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Three Ways to Improve Machine Productivity

Properly operating your Cat® equipment helps maximize the productivity on your jobsite. Caterpillar's Roy Brookhart offers three tips for ensuring your equipment and work tools are operating efficiently and productively in his blog, "Three Ways to Get More Machine Productivity.

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Tips to Help Prevent Equipment Theft

Equipment theft is a growing problem throughout the United States because scrap metal and commodities prices are high. Working together with local community members and your employees will help reduce the risk of equipment theft. There are a multitude of ways in which you can help secure your jobsite and equipment. Review the list of best practices below as a reference guide to help you ensure your equipment is safe from theft.

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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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