Caterpillar Demos Use of Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Backup Power at Microsoft Data Center

by | Jan 22, 2024
The demonstration with Microsoft and Ballard Power Systems simulated a 48-hour backup power event at Microsoft's data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Caterpillar's Jaime Mineart said the collaboration shows "the potential of hydrogen fuel cells to help data centers address their critical power needs while reducing their emissions."
Caterpillar Signs with Top Aggregates Producer for Electric Off-Highway Trucks, Charging Solutions
by | Jan 9, 2024
Irving-based Caterpillar said the agreement focuses on accelerating the deployment of Caterpillar's 70- to 100-ton-class battery electric off-highway trucks and charging solutions at a CRH site in North America.
Texas Dominates Nationally, Dallas‑Fort Worth Steps Up With 24 on 2023 Fortune 500 List
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Equipment Maker Caterpillar Adds 2 New Members to its Board of Directors
by | Feb 2, 2023

Irving-based heavy equipment giant Caterpillar Inc. announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors, effective March 1.

Judith (Judy) Marks is chair, CEO and president of Otis Worldwide Corp., and James (Jim) Fish Jr. is president and CEO of Waste Management.

Marks will serve on the board’s Audit Committee and Compensation and Human Resources Committee....


The Last Word: Caterpillar’s Denise Johnson on Scaling Self-Driving Trucks to the Aggregate Industry

by | Dec 20, 2022
Last week, Irving-based Caterpillar announced a collaboration with Luck Stone—the nation’s largest family-owned and operated producer of crushed stone, sand, and gravel—to roll out Caterpillar’s autonomous trucking solution at Luck Stone’s plant in Chantilly, Virginia. This will be Caterpillar’s first self-driving truck deployment in the aggregates industry, accelerating its solutions beyond mining, the company said. It expands Caterpillar's autonomous truck fleet to include the exceptionally burly Cat 777 seen above.
Caterpillar To Move Global Headquarters From Illinois to North Texas
by | Jun 14, 2022
CAT's move is “in the best strategic interest of the company,” said Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby.

The heavy-machinery maker has a long history of innovation, from the first commercially successful track-type tractor to drone technology to autonomous solutions for mining trucks. Caterpillar's Electric Power division, already housed in Irving, is a unique organization supporting a variety of industries with reliable power technology.