Caterpillar establishes electric power and specialty industries divisions

Caterpillar announced Oct. 13 it has created two new divisions to focus on electric power generation and specialty products. The electric power division will encompass global design, packaging and marketing responsibilities for electric power generation products, including U.S. operations in Illinois and Georgia and international operations in Northern Ireland, India, China and Brazil. FG Wilson, Olympian and Caterpillar branded products will fall under the authority of the new division. Caterpillar vice president William Rohner will head the electric power division. Donald Western, also a company vice president, will lead the specialty industries division.