Stories tagged: Caterpillar
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Caterpillar distributor is first U.S. company to get permission to set up in Cuba’s Mariel zone
A slow but steady campaign to become the first U.S. company to set up business in Cuba’s Mariel Special Economic Development Zone has paid off for a Caterpillar distributor. Cuba …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 4:31 p.m.
Locomotive manufacturer buys 39 acres in Spokane Valley, but officials haven’t revealed plans for the property
A subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. has purchased 39 acres in a Spokane Valley industrial park, but company officials aren’t commenting on plans for the property.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Caterpillar denies that it broke tax laws
Caterpillar is denying that it broke federal tax laws a week after its headquarters and other facilities were raided by the Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Caterpillar sued by investor after corporate offices raided
Caterpillar was sued by a shareholder for alleged deception a day after federal officials raided its corporate headquarters in Peoria, Illinois, seeking evidence as part of a criminal probe.
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Caterpillar offices raided in probe related to Swiss unit
Federal law enforcement officials raided three central Illinois facilities of manufacturer Caterpillar on Thursday as part of an investigation the company said may be related to business with its Swiss …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Plight of company towns: finding a new identity
Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis planned to open this year’s State of the City speech by thanking Caterpillar Inc. for its longtime commitment to the central Illinois town, declaring “We wouldn’t …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Caterpillar CEO to retire next year
Caterpillar said Monday that CEO Doug Oberhelman will retire from the company next year and will be replaced by Jim Umpleby, an executive who has worked at the construction and …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 10:17 a.m.
Caterpillar 2Q results beat expectations, cuts 2016 profit outlook
Caterpillar’s second-quarter performance beat Wall Street’s expectations, despite weakness in the mining and oil and gas industries. But the company lowered its full-year adjusted profit guidance again, saying global economic …
Sun., Sept. 29, 2013
Here’s the Dirt: Liberty Mutual plans expansion
Liberty Mutual Insurance is expanding its Liberty Lake operations.
Sun., May 19, 2013
Potential long-term growth makes Caterpillar smart buy
Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT), recently trading near its 52-week low, offers an opportunity to buy in at a good price and await the global economic recovery that will boost its stock …
Sun., May 5, 2013
New Caterpillar Visitors Center in Peoria, Ill., brings out joys of machines
PEORIA, Ill. – Here’s a place where the word caterpillar does not refer to fuzzy little insects. The new Caterpillar Visitors Center is all about the roaring black-and-yellow machines that …
Wed., June 29, 2011
Editorial: Many hands expedited Caterpillar’s Spokane pick
Spokane had to move fast to catch a Caterpillar. With a $37 million distribution center and up to 150 jobs at stake, local business and government officials had only weeks …
Thu., June 23, 2011, 10:44 a.m.
Caterpillar to open big distribution center on West Plains
A division of Caterpillar Inc. will open a new parts distribution center on the West Plains that will employ 100 to 150, the company announced this morning.