Cat expands Reman business

PEORIA, Ill (Aug. 20, 2004) — Caterpillar Inc. and Remy International Inc. have announced that Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services (Cat Reman) will acquire Williams Technologies, Inc., a South Carolina remanufacturer of automatic transmissions, torque converters and engines for automotive and medium and heavy duty truck applications.

Williams Technologies currently remanufactures more than 40 transmission models for a variety of OEMs and vehicle platforms. This acquisition represents an expansion of Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services into the automotive powertrain remanufacturing business.

Caterpillar recycles more than 100 million pounds of used iron every year into remanufactured engine, transmission and hydraulic components.

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