Caterpillar seeing an increase in sales despite winter conditions

By WEEK Producer

Caterpillar seeing an increase in sales despite winter conditions

February 20, 2014 Updated Feb 21, 2014 at 11:27 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Caterpillar is seeing a surge in construction sales, despite our severe winter conditions.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the construction industry rose nine percent in the last three months, driven by a 12 percent increase in North America.

Total world wide sales, however, remain on an eight percent decline.

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