Posts Tagged: In The Press

Location Change Really No Issue Here

Feb 3, 2017 Pontiac Daily Leader [CLICK TO READ ENTIRE ARTICLE]

Interview on Pontiac Caterpillar’s Future

WJEZ interview with Caterpillar’s Pontiac Factory Manager Steven Harding and Adam Dontz of the GLCEDC. [CLICK HERE TO LISTEN]

Jobless Rate Creeps Up In October

November 19, 2016 Pontiac Daily Leader [CLICK to read entire article]

District Moving Full STEAM Ahead

November 15, 2016 Pontiac Daily Leader [CLICK to read entire article]

Leader: CEO Feels It Has Been A Good Year

Pontiac Daily Leader November 3, 2016 [CLICK to download PDF of article]

WEEK News: Community Leaders See Growth at Caterpillar’s Pontiac Facility

WEEK News 25November 2, 2016 [CLICK to download PDF of article]

CAT Hiring in Pontiac

September 15, 2016 (link to article) We’re used to seeing Caterpillar in construction zones, but in Pontiac, we are seeing construction zones in Caterpillar. “By restructuring and making the space more efficient and by having a large facility, a million square feet, we could leverage a lot of existing resources here,” the facility’s product […]

Cat Plant Gets Makeover for Consolidation

September 16, 2016 Pontiac Daily Leader (link to article) The sprawling, 1 million-square-foot Caterpillar facility of Pontiac opened its doors to the press Thursday morning, as officials gave local media a short presentation and fielded questions, as well as taking the visiting journalists on a tour of the plant — a rare occurrence in the […]

Pontiac’s Caterpillar Plant Adds 80 Jobs

September 16, 2016 PANTAGRAPH (link to article) PONTIAC — Pontiac’s Caterpillar plant has reached the halfway point of its promise to hire 160 employees by next summer. “We have hired 80 new employees since the January announcement and have plans to hire at least 80 more employees by early 2017,” Senior Public Affairs Manager Jamie Fox […]

County’s Unemployed Numbers Fall

Pontiac Daily Leader By Paul Westermeyer Staff Reporter On Aug. 26, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Illinois Department of Employment Security announced that, although job growth was slow in areas of the state, the rate of unemployment had also decreased between July 2015 and July 2016 statewide. Both Pontiac and Livingston County […]