About Hawthorne Cat

From the beginning of track technology to the introduction of diesel power, Caterpillar® has been the first with product innovations that meet the demands of a rapidly changing market. Hawthorne Cat is your Caterpillar dealer wherever you work throughout San Diego, Hawaii, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa.

Since 1956, Hawthorne has served various industries including general and heavy construction, quarry and aggregate, landscaping, marine, paving, waste management, backup power and power generation. Like our products, the list of support services we offer is continually being improved, expanded and redesigned around our commitment to customer satisfaction.

Hawthorne Cat is committed to partnering with our customers and exceeding their expectations with exceptional products and services through our empowered team that demonstrates strong work ethic, integrity and teamwork. Your complete satisfaction as a partner with Caterpillar and Hawthorne Cat will always be our highest priority.

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Headquartered in Rancho Bernardo (San Diego), Hawthorne Cat has over 400 employees worldwide with locations in San Diego County, the Hawaiian Islands and throughout the Pacific Region.

Our main Service center in Rancho Bernardo comprises 30 acres and includes our corporate headquarters and main service shop. Hawthorne Cat’s service shop has over 50,000 square feet of floor space with 42 service bays. Hawthorne is one of only a few service facilities in Southern California with an engine dynamometer. Our state-of-the-art facilities showcase metal lathes, a 30,000 ft/lbs torque wrench, line boring services, a stress relief machine, paint booths, end mills, auto welders and the capability to re shape and re-skin moldboards, dozer blades and buckets.  Additionally, Hawthorne Cat is one of a few Caterpillar Dealers that can tear down and rebuild engines and components from a core.

A Member of the Community

Hawthorne Cat is proud to support the associations that promote our industry and the local organizations that help make our communities a better place to live.