Caterpillar, Kennametal Announce Cutting Tool Technology Partnership

For Worldwide Release: October 2017 
Release Number: 556PR17

Caterpillar Inc. is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with Kennametal Inc. to provide Caterpillar customers globally with special order rotors and diamond and carbide earth cutting tools for mixing and road milling applications.

“This partnership provides our customers, via our Cat® dealer network, access to world class machines, a full line of rotors, outstanding earth cutting tool technology and industry expertise,” said Paul Clark, worldwide product manager, paving, Caterpillar Inc. “It is another step towards ensuring a superior experience for our customers.”

Pete Dragich, vice president of Kennametal Inc. and president of the company’s Infrastructure Segment, stated, “This partnership capitalizes on the long-standing reputations Kennametal and Caterpillar share in the road rehabilitation industry, and it supports our joint commitment to providing end-users with the ultimate customer experience. By combining our proven products and expertise with Caterpillar’s world-class machines and extensive dealer network, we will deliver unmatched earth cutting solutions to road rehabilitation customers around the world.”

Kennametal products and support will be available at Cat dealerships immediately. Customers who would like to learn more about the full offering should contact their local Cat dealer or Kennametal representative.

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About Kennametal

At the forefront of advanced materials innovation for more than 75 years, Kennametal Inc. is a global industrial technology leader delivering productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 11,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.1 billion in revenues in fiscal 2017. Learn more at www.kennametal.com.

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