Caterpillar to package 3500 series engines in Brazil

  • 25-May-2011 04:24 EDT
Cat 3512C HD diesel-electric.jpg

Operations to package 3500C series engines in Brazil are expected to begin in the third quarter of 2011. Shown is the Cat 3512C HD diesel-electric propulsion package for marine applications.

Caterpillar Inc. is expanding its Brazilian-based operations by opening a new operation for packaging generator sets and diesel-electric propulsion systems in support of marine and petroleum customers in Brazil. Operations to package 3500C series engines are expected to begin in the third quarter of 2011 at Caterpillar’s existing facility in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo. The company says that the generator sets and diesel-electric propulsion systems to be packaged there will include significant local content. The 3500C series packages for diesel-electric propulsion and marine auxiliary power find application in tug and salvage, cargo, and offshore applications. “The strategic decision to expand product offerings packaged in Brazil is based on Caterpillar's global corporate strategy, which forecasts continued positive growth in Brazil,” said Caterpillar Vice President Richard Case.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
5.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2017-03-14
International Truck recently unveiled its all-new engine for the Class 8 market called the International A26, in addition to a new initiative called Project Alpha, which brought together a small team of powertrain engineers dedicated to a new perspective on engine development.
2017-02-22
The Truflo SDS39 molded fan from Phillips & Temro Industries (Eden Prairie, MN) is a one-piece, fully molded fan for engines in the off-road and power generation markets.
2017-03-09
The engine maker used the ConExpo 2017 stage to announce its intention to produce a dual-fuel capable (natural gas and propane) off-highway engine by mid-2018, leveraging its already-in-production on-highway CNG truck engine.
2017-03-13
OMEGA Engineering offers a new series of low-cost, compact pressure transducers with an all stainless-steel body and rugged construction.

Related Items

Article
2017-02-22
Book
2014-01-21
Training / Education
2017-10-31
Training / Education
2017-10-23
Training / Education
2013-04-09
Standard
2015-10-15
Training / Education
2013-04-09