Caterpillar, Inc. Business Detailed Description
Peoria, Illinois-based Caterpillar is the world's largest manufacturer of heavy construction and mining equipment. It is also a major manufacturer of engines and turbines used in off-highway, power generation, petroleum, marine and rail applications. A range of Caterpillar products is available through 3,500 dealer outlets around the world. The company supports its customers and dealers by providing financing through Caterpillar Financial Services, which held $29 billion of receivables on Dec. 31, 2014.