The 123s of Skid Steer and Track Loader Warranties

The 123s of Skid Steer and Track Loader Warranties

1. Warranty Programs One enticing part of buying a new skid steer or compact track loader is its warranty and the peace of mind it…

Here’s What to Expect at Caterpillar’s Immersive CONEXPO-CON/AGG Booth and Operator’s Stadium

Here’s What to Expect at Caterpillar’s Immersive CONEXPO-CON/AGG Booth and Operator’s Stadium

New outdoor Festival Grounds exhibit designed to reinforce message to contractors — “Your Work Matters” Paying tribute to those building the world’s infrastructure, the Caterpillar…

Visionary Implements: We Pick the Best New Attachments Released in 2019

Visionary Implements: We Pick the Best New Attachments Released in 2019

Wielding hydraulic tools like a breaker, backhoe, bucket or broom, a tool carrier can be the ultimate do-everything machine on a project site, but a…

Caterpillar Celebrates 90 Years on the New York Stock Exchange

Caterpillar Celebrates 90 Years on the New York Stock Exchange

Caterpillar Inc. Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby rang the opening bell today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to mark the 90th anniversary of…

Stand Alone Loaders: Here Are Some of the Most Unique Skid Steer and Track Loader Choices on the Market

Stand Alone Loaders: Here Are Some of the Most Unique Skid Steer and Track Loader Choices on the Market

Skid steers and compact track loaders — they’re building them bigger, smaller and more unique and nichey than ever before. The market today is enormous,…

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Cat’s 299D3 XE Land Management Unit

Innovative Iron Awards 2019: Cat’s 299D3 XE Land Management Unit

In the off-highway equipment industry, most of the machine options are already pretty fantastic. Skid steers that boast insane hydraulic power to the attachment, zero-turn…

Cat Small Wheel Loaders Receive Attachment Visibility, Comfort and Performance Enhancements

Cat Small Wheel Loaders Receive Attachment Visibility, Comfort and Performance Enhancements

Caterpillar recently launched several new design enhancements for its Small Wheel Loader (SWL) line — Cat 926M, 930M and 938M models — centered on improving…

Editor at Large: Eyeing the Equipment Announced at Cat’s Fall Press Event + The Awesomeness of Visiting Its Global Operator Challenge

Editor at Large: Eyeing the Equipment Announced at Cat’s Fall Press Event + The Awesomeness of Visiting Its Global Operator Challenge

  I just got back from Cat country last night. Boots still covered in N.C. red clay. The biggest maker of earthmoving equipment in the…

The Cool Products You Should Check Out This Week at Louisville’s GIE+EXPO Landscape Tradeshow

The Cool Products You Should Check Out This Week at Louisville’s GIE+EXPO Landscape Tradeshow

GIE+EXPO, the biggest lawn and landscape show in America, is heading back to Louisville Oct. 16-18 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Attendees can expect three…

The Machines to See and Booths to Visit at ICUEE This Week in Louisville #ICUEE19

The Machines to See and Booths to Visit at ICUEE This Week in Louisville #ICUEE19

We’ll Be Connecting with Manufacturers and Utility Professionals at this Great Trade Event The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), also known as the…

Loader Update: Cat Revamps Skid Steer and Track Loader Lineup and Other Big Releases from ASV, Gehl and LiuGong

Loader Update: Cat Revamps Skid Steer and Track Loader Lineup and Other Big Releases from ASV, Gehl and LiuGong

Equipment manufacturers continue to release new products into America’s popular skid steer and compact track loader market. In our July/August Spec Guide, we recounted 14…

Dealer Watch: Thompson Machinery, Caterpillar Dealer in Tennessee and Mississippi, Celebrates 75 Years

Dealer Watch: Thompson Machinery, Caterpillar Dealer in Tennessee and Mississippi, Celebrates 75 Years

Thompson Machinery, the local Caterpillar dealer in middle and west Tennessee and North Mississippi, recently celebrated its 75th birthday. In a letter written by the…

Caterpillar Compact Wheel Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Compact Wheel Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Seven Models that Include Three Ag-Specific Units Manufacturing of Caterpillar compact wheel loaders began with the introduction of the 910 model wheel loader in 1979…

Crowd Pleasers: These Compact Wheel Loaders Are Some of the Most Popular on the Market

Crowd Pleasers: These Compact Wheel Loaders Are Some of the Most Popular on the Market

Why do certain models of compact wheel loaders outsell others in a manufacturer’s lineup or in the overall market? The answer ranges from models offering…

Caterpillar Utility Vehicles Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Utility Vehicles Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Four Models from the Construction Equipment Leader Caterpillar embarked on its utility vehicle journey while working with Textron as the manufacturer. The two companies co-designed…

Caterpillar Rolls Out New Cat D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

Caterpillar Rolls Out New Cat D3 Series Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

Caterpillar has announced the release of 16 new Cat D3 Series Skid Steer Loader (SSL) and Compact Track Loader (CTL) models. These new machines advance…

Caterpillar Excavators Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Excavators Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

The Next Generation Offers a Ton of Standard Features like Stick Steer Manufacturing of Caterpillar mini hydraulic excavators began with an 8-metric-ton machine in Japan…

Hawthorne Cat Raises Over $10,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of San Diego

Hawthorne Cat Raises Over $10,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of San Diego

Team Dozer Fundraises for Youth Program During 2019 SoCal Ragnar Race Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat equipment dealer in San Diego, the Hawaiian Islands, and…

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Track Loaders Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Eight Vertical- and Radial-Lift Models Designed for Maximum Productivity Just two years after Caterpillar entered the compact equipment market with its skid steer loader in…

Caterpillar Skid Steers Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Caterpillar Skid Steers Summarized — 2019 Spec Guide

Demand Fan, High Flow XPS, Backup Cameras and More Caterpillar launched its first skid steer loader models in 1999, releasing four radial-lift loaders that were…