“The workforce at Peterlee are proud, committed and passionate. They are willing to take on any challenge and the skills and knowledge they bring to bear every day are key to the success of Caterpillar Peterlee across the globe.
Caterpillar values working with local partners in their localities and knows that North East England is supportive of its operations.
We find all the trust and support we need in North East England to help us succeed at our Peterlee plant.”
Caterpillar Peterlee is the global source of Cat Articulated Trucks, producing a six-model range used in many industries including mining, construction and aggregates.
The company’s manufacturing activities on Peterlee’s North West Industrial Estate use the latest computer analysis techniques, robotic technology and a state-of-the-art paint plant.
Machines from the site are shipped to customers around the world.
The company has established the Learning Centre of Light and The Welding Academy in Peterlee.
Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. An American Fortune 500 company, its global revenue reached $45 billion (2017)