Cat to Build New Large Engine Plant in China

Peoria, IL - Caterpillar Inc. announced it will build a new large engine factory in China.

The company said the plant, which will be built in Tianjin, China, will supply customers in China and Asia with engines in the 3500 series and be the third Caterpillar facility to make that series.

The 3500 series is made in Lafayette, IN, and at a facility in India. The new plant, which will begin operations in 2013, will not affect operations at those plants, said Caterpillar spokesman Jim Dugan.

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