Caterpillar to Lay Off 475 Workers

August 27, 2015

Caterpillar will lay off 475 employees in its Customer Services Support Division, including roughly 300 people in the Peoria area. According to the Peoria Journal Star, 145 positions will be from the Morton, Ill., logistics center.

Caterpillar said it is consolidating units within its customer services and support division, affecting managers and support staff.

The positions supported aftermarket parts and service, as well as customer and dealer support.

(This article has been updated.)