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Caterpillar Northern Ireland

Founded in 1966, Caterpillar (NI) Limited is Europe's largest diesel generating set manufacturer. The company houses eight Caterpillar divisions across four sites in Northern Ireland and has global manufacturing facilities in Brazil, China, India and the USA. The company’s products have been providing people and businesses around the world since 1966 by manufacturing and installing generating sets for prime and standby power applications. Since 1993, the company headquarters have been in Larne, Northern Ireland, where final assembly of the product takes place. The company was established by Fred Wilson in Belfast in 1966 with a workforce of only 6 employees and was formerly known as FG Wilson.

Financial Data

  • 31st Dec 21 Source: CRO
    • €475.9 million turnover
    • €25.5 million profit
    • 1,084 employees
  • 31st Dec 20 Source: CRO
    • €485.8 million turnover
    • €7.8 million profit
    • 1,509 employees


By Turnover

(€475.9 million)

By Employees

208th in Top Companies By Turnover
  • 1,084
  • €475.9 million


  • William Anderson Director

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