News from Caterpillar®

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Posted in: , on 9. Feb. 2008 - 20:35


Caterpillar will equip most of its Core, Mining & Paving machines with EquipmentManager and Product Link—the remote asset management solution developed by Caterpillar. The remote tracking and management system will be a standard feature in the European and Turkish markets*. Caterpillar has provided remote asset management capabilities as an option since 1998; now Cat® will deliver these capabilities as an integral part of most core Caterpillar machines. Product Link will be available as an option for the remaining Caterpillar machines.

Caterpillar phases in EquipmentManager / Product Link throughout first quarter 2008 after which Product Link comes as standard equipment, along with a three-year subscription to Asset Watch, the remote asset management portion of EquipmentManager.

The Caterpillar EquipmentManager / Product Link is a system that provides the full depth of asset management, maintenance, and health information required by equipment managers to effectively manage their fleets.

EquipmentManager is a secure, web-based application that uses key indicators from equipment such as hours, location and diagnostic codes. Combined with powerful tools such as mapping, maintenance scheduling and troubleshooting instructions, EquipmentManager quickly sorts through machine data to identify events that require attention and delivers information in a meaningful and actionable manner.

Using satellite technology, Product Link is the hardware that enables information flow between on-board systems and the web based application, EquipmentManager. The remote management system provides machine location and hours as well as time and geo-fencing capabilities.

* Subject to meeting regulatory requirements

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For more than 80 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been building the world’s infrastructure and, in partnership with its worldwide dealer network, is driving positive and sustainable change on every continent. With 2006 sales and revenues of $41.517 billion, Caterpillar is a technology leader and the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines.

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