Cat road milling machines to use special order rotors and earth cutters from American metals major
Caterpillar has signed an agreement with US-based industrial metal products heavyweight Kennametal to provide Caterpillar customers globally with special order rotors and diamond and carbide earth cutting tools for mixing and road milling applications.
In a statement from Caterpillar, Paul Clark, the company’s worldwide product manager for paving, said: “This partnership provides our customers, via our Cat dealer network, access to world class machines, a full line of rotors, outstanding earth cutting tool technology and industry expertise. It is another step towards ensuring a superior experience for our customers.”
Pete Dragich, vice president of Kennametal and president of the company’s Infrastructure Segment, said: “This partnership capitalises on the long-standing reputations Kennametal and Caterpillar share in the road rehabilitation industry, and it supports our joint commitment to providing end-users with the ultimate customer experience. By combining our proven products and expertise with Caterpillar’s world-class machines and extensive dealer network, we will deliver unmatched earth cutting solutions to road rehabilitation customers around the world.”
According to Cat, Kennametal products and support will be available at Cat dealerships immediately. The statement added that customers who would like to learn more about the full offering can contact their local Cat dealer or Kennametal representative.