Caterpillar Attends White House Bill Signing

Published 12/14 2012 07:28PM

Updated 04/26 2013 11:34AM

WASHINGTGON- Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman attended the signing in the Oval Office of legislation establishing permanent normal trade relations with Russia. Oberhelman, in a release said he was honored to attend the historic event saying it's proof leaders in Washington can set aside party affiliations and cast the right votes. Caterpillar exports from the U S to Russia have totaled about $2 billion, but Caterpillar thinks the new agreement will pave the way for increased exports for American made products and agricultural items.

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