Caterpillar Enters Marketing Agreement with Lefort for Hydraulic Shears & Balers

December 4, 2015

Caterpillar Inc. and Lefort North America LLC entered into an exclusive marketing agreement for supply of Lefort hydraulic shears and balers commonly used in scrap metal recycling. The Lefort products, available in stationary and portable versions, will be sold and supported exclusively by Cat Dealers in the United States and Canada.

Lefort’s North American headquarters is located in West Palm Beach, Fla. This location is also the parts distribution center dedicated to the United States and Canada.

Lefort offers 14 different models, each with customization options. Cutting force ranges from 330 to 2,200 tons, and box lengths range from 16 ft 4 in. (5 meters) to 32 ft 9 in. (10 meters). Drive power ranges from 70 to 1,500 hp.