CATERPILLAR ACQUIRES KEMPER VALVE & FITTINGS CORP. EXPANDING CAT® WELL SERVICE SUITE OF PRODUCT OFFERINGS

Houston, TX – Caterpillar Oil & Gas is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of Kemper Valve & Fittings Corp.  Headquartered near Chicago, Illinois, Kemper Valves & Fittings Corp. (Kemper) manufactures a complete line of high and low pressure flow iron to the oil and gas industry. Kemper has nine facilities located across the United States and Canada.

“This acquisition will increase Caterpillar’s product portfolio, expanding our existing suite of Cat® well service products,” said Dave Dunlevy, general manager of Caterpillar Oil & Gas. “With the expansion of Kemper products into our well service product portfolio, Caterpillar Oil & Gas will have the ability to sell engines, transmissions, well stimulation pumps, valves, seats and other related parts and now, low and high pressure flow iron.”

“We are pleased to be joining the Caterpillar family and look forward to our people, products and services joining this world-class, global organization,” said Joe Kemper, president of Kemper. “Kemper has been a trusted, high quality supplier to the well service industry for over fifty years. We look forward to working with Caterpillar to continue the legacy of providing quality products and customer support.”

ABOUT Kemper Valve & Fittings Corp.

Kemper Valve & Fittings Corp. has been manufacturing and selling high and low pressure pipe unions and related oilfield fluid control products in the United States since 1965. With nine facilities located across the U.S and Canada, Kemper's team of professional sales & service representatives stand ready to serve the Oil & Gas Industry. Kemper has a complete product line for the well-servicing segment of the oilfield. The products include manifolds, hammer unions, plug valves, swivel joints, pup joints, hose loops, check valves, pressure relief valves and additional high-pressure fittings. 

ABOUT CATERPILLAR OIL & GAS

Caterpillar Oil & Gas, Caterpillar Inc.’s oil and gas division with headquarters in Houston, Texas, consolidates all the sales and service activities for Cat oil and gas power solutions. Since the 1930s, Caterpillar has manufactured engines for the oilfield and today provides premier power solutions with outputs from 31 to 16,000 kW.  The sales and service network includes more than 2,100 dealer locations world-wide dedicated to support customers in the drilling, production, well service and gas compression segments. More information is available at: www.cat.com/oilandgas.

ABOUT CATERPILLAR

For over 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2015 sales and revenues of $47.011B, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Resource Industries, Construction Industries and Energy & Transportation. Caterpillar also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. For more information on our company, visit caterpillar.com, for information on our product offerings, visit www.cat.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media

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