The new operations support the company’s operations in China and other growth markets.
The plant is aimed at suiting the needs and requirements for quarry and mining applications in China and growth markets.
The Cat 986 large wheel loader, which is produced at the large wheel loader facility, was designed at Caterpillar’s Wuxi research and development center. It is the first Cat machine designed, validated and built in China specifically for China and global markets.
Caterpillar has 23 manufacturing plants in China, four new facilities under construction, four research and development centers and three logistics and parts centers, with a combined total of more 15,000 employees.