Caterpillar has already cut 31,000 jobs since 2012 and has shuttered over 20 facilities, according to the Chicago Tribune.The September news comes on the heels of August layoffs in which 300 Illinois employees lost their jobs.Charter cited Caterpillar’s commitment to Peoria, pointing out the company first established its headquarters in Peoria 90 years ago.“We face tough economic headwinds at the moment, particularly in the mining industry. Follow his blog, Minding Business, on and follow him on Twitter @Steve Tarter. Officials also announced the company is consolidating its Caterpillar Japan Ltd. CJL component product development and production currently performed in the company’s Sagami facility — hydraulic, drivetrain and undercarriage components — will move to Caterpillar’s plant in Akashi in addition to other Caterpillar facilities, with a portion moving to outside suppliers.
The positions are a combination of office and production workers.With a wide array of potted plants both blooming and foliage, as well as beautiful tulip stems. No one gets the best quality product to your door more efficiently than we do.Truck and diesel engine builder Navistar International is considering how to reduce its operating costs, and consolidating its engine production capacity may be one option.Transitions will occur beginning in 2016 and be complete by late 2018.About 690 employees are expected to be affected, 240 of whom will relocate to other locations, including Akashi, according to a company news release.