Cat Picks Georgia Over Illinois for New Plant

February 17, 2012

After rejecting its home state, Illinois, for a new manufacturing plant that promises 1,400 new jobs, Caterpillar has chosen Athens, Ga.

Georgia officials are expected to hold a press conference today to announce the project, according to the Chicago Tribune. Compact excavators will be among the products Cat expects to produce at the plant.

Source: Chicago Tribune

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