Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Caterpillar
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol CAT)
Headquartered in: 
Illinois
Major Industry: 
heavy equipment
Specific Industry: 
construction equipment
Penalty total since 2000: 
$29,503,634
Number of records: 
94
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$28,351,46022
workplace safety or health violation$591,52858
employment discrimination$256,3031
labor relations violation$160,6953
motor vehicle safety violation$36,8702
wage and hour violation$26,6242
export control violation$26,3501
economic sanction violation$18,0001
Family and Medical Leave Act$15,8042
railroad safety violation$10,0001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

ANCHOR COUPLING; BUCYRUS; BUCYRUS FIELD SVC; Caterpillar; CATERPILLAR 3304 TAHCR NO2021; CATERPILLAR 3406 TA NO2048; CATERPILLAR G3306 TA LCR NO2240; CATERPILLAR GLOBAL MINING, INC.; CATERPILLAR INC NEWBERRY; CATERPILLAR LOGISTICS INC.; CATERPILLAR SEGUIN ENGINE CENTER; CATERPILLAR TRACK TYPE TRACTORS DIV; CATERPILLAR, INC. 051190152900004; ELECTRO MOTIVE DIESEL; HAYNES; KEMPER VALVE AND FITTINGS; MINSERCO; PROGRESS RAIL; PROGRESS RAIL SVC DBA CHEMETRON RAILWAY; PROGRESS RAIL WELDING; SOLAR TURB [...]

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
United Industries LLC environmental violation 2017 USAO $25,000,000
Caterpillar Inc. environmental violation 2011 EPA $2,550,000
Caterpillar, Inc. environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $2,550,000
CATERPILLAR INC environmental violation 2006 EPA $300,000
Caterpillar employment discrimination 2001 private lawsuit-federal $256,303
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION environmental violation 2006 EPA $105,000
Caterpillar, Inc. environmental violation 2008 EPA $96,750
Caterpillar (Joliet) environmental violation 2011 EPA $90,000
CATERPILLAR LOGISTICS, INC. labor relations violation 2017 NLRB $88,445
Caterpillar, Inc. labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $65,000
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $51,000
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION motor vehicle safety violation 2009 FMCSA $30,960
CATERPILLAR INC environmental violation 2008 EPA $30,500
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $30,000
Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. export control violation 2014 BIS $26,350
CATERPILLAR LOGISTICS INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $25,868
CATERPILLAR INC environmental violation 2004 EPA $25,000
CATERPILLAR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $20,340
CATERPILLAR INC environmental violation 2012 EPA $20,000
Caterpillar Inc. environmental violation 2012 EPA $20,000
CATERPILLAR INC environmental violation 2002 EPA $20,000
Caterpillar Logistic Services Inc. wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $18,990
Caterpillar, Inc. economic sanction violation 2003 OFAC $18,000
CATERPILLAR G3306 TA LCR NO2240 environmental violation 2001 EPA $17,984
HAYNES CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $17,150
CATERPILLAR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $15,500
CATERPILLAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $15,400
CATERPILLAR INC environmental violation 2016 EPA $15,050
SOLAR TURBINES INCORPORATED workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $14,340
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $13,375
CATERPILLAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $13,200
CATERPILLAR INC workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $13,200
CATERPILLAR GLOBAL MINING, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $12,934
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $12,600
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $12,548
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $12,325
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION environmental violation 2016 EPA $12,062
ELECTRO-MOTIVE DIESEL workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $12,000
CATERPILLAR,INC.-HIGH PERFORMANCE EXTRUSIONS GROUP workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $11,050
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $10,962
Progress Rail Services Corporation railroad safety violation 2010 FRA $10,000
SOLAR TURBINES, INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $10,000
CATERPILLAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $10,000
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2007 MSHA $10,000
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $10,000
CATERPILLAR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $9,500
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2009 MSHA $9,500
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $9,000
CATERPILLAR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $8,900
CATERPILLAR 3304 TAHCR NO2021 environmental violation 2002 EPA $8,649
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $8,500
PROGRESS RAIL WELDING CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $8,054
CATERPILLAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $8,000
Caterpillar Inc. Family and Medical Leave Act 2017 WHD $7,992
MINSERCO, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $7,897
Caterpillar, Inc. Family and Medical Leave Act 2013 WHD $7,812
CATERPILLAR SEGUIN ENGINE CENTER environmental violation 2013 EPA $7,701
CATERPILLAR SEGUIN ENGINE CENTER environmental violation 2013 EPA $7,701
Caterpillar, Inc wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $7,634
Progress Rail Services labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $7,250
CATERPILLAR 3406 TA NO2048 environmental violation 2013 EPA $7,200
CATERPILLAR, INC., TRACK-TYPE TRACTORS DIV workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $7,000
CATERPILLAR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $7,000
CATERPILLAR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $7,000
CATERPILLAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,000
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,000
BUCYRUS INTERNATIONAL, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,000
CATERPILLAR GLOBAL MINING LLC workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $7,000
KEMPER VALVE & FITTINGS CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $7,000
BUCYRUS PRECISION TECH, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $7,000
CATERPILLAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2016 OSHA $7,000
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $6,996
HAYNES CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2004 OSHA $6,975
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION environmental violation 2014 EPA $6,563
ELECTRO-MOTIVE DIESEL workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $6,375
CATERPILLAR PAVING PRODUCTS INC workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $6,370
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $6,300
CATERPILLAR, INC. 051190152900004 environmental violation 2012 EPA $6,300
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $6,200
CATERPILLAR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $6,000
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $5,961
BUCYRUS FIELD SERVICES INC motor vehicle safety violation 2009 FMCSA $5,910
KEMPER VALVE AND FITTINGS CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $5,880
MINSERCO, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $5,624
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $5,400
ANCHOR COUPLING CO workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $5,225
CATERPILLAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $5,079
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $5,000
CATERPILLAR, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $5,000
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES DBA CHEMETRON RAILWAY workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $5,000
CATERPILLAR INC. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $5,000
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORP workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $5,000
CATERPILLAR INC NEWBERRY environmental violation 2011 EPA $5,000
Caterpillar, Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2006 MSHA $5,000
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