Tracy Frank, Published March 06 2009
Caterpillar will implement 'cost-cutting measures', but effects locally unknownFARGO - Caterpillar, which has manufacturing plants in Fargo and West Fargo, is implementing cost cutting measures such as temporary factory shut downs and voluntary and involuntary layoffs.
The company will not provide a specific breakout of details on a location-by-location basis, said Jim Dugan, Caterpillar’s chief corporate spokesman, in an e-mail.
The actions are impacting Caterpillar operations worldwide, including North Dakota, Dugan said.
For more details, see Saturday's Forum.