coach at the company located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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DREAM TRAXX STAYS ON TRACK WITH CAT® RENTAL EQUIPMENT AND DEALER PARTNERSHIP

A man on a bike defying gravity—that sums up Jason Baker’s motocross racing career. Now, he’s putting his competitive spirit to work designing, building and resurfacing the tracks on which he used to ride, with a fleet of Cat® rental equipment and Cat dealer Ring Power at his side.

“I love the creative freedom that I have to build a track,” says Baker, who rode competitively until 2003 and built his first motocross track at his home.

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THE INTRODUCTION OF THE D9 DOZER – 60 YEARS AGO

When the D9 Dozer was introduced, it had been evolving on Caterpillar drawing boards and at proving grounds for five years. Two pilot machines were built for testing at the Caterpillar Proving Grounds in Phoenix, Ariz. and Washington, Ill. In 1954, Caterpillar sought out direct input from customers during the design of the new tractor when the company built 10 pilot machines and shipped them to multiple customers for testing in different applications.

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