September 1942

Saving Strategic Materials at Caterpillar Tractor Co.

Volume 26, Issue 3
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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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