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Hawthorne Cat Improves Exceptional Customer Experience

With the Promotion of Key Strategic Sales and Product Support Personnel

San Diego, CA – – Hawthorne Cat, the leading Caterpillar dealer in San Diego and the Pacific region, is proud to announce the promotions of David Dean to Director of Sales and Paul Kessel to General Service and Product Support Sales Manager.

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Routine Electrical Maintenance Can Help Avoid Hazards

Electrical systems can be extremely dangerous if they are not properly maintained and regularly checked. Components such as automatic transfer switches, circuit breakers, switchgear and UPS batteries are often overlooked during routine maintenance checks and can cause power failure and injury. 

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Product Spotlight | Cat 335F L CR Excavator

The new fuel-efficient Cat® 335F L CR Excavator is built for heavy-duty applications. The 335F L CR Hydraulic Excavator provides you with the same Cat power you expect, while meeting the U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions regulations. The compact, powerful design enables you to work productively even in tight workspaces.

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New Cat Pin Grabber Coupler Delivers a Better Value

The new Cat® Pin Grabber Coupler is equipped with better safety features and new design components that improve overall machine versatility and productivity.

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Video | Cat Spin On Filter Maintenance

Caterpillar’s Jeff Payne discusses Cat® filter maintenance in his video, “Spin On Filters.” Cat spin on filters can be maintained easily, but not all spin on filters have the same tightening sequence. Jeff reminds viewers to review the diagram on the filter’s exterior for tightening instructions. Cat spin on filters have numbers or lines to guide you to avoid over and under tightening. 

Watch the video to learn more. Contact the Hawthorne Cat Parts and Service Team to purchase Cat filters.

Limited Time Offer | Now through July 31, 2014, Hawaii customers can save 25% on their next purchase of select Cat Filters. Learn more.

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Hawthorne Cat Launches Exclusive Flash Friday Sale Promotion

Limited Time, Online Specials Deliver Great Savings on Used Cat and Allied Brand Attachments, Accessories and Equipment

San Diego, CA – – Hawthorne Cat announces another great way to save big on used Cat and Allied Brand attachments, accessories and equipment. The weekly Flash Friday Sale promotion will be posted on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Instagram at 6 am, 12 pm, and 3 pm PST, every Friday. Customers who register for the sneak preview will receive a notification Thursday at noon.

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Schilling Paradise | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

Loyal Hawthorne Cat customer, Schilling Paradise Corporation specializes in engineering and electrical contracting. Prior to their merge in 2009, Schilling Paradise was two separate companies, Schilling Corporation and Paradise Electric - two prominent contractors in Southern California. Schilling Paradise has completed several piping jobs throughout San Diego, Riverside, Imperial, and San Bernadino counties including the new San Marcos High School project.

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Tips for Developing a Loss Prevention Strategy

Having insurance is crucial when owning heavy equipment. However, being insured does not guarantee you will not have to pay out of pocket for any losses. Caterpillar’s Lee Warren offers insight on how to ensure your equipment is covered in his blog, "Tips for Building an Effective Loss Prevention Strategy.” Lee suggests machine owners and operators consider the possible scenarios to create the best loss prevention plan.

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