History of Caterpillar
California-based company "Caterpillar" was founded in 1925 by two companies, which for nearly half a century were rivals of each other.
"Holt Manufacturing" and "Best Tractor decided to combine efforts in the production of machinery. First, tractors and tractors and other heavy machinery for industry and agriculture. After the Second World war "Caterpillar" was assirati production and began shipping to other countries, as well as the construction of plants to eliminate the need for long shipping in Europe and Asia. First in Britain and then in Japan appear factory "Caterpillar".
At the beginning of the 21st century the company "Caterpillar" was 132 dealership outside of the United States. Today it is the largest manufacturer of heavy machinery in the world.