Caterpillar Acquires UK-Based Pyroban Group

By WEEK Reporter

Caterpillar Acquires UK-Based Pyroban Group

September 6, 2011 Updated Sep 6, 2011 at 1:54 PM CDT

Pyroban Group, Ltd. is just the latest addition to the Caterpillar family. 

The UK-based company is hailed as a leading provider of hazardous safety solutions to the oil and gas, industrial material handling, mining and marine markets. 

Caterpillar says its 100 percent interest in Pyroban allows for greater distribution of Cat brand power solutions as well as an increased presence in global hazardous area protection industry.

The company says that because of this acquisition, many safety solutions will be available in America for the first time. 

For more information, please visit www.caterpillar.com.