New caterpillar.com Designed to Elevate Enterprise Messages and Company Image

Dec 01, 2010, 14:00 ET from Caterpillar Inc.

PEORIA, Ill., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. has launched a new corporate website, caterpillar.com, designed to elevate the company's image online as an enterprise that exhibits global leadership and applies innovative thinking as it helps build a more sustainable world.

The new caterpillar.com brings a fresh look and feel and increased functionality to the web. In addition, enhanced editorial content tells the stories of Caterpillar in a more robust way while also bringing heightened visibility to the company's full portfolio of brands.

Caterpillar.com is now the home for content focused on strategy, sustainability, innovation, community involvement and social responsibility, as well as investor relations' information, career opportunities and media resources.

Cat.com remains the home for content related to Cat machines, engines, industry applications, dealers and parts and services. Caterpillar.com integrates with cat.com through cross promotion and simple links.

Caterpillar.com is currently available in English. During 1Q 2011, the global site will be made available in Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish, Portuguese and German.

The move to a distinct corporate site brings more visibility to company information and is the first step in a long-term strategy to position Caterpillar as an industry leader online.

About Caterpillar:

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making progress possible and driving positive and sustainable change on every continent.  With 2009 sales and revenues of $32.396 billion, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar Logistics Services and Progress Rail Services.  More information is available at: http://www.caterpillar.com.

SOURCE Caterpillar Inc.



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