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Caterpillar Creating 1,400 Jobs in Texas

Tue December 30, 2008 - West Edition
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AUSTIN (AP) Caterpillar Inc. is moving one of its main assembly and paint facilities to Texas and creating more than 1,400 jobs in the state.

Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Tom Craddick made the announcement Dec. 18. The construction equipment maker will get a state investment of $10 million from the Texas Enterprise Fund.

Caterpillar, based in Peoria, Ill., plans to consolidate and move a manufacturing and testing facility to Seguin from Illinois and South Carolina.

Perry’s office said Texas was in competition with South Carolina and Mexico for the facility.




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