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The UK is vital for Caterpillar – they have been operating here since the 1950’s. With facilities that manufacture Caterpillar machines for sale across Europe and further afield, it comes a no surprise that there are always plenty of used Caterpillar machines for sale at Plantpages. Employing around 10,000 staff in the UK, Caterpillar – or simply ‘CAT’ to their followers – the company manufactures Articulated Dump Trucks (ADT) in the North East, backhoe loaders and wheeled loaders in Leicestershire, generators in Northern Ireland , engines in Peterborough. In the main, Caterpillar are represented at dealer level in the UK by Finning for sales and service of Caterpillar Machines – the company is the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer. Scroll down to read the latest Caterpillar machinery news and use the filters to narrow down your search for a particular model or type of machine.
The US business started in the UK shortly after 1925 with the first dealer announced based in central London of all places! It wasn’t until 1951 that Caterpillar started its own UK subsidiary in Coalville, Leicestershire.
Through acquisition and investment in the UK, the company now employs over 10,000 people in 19 facilities across the country.
The current Caterpillar product range spans more than 300 machines. Not all of these are available – or even big sellers in the UK, but you will always find the most common Cat machinery, such as dump trucks, motor graders, dozers, loaders and excavators for sale and listed below by category.
Attendees at CES 2024 will experience Caterpillar’s 9,600 sq ft exhibit from January 9th to the 12th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s display focuses on Caterpillar’s electric machines and energy solutions to meet the evolving needs of their customers as they electrify their job sites. “We are delighted to return to CES to showcase our advancements in energy solutions. This event is known as the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators which makes it the ideal place for us to showcase our leadership in power systems and integrated service solutions to help our customers in the energy…>
This week's front cover boasts a heavyweight CAT tracked Dozer that is heading through the Malcolm Harrison sale - ring 1 from 9am on 9th December at Prees, near Whitchurch in Shropshire. It's not on its own, there is a series of dozers, excavators and loaders heading through the sale. The auctioneer is still accepting entries if you have some machinery to move on. Remember, there's always tonnes of farm machinery for sale at our sister site www.farmmachinerypages.co.uk If you are looking for trucks and trailers for sale then head to www.truckpages.co.uk Also check out the rest of the photo…>
The next generation Caterpillar 255 and 265 Compact Track Loaders are a ground-up redesign of the previous series, improving on the features that made the previous models so popular. The first next generation models in the compact track loader line, the 255 and 265 elevate Caterpillar’s loader reputation through improved engine performance, lift and tilt performance, stability, operator comfort and technology. “We kept the DNA of the D3 series while reimagining the possibilities of loader performance using voice of customer feedback to lead the way,” Trevor Chase, product application specialist for Caterpillar. “Both next generation models leverage the many benefits…>
The new Cat 988 GC Wheel Loader allows operators to move more material at a lower cost per hour for a faster return on investment. The new loader offers up to 5% less fuel consumption and up to 15% lower maintenance costs than the Cat 988K. Designed to maximise life-cycle value in moderate production applications up to 2,000 hours per year, the 988 GC is capable of delivering production within 6% of the 988K in truck loading applications. Easy to operate and maintain, the new 988 GC is optimised as a 45-tonne (50-ton) truck match loader. Its 3909 mm (12.8…>
In 1984, Caterpillar, Eder and Zeppelin Baumaschinen, the Cat dealer in Germany, introduced a new wheeled excavator line, offering four models under the Cat Eder brand. Eight years later, the line became a 100% Cat product with a designated wheel excavator team. Twenty-eight years later, in 2012, Caterpillar celebrated production of its 25,000th wheel excavator. This year, Caterpillar announces production of its 50,000th wheel excavator, a Cat M318 Next Gen model, adding another 25,000 units to the total in just 11 years. Europe and South Korea were among the first adopters of this new solution. However, the combination of speed,…>