Saving Strategic Materials at Caterpillar Tractor Co.
More than 2,3000,000 pounds of strategic materials will be saved by Caterpillar Tractor Co. in 1942, it was revealed today by officials of the Company. The figures are obtained from a report prepared to show officials in Washington what measures have been taken by the Company to ease the demand for materials of which there is a critical scarcity.
Assured savings will approximate 250 tons of nickel, 700 tons of copper, 100 -tons of aluminum, 50 tons of chromium, 40 tons of crude rubber and 55,000 pounds of tin, based on 1941 production levels.
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