Customer Stories

Cat® Products Receive Contractors’ Choice Awards in 19 Categories

Roads & Bridges magazine recently presented Caterpillar with the 2014 Contractors’ Choice Awards in 19 categories.

The Contractor's Choice Awards represents the top products as selected by readers of Roads & Bridges magazine. Each year, the Contractor’s Choice Awards honor manufacturers for the products they put out on the jobsite. The products must be in the field 18-24 months before they are eligible to be submitted for consideration. 

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Three Cat® Products Named “All-Stars” by China Construction Professionals

“All-Star Products.” That’s the honor construction industry customers and experts in China gave to three Cat® machines at the 2014 Internet Conference and Brand Event Awards Ceremony for the China Construction Machinery Industry Association (CMIIC).

The Cat 336D2 hydraulic excavator and M317D2 wheel excavator were named 2014 Star Excavators, with users citing the machines’ fuel efficiency, low operating costs, and overall reliability and durability. The 950 GC wheel loader won the 2014 Star Carry-Scraper Machinery Award on the strength of its fuel consumption, efficiency, safety and comfort features, and ease of maintenance.

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Cat® Multi-Processor Honored for Best Demolition Product

If you quickly glance at the Cat® Multi-Processor MP 300 series, you might not immediately recognize the award-winning speed, force and versatility this relatively new work tool delivers. But the Spanish Association of Demolition (AEDED) took a closer look during its 2014 awards forum, and that landed this work tool the honor of best product.

“The new product introduction (NPI) team took a product that had become uncompetitive in the market and turned that around with market-leading features that immediately placed it at the top of its class,” said Work Tools Product Manager Dave Koch. “Sales have grown dramatically.”

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