JLG Announces Global Alliance with Caterpillar
JLG Industries Inc. announced it has signed definitive agreements to enter into a global alliance with Caterpillar Inc. to design and produce a full Cat-branded telehandler product line exclusively for Caterpillar dealers. The alliance is a strong fit for both companies and will give JLG greater access to global channels to the market. JLG's reputation for product innovation, quality and after-sales service and support, coupled with Caterpillar's global brand, distribution expertise and component capabilities, will offer Caterpillar dealers around the world a broad product line to meet their customers' needs and further enhance JLG's position as a market leader in telehandler design, manufacture, sales and service.
Under the terms of the 20-year strategic alliance agreement, JLG will provide exclusively to Caterpillar dealers a full lineup of Cat-branded telehandler products. The company will support the North American and Latin American markets from its McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania facility, and the markets in Europe and the rest of the world from its Maasmechelen, Belgium facility.
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