PEORIA, Ill. -- Caterpillar has opened a new facility in China.
The company says the new facility is located in the city of Wuxi. With the opening of the new plant, Caterpillar now has 24 factories in China.
Caterpillar said the new plant is in keeping with the company's focus on the long-term opportunities related to economic development and infrastructure investment planned for China.
The 23,000 square meter power train facility will produce axles, transmissions and final drives for use in a range of Caterpillar earthmoving and mining machinery.