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Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Often shortened to CAT. An American Fortune 100 corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets, and sells machinery, engines, financial products, and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. They are the world's largest construction equipment manufacturer. Holt opened up a plant in East Peoria, Illinois in 1910. Caterpillar Inc. traces its origins to the 1925 merger of the Holt Manufacturing Company and the C. L. Best Tractor Company, creating a new entity, the California-based Caterpillar Tractor Company. In 1986, the company reorganized itself as a Delaware corporation under the current name, Caterpillar Inc. DJIA component, S&P 100 component,S&P 500 component. Headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois, U.S.