Pontiac Offers Incentives To Gain 160 Caterpillar Jobs

Peoria Journal Star – January 29, 2016

PEORIA — Caterpillar Inc. smiled on a slice of central Illinois, announcing 160 out-of-state jobs will be moved to its plant in Pontiac.

Those jobs come thanks to a three-pronged incentive plan from Livingston County — cash payments and tax abatements potentially worth about $4 million over three years to Caterpillar — that also assures the Pontiac plant of retaining its current 550 jobs…

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