DEERFIELD, Ailing. (TOC) — Caterpillar introduced Tuesday that it’ll transfer its international headquarters from north suburban Deerfield to Irving, Texas.
“We consider it is in the very best strategic curiosity of the corporate to make this transfer, which helps Caterpillar’s technique for worthwhile progress as we assist our prospects construct a greater, extra sustainable world,” stated Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby.
The corporate introduced in 2017 that it will find its international headquarters in Deerfield.
Caterpillar manufactures building and mining tools, off-highway diesel and pure fuel engines, industrial fuel generators and diesel-electric locomotives.
The corporate stated Illinois will proceed to have the biggest focus of Caterpillar staff anyplace on the planet.
Deerfield Mayor Daniel Shapiro issued an announcement saying, “Since transferring to Deerfield in 2017, Caterpillar has been a superb company citizen. We’ve loved our relationship with them and recognize all they’ve performed for our neighborhood. Nonetheless, Caterpillar just isn’t in contrast to different firms which can be reassessing their area wants as we come out of the pandemic. Our extremely expert labor pressure, transportation entry and being a fascinating place to stay – qualities that made Deerfield an interesting company headquarters location for Caterpillar in 2017 – stay the identical. We’re disenchanted to see them go however look ahead to very thrilling alternatives forward.”
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