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New Small-Chassis D Series Loaders

The Cat® Compact Track Loaders and Skid Steer Loaders have four new small-chassis D series additions: Skid Steer Loader models 226D and 232D, and Compact Track Loader models 239D and 249D.

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Choosing the Right Tires for your Cat Machine

Tires are essential for traversing across any jobsite, but not all tires are ideally suited for every application. Analyzing how and where your equipment will be working can help you select the right type of tires for the job. In the article, “Tire Selection Strategy for Compact Machine Owners,” Caterpillar’s Kevin Sheehan, has compiled a helpful reference guide to ensure you have the right tires for you upcoming project

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One Safe Source | Reference Guide for Parts for Cat Machines

The Hawthorne Cat One Safe Source Catalog is the ultimate reference guide for your Cat equipment. You can browse a wide variety of parts and maintenance options available for keeping your fleet running like new. It's a great search tool for detailed product information and to help you locate the part you need. Reference the One Safe Source Catalog when placing your order so our sales team can better assist you with your order.

Download the 2015 - 2016 edition of the One Safe Source parts catalog.

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What’s the Best Undercarriage for Your Needs?

Hawthorne Cat can help you find the best undercarriage for any application. Our expertise and your work experience are the most important factors in selecting a Cat® undercarriage that’s the right fit for your business and your machine.

The first thing to do is define your needs as precisely as possible, including these parameters:

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G.E.T. | Ground Engaging Tools

Ground Engaging Tools are designed and built to deliver the protection and rugged durability you need for a variety of applications.

Choosing the right G.E.T. is important to getting the highest return on your machine investment. Ground Engaging Tools protect the expensive parts of your blades, buckets and ripper shanks. And the resulting longer life reduces your maintenance costs. Ground Engaging Tools also play a big part in determining how well your machine performs in a specific application.

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Mike Rowe is the Face of Caterpillar

He is best known for his role on the Discovery Channel’s Dirty Jobs. Mike Rowe has built his career around narrating a multitude of shows and most recently being the face of Caterpillar.

This Caterpillar microsite offers a unique perspective into the people of Caterpillar. Watch as Mike Rowe encourages people to thank the hard-working men and women that make our world a better place in a special section called, ‘Say Thanks.’

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