Caterpillar to bring back 9,000 laid-off workers

Posted April 30, 2010 at 5:05 p.m.

From Crain’s Chicago Business | Peoria-based heavy-equipment producer Caterpillar expects to rehire 9,000 of the 19,000 workers who were laid off worldwide during the recession.

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  1. LarryA April 30, 2010 at 7:11 pm

    Hopefully, the called-back workers aren’t all in Taiwan and China. It would be nice to have a chunk of those workers back in Aurora.

  2. Marcus May 2, 2010 at 6:17 pm

    Well, China does have exclusive contracts with Cat for equipment at a number of their dam projects; bet the equipment is made there instead of being shipped from the US.

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