Technicians for Africa is sponsored by Caterpillar, the global leader in construction and mining equipment. In just 3-6 months you can achieve Foundational Certification and begin an exciting journey towards a possible career as a well-paid and highly valued service technician in the automotive, trucking or heavy equipment industry.
Today, Caterpillar is able to give back to a variety of people and communities across the globe. But where did it all start? Many years ago, Caterpillar was started by Benjamin Holt and C.L. Best when the Holt Manufacturing company and the C.L. Best Tractor Company merged together. This merger was the catalyst for the creation of a new California-based Caterpillar Tractor company.
Caterpillar has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent for over 90 years. Some of the fascinating projects that Caterpillar is involved in include infrastructure development, harnessing the earth’s natural resources, and ensuring energy security for many people and populations.
Caterpillar is the leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. In 2015, the sales and revenue at Caterpillar were $USD47.011-billion. Caterpillar mainly operates through its three product segments:
- Construction industries
- Resources industries
- Energy and transportation
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