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BOMAG exits Kewanee plant, plans new facility in southern U.S.

BOMAG exits Kewanee plant, plans new facility in...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 29, 2013

BOMAG Americas says it will cease manufacturing operations in Kewanee, Illinois, by the end of 2014 and relocate its business ...

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build, battle robots to build interest in STEM careers (VIDEO)

GM’s FIRST Competition teaches kids to build,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 23, 2013

What do you do with kids who think math and science are boring? Give them a pile of parts, some software ...

Caterpillar details work to reduce waste at Georgia plant

Caterpillar details work to reduce waste at Georgia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2013

Last week, Caterpillar invited 50 local business leaders to its new small bulldozers and mini hydraulic excavator plant in Athens, Georgia to ...

Caterpillar to lay off 125 workers at Indiana Large Engine Center

Caterpillar to lay off 125 workers at Indiana Large...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 08, 2013

Due to slumps in demand and earnings in the first half of this year, Caterpillar has confirmed to the Layfayette, Indiana ...

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s approval, retains limit on construction visas but increases H-1B visas for highly skilled workers

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 23, 2013

With a 13-5 vote Tuesday night, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an immigration bill that would give 11.5 million immigrants ...

Bloomberg profile of Caterpillar CEO focuses on gap between profits and worker pay

Bloomberg profile of Caterpillar CEO focuses on gap...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 20, 2013

Bloomberg Businessweek recently profiled Caterpillar CEO Doug Olberhelman, pulling very few punches in the process. The profile refers to Olberhelman as ...

Caterpillar’s chief technology officer urges Congress to support manufacturing, highly skilled workers in immigration reform

Caterpillar’s chief technology officer urges...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 09, 2013

Caterpillar's Chief Technology Officer Gwenne Henricks recently testified before the Senate Commerce Committee and urged lawmakers to support manufacturing and ...

JCB celebrates 1 millionth machine: a JS220 tracked excavator

JCB celebrates 1 millionth machine: a JS220 tracked...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2013

JCB recently celebrated its 1 millionth machine rolling off the assembly line with a big event at the company's headquarters ...

Caterpillar to layoff 300 at mining facility in Illinois, close tunneling plant in Toronto

Caterpillar to layoff 300 at mining facility in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 06, 2013

In the wake of a first quarter that saw profits tumble 45 percent, mostly due to low demand for mining ...

Ford to add 2,000 jobs at Kansas City plant to produce Transit Van and meet “surging” F-150 demand

Ford to add 2,000 jobs at Kansas City plant to produce...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 03, 2013

Ford has announced that it is adding more than 2,000 jobs at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in order to produce ...

Caterpillar to close South Carolina plant that employs 280 people

Caterpillar to close South Carolina plant that employs...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 01, 2013

In what the Charleston, South Carolina Post and Courier calls "a sizable blow" to the region's manufacturing industry, Caterpillar has ...

VIDEO: Watch entire build process of the 2 millionth Cummins engine for Ram Trucks

VIDEO: Watch entire build process of the 2 millionth...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 28, 2013

Back on December 10, 2012 the 2 millionth Cummins engine for Ram Trucks rolled down the assembly line at the ...

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