State and local dignitaries were in West Fargo, N.D., August 16 for the official groundbreaking for a $50 million, 225,000 sq. ft. expansion of Caterpillar's West Fargo remanufacturing facility. The addition is intended to almost double the Cat's remanufacturing operations at the location, creating 250 new jobs over a three-year time frame. It is expected to be complet in June 2012.
When the expansion is fully operational, Caterpillar anticipates it will add 250 workers, bringing the total workforce to approximately 550 in West Fargo.