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Cat Performance Handbook | FREE Download

The Caterpillar Performance Handbook has been the ultimate resource for estimating the performance of a broad range of Cat machines for more than 40 years. Download the latest version (Edition 44) of the Caterpillar Performance Handbook for FREE.

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New Settings to Hystat System Deliver Control

Cat K Series® Small Wheel Loaders are equipped with the Caterpillar Hystat System designed to electronically control hydrostatic transmission. The system matches underfoot conditions by automatically adjusting tractive power at the wheels.

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New Features to Cat Performance Series Buckets

Caterpillar has redesigned the Performance Series Buckets to increase productivity, fuel economy, and operator efficiency. The new Cat® buckets feature a variety of design enhancements to make loading easier and faster for wheel loader machine operators of all skill levels. New bucket features help contain material better, reduce the number of passes per truck, and increase truck loads per day.

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Open House Wrap Up | Hawthorne Rentals Chula Vista

On Wednesday, April 9th, Hawthorne Cat hosted an open house at the newest South Bay Hawthorne Rentals location in Chula Vista, CA. More than 110 guests were in attendance for food, giveaways and special offers. Customers had the opportunity to check out the new Cat 336 E H Hybrid Excavator and other low hour machines in the rental inventory. 

Be sure to take advantage of our introductory special offer! Receive $100 off your next rental of $1,000 or more when you rent by May 31st, 2014 at the Chula Vista location.

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Caterpillar Introduces Web Version of SpecSizer

SpecSizer software enables consultants, contractors, installers, and end-users to select the appropriate generator set for their next job. The software makes specific recommendations based on site parameters, load characteristics, and required performance. 

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Hawthorne Cat Teams with The Hawaii Foodbank

Join us to help collect 1,000 pounds of food for the Hawaii Foodbank by Friday, April 18, 2014. Your food donations will help the Hawaii Foodbank reach its goal of 1,000,000 meals that will help feed the low income, elderly, children, homeless, unemployed and those experiencing temporary emergencies. Drop off your donated food items at any Hawthorne Cat location during normal business hours. 

Visit the website to learn more and call 808.677.9111 for complete details of the food drive including drop-off locations.

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TC Construction | Hawthorne Cat Customer Spotlight

TC Construction is a general engineering contractor and loyal customer of Hawthorne Cat. TC construction recently worked with the City of San Diego on an overlay project. The relatively small paving project consisted of road repairs throughout San Diego. During this project, TC Construction learned that generating profit isn't as easy as signing a contract.

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Generator Set Ratings | What You Need to Know

Choosing the right generator set can be a confusing and a time consuming process. Generator set ratings have been implemented to help simplify the process. The ratings meet various run-time and power criteria based on the generator set's application.

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