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Product Spotlight | New Cat E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators

The new Cat® E2 Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators – 303.5E2, 304E2, 305E2, 305.5E2 and 308E2 –will all use the new High Definition Hydraulic (HDH) system. The compact radius machines are designed to deliver the solid performance of the earlier E Series, with even more added value for the customer. For example:

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L.H. Woods & Sons | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

L.H. Woods & Sons, Inc. (LHWS) was founded in 1958 by Lee H. Woods and his son, James D. Woods, Sr. According to an article in the Compact Equipment Issue of CalContractor, LWHS was started specifically to bid on the construction of a section of the San Diego Aqueduct. Today LHWS is a highly respected contractor that has built numerous piplines and aqueduct systems in Southern California – systems that are critical to providing a reliable water supply for the drought-stricken state.

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Hawthorne Cat Hires Ross Farmer as Assistant Sales Manager

Expanded Sales Team Continues to Enhance Customer Experience

San Diego, CA – – Hawthorne Cat, the exclusive Cat® dealer in San Diego and the Pacific Region, is proud to announce the expansion of the San Diego machine sales team with the addition of Ross Farmer as Assistant Sales Manager.

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Cheyne Johnston Skeet Shoot Benefit Fundraiser

In April 2014, Cheyne Johnston, Co-Founder of Vailston, was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury. Recently, Cheyne was able to move back home with his wife and two children, but still requires full-time care. Greystar, a real estate mangement company and client of Vailston, has set a goal of raising $50,000 to help provide ongoing therapy and care to Cheyne Johnston.

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Hawthorne Cat Announces Used Equipment Sales Event

Red Tag Sale Delivers Big Savings to Customers

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SITECH | Construction Technology for Contractors

Site Technology (SITECH) is the industry leading distributor of reliable construction jobsite technology. SITECH® offers a complete portfolio of technology systems including Trimble® and Cat® machine control systems designed to help you minimize rework, maximize jobsite efficiency and complete projects faster. The available technology can provide equipment managers with progress and data reports, wirelessly for a seamless communication flow to the office. 

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A Remote Cooling System Gives Your Genset the Airflow it Needs

Cat® gas and diesel generator sets require proper ventilation to maintain the optimum temperature needed to operate efficiently. Caterpillar's Paul Pawelski explains the importance of having proper airflow for your standby power in his blog, "Let Your Generator Set Breathe with a Remote Cooling System."  Standby generator sets must have constant airflow to prevent overheating.

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Product Spotlight | Cat MH3037 Wheeled Material Handler

Cat® Material Handlers are built to work in tough applications. Caterpillar® recently announced the expansion of their extensive Wheeled Material Handler product line to include the new greater-than-25-ton class. The third and most recent model to be introduced is the new Cat MH3037. The MH3037 Wheeled Material Handler is equipped with several new features designed to improve jobsite efficiency, enhance operator safety and simplify maintenance.

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