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Product Spotlight | Cat 336F Excavator

The new Cat® 336F Excavator delivers improved productivity and fuel efficiency while reducing the carbon footprint. The 336F Excavator meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards and is equipped with a variety of new features to improve overall jobsite productivity. 

New features to the Cat 336F Excavator

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New Cat 390F and 374F Excavators Meet Tier 4 Final Standards

Caterpillar has expanded its extensive line of Excavators to include the new Cat® 390F and 374F.

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Product Spotlight | New Cat M Series Motor Graders

The new Cat® M Series 3 Motor Graders have been designed to reduce the carbon footprint and still deliver the same durability, productivity and comfort you have come to expect from Caterpillar. The advanced emissions reducing technology in the new 12M3, 140M3, and 160M3 meet Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV emission standards. 

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Cat 336E H Hybrid Excavator's New Hybrid System

The new Cat® 336E H Hybrid Excavator is equipped with the latest hybrid technology designed to lower operating costs and reduce the carbon footprint. The hydraulic hybrid system still delivers the same reliability, durability and power you are used to while increasing your machine's operating efficiency.

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Sneak Peek at the New Tier 4 Cat Articulated Trucks

Caterpillar recently redesigned its articulated trucks to meet Tier 4 emissions requirements. The new more powerful and fuel efficient trucks will be introduced beginning in January 2014.

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Caterpillar Upgrades the TH514C Telehandler's Engine

The Cat TH514 is the ideal piece of equipment you need to lift and place, load and carry any load you need to move. The upgraded TH514C Telehandler is now equipped with a powerful 101-horsepower Cat C3.4B engine. The improved engine meets the U.S. EPA Tier 4-Interim emissions regulations and is available in a variety of machine configurations based on your needs. Machine operators will also enjoy the upgraded cab that now includes a brand new, interactive LCD display.

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Republic Services | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

The Cat D7E Track-Type Tractor features a first-of-its-kind electric drive system. The electric drive system improves productivity and efficiency while lowering operating costs and dramitically reducing fuel consumption. This machine is ideal for operating in a landfill.

According to the latest issue of Infrastructure Magazine, Republic Services found that the D7E's diesel electric powertrain proved to be the most efficient way to process 3,200 tons of waste. Electric features like the power module, propulsion module, and electric generator keep power flowing and the machine running longer. The D7E meets Tier 4 Interim Emission Standards and burns half the fuel as previous models of large track-type tractors. Machine operators prefer the D7E over other track-type tractors. The cab is more comfortable, it operates quietly, and you can set the hydraulic feed to their desired specifications.

Advantages of owning a Cat D7E Track-Type Tractor:

  • Fuel efficiency
  • Reduced owning and operating costs
  • Resourceful
  • Increased overall efficiency
  • Versatility
  • Meets Tier 4 Interim Emission Standards


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Kyocera | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

In September 2011, San Diego was hit by a widespread blackout that left most of Southern California without power for hours. Kyocera America, Inc. a mobile device electronics company, experienced first-hand how a massive power outage can affect a mission critical business. According to the article, "Black Start" in RunReady Magazine, a power failure can be extremely detrimental if the furnaces lose power, forcing them to cool off and shut down.

Throughout the power outage, Hawthorne Power Systems was on call and ready to help Kyocera. Hawthorne quickly provided them with a rental generator to keep power flowing and saved Kyocera from what could have been a costly disaster.

As a result of the power outage, Kyocera replaced their outdated gas generators with a new cogeneration plant. They installed two new Cat gas generators as well as a Cat 3512B diesel generator to ensure long-term standby power and improve overall operating efficiency.

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