The innovation worked so well that one bystander was said to have remarked that the machine crawled along much like a caterpillar. Holt agreed, and dubbed his new machine “Caterpillar,” a name he eventually trademarked in 1910.
Is Cat and Caterpillar the same company?
What does Cat tractors stand for?
The Caterpillar Tractor company
The Caterpillar Tractor company formed in 1925 as the result of a merger between the Holt Manufacturing Company and C. L. Best Tractor Company, but their memorable name actually came from events in the early 1900s.
Who owns Cat construction?
About. Craig Trotter is the owner of CAT Construction, a licensed, bonded, insured General Contractor with more than 30 years of comprehensive construction experience. Carpenter, cabinetmaker, restorer, CAT Construction also does seismic upgrades and retaining walls.
Why is it called CAT?
The origin of the English word cat, Old English catt, is thought to be the Late Latin word cattus, which was first used at the beginning of the 6th century. The Late Latin word may be derived from an unidentified African language. The Nubian word kaddîska 'wildcat' and Nobiin kadīs are possible sources or cognates.
How can I teach myself construction?
- Construction Experience.
- Online blog posts.
- Industry Publications.
- Youtube and other video resources.
- Online construction courses.
- University or college programs.
- Books or E-Books.