Caterpillar Inc. is an international corporation specializing in design, manufactures, markets, and sells machinery and engines. The corporation also sells financial products and insurances to customers. Caterpillar is ranked number one in its industry, and is the world’s leading construction equipment manufacturing. Founded in 1925 and based in Peoria, IL, Caterpillar has been the leading innovator for tractors since the turn of the century. Since it’s beginning, Caterpillar has been expanding its roots internationally to all corners of the world.