Public (NYSE: CAT)
Peoria, Illinois, U.S.A.
James W. Owens, CEO & Chairman
Construction & Agriculture Machinery
US$44.958 billion (2007)sup
US$3.541 billion (2007)sup
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is a United States-based corporation headquartered in Peoria, Illinois. Caterpillar (commonly referred to simply as CAT) is, according to their corporate website, "the world's largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines."
Famous for their products featuring caterpillar tracks and a distinctive yellow paint scheme, Caterpillar produces a wide range of engineering vehicles, including the range of Caterpillar bulldozers.