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Customer Support Agreements Can Reduce Costs

By partnering with Hawthorne Cat, we can help you improve the productivity and efficiencies of your Cat and Allied Brand equipment. Our Customer Support Agreements (CSA) are specifically designed to help you lower your cost per unit of production. We can customize your service agreement to fit your specific machine and application needs. CSAs are flexible and don't require you to purchase services you don't need. No matter the quantity, brand, size or age of your machines, you create the right maintenance plan for your business. Best of all, our certified dealer technicians will keep your equipment running like new. 

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Cat 450F Backhoe Loader Design Enhancements

Experience the difference of a new Cat® 450F Backhoe Loader. The redesigned backhoe loader is now powerful, more comfortable and comes with a bucket load of new features. In Kevin Hershberger's walkaround video, he highlights the benefits and features of the Cat 450F Backhoe Loader. Kevin also compares the capabilities of the Cat 450F to competitive models.

New features of the Cat 450F Backhoe Loader

  • Four Wheel Drive
  • Closed-center, load-sensing hydraulic system
  • Replacable-catridge hydraulic filter
  • Self leveling
  • Automatic engine speed control
  • Air suspension operator seat 
  • Redesigned joystick
  • Tier 4 emissions
  • C4.4 engine
  • 127 horespower
  • Lower exhaust temperatures
     

View full product specifications and compare the Cat 450F with other competitive models. 

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New Cat E Series Hammers for Excavators

Caterpillar announced the addition of three new models to the E Series Hammer Line. The H140Es, H160Es, and H180Es hammers can be used on medium and large excavators ranging from the 324E to the 374D L. Mounting brackets are also available for Cat quick couplers. The energy classes of the H140Es, H160Es and H18Es are 6,000 ft-lb (8,135 J), 8,500 ft-lb (11,525 J) and 12,000 ft-lb (16,270 J), respectively.

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Caterpillar Ships 500th D7E Track-Type Tractor with Electric Drive

Caterpillar has announced that they have shipped the the 500th D7E Track-Type Tractor. That's a surplus of 1.4 million gallons of diesel fuel saved for D7E owners. The D7E's electric drive system is the first of its kind. The D7E is up to 30 percent more fuel efficient than the previous D7 model and lowers overall operating costs to increase profits. View the complete list of machine specifications for the D7E Track-Type Tractor.

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Cat Electric Power Advisor

The Cat Electric Power Advisor website provides all the resources you need for maintaining your Cat power generation products. Learn about the quality difference that Caterpillar prides itself on with customer testimonials. Have questions? The online community offers answers to questions you may have about services available, parts, maintenance, as well as up to date safety information. 

Need your Cat generator set serviced? Visit the website to find all the necessary reference materials and learn more about the service options available.

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Hawthorne Cat Hosts ''Get In Get Real'' Event

Last month, Hawthorne Cat  teamed up with Caterpillar to host the "Get In Get Real" national demonstration event. Attendees had the opportunity to view and test drive more than 20 Cat machines, featuring Tier 4 Interim Technology, including the D6T Track-Type Tractor, 430F Backhoe Loader, CB44B Vibratory Compactor, 320EL RR Hydraulic Excavator and a 140M2 Motor Grader. Attendees had over 5 acres of open space to dig, grade and move dirt with the Cat machine of their choice. Training coordinators were also on hand to show attendees the full capabilities and feature sets of each machine and why Cat machines are the best choice in the industry. 



View the Facebook photo gallery  and Hawthorne Cat’s YouTube Channel for complete coverage from this great event. Read more about the "Get In Get Real" event in the press release.

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Become a Cat Dealer Technician. It's a Choice Career.

Looking for a career that allows you to capitalize on your skills and be proud of your work? Consider becoming a Cat® dealer technician. Our dealer technicians maintain the Cat equipment that builds and powers much of the world's infrastructure. As a Cat dealer technician you will embark on a career that can take you anywhere.

Watch the video to learn more about Cat Dealer Technicians.

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Hawthorne Lends Expertise at the 6th Annual MAGIC Camp

Hawthorne Cat recently shared their expertise and machines at MAGIC Camp. For those unfamiliar with the program, MAGIC stands for “Mentoring a Girl in Construction.” This unique summer training camp offers hands-on workshops for female high school students interested in non-traditional construction careers. Students have the opportunity to learn the basic skills needed to enter a trade such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, sheet metal, tile work, masonry and landscaping. This year, The National Association of Women in Construction’s San Diego Chapter 21 partnered with the Stanley E. Foster’s Construction Tech Academy (CTA) to host MAGIC Camp during the week of June 17-21 at Kearny Mesa High School.



View the Facebook photo gallery and YouTube event videos.

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