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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)

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Caterpillar Inc.
100 North East Adams Street
Peoria, IL 61629
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Phone: 309-675-1000

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Industrial Goods
Industry:Farm & Construction Machinery
Full Time Employees:114,352

Business Summary 

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company’s Construction Industries segment offers construction machines and related parts, including backhoe, small wheel, skid steer, multi-terrain, medium wheel, compact track, compact wheel, and track-type loaders; mini excavators and wheel excavators, as well as small, medium, and large track excavators; small track-type and medium track-type tractors; and select work tools, motor graders, and pipelayers for the heavy construction, general construction, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels; draglines; drills; highwall and longwall miners; hard rock vehicles; large track-type tractors; articulated, large mining, and off-highway trucks; large wheel loaders; wheel tractor scrapers; wheel dozers; machinery components; and electronics and control systems for mine, quarry, forestry, paving, tunneling, waste, and industrial customers. The company’s Power Systems segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems for the electric power generation industry; reciprocating engines, and integrated systems and solutions; turbines and turbine-related services; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance, as well as insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term receivables. The company was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois.

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Corporate Governance 
Caterpillar Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 4.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Douglas R. Oberhelman , 61
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Steven H. Wunning , 63
Group Pres
Mr. Bradley M. Halverson , 54
Group Pres of Corp. Services and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Stuart L. Levenick , 61
Group Pres of Customer and Dealer Support
Mr. Edward J. Rapp , 56
Group Pres of Construction Industries & Growth Markets
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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