.

Caterpillar on Track to Take Occupancy of New Oconee-Athens Plant in March

Plant manager Todd Henry says a grand opening of the facility is slated for November.

In just a matter of weeks, Caterpillar will be moving into its new plant, currently under construction in Bogart.

Plant manager Todd Henry told members of the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 24 at the organization's annual meeting that excitement is brewing as March 1 approaches.

Henry, who was the evening's keynote speaker, presented the following time line during his presentation:

Date Milestone March 2012 Groundbreaking March 2013 Building Occupancy June 2013 First Pilot Build (MHE308) August 2013 Second Pilot Build October 2013 Pre-production Start up 308 November 2013 Grand Opening January 2014 First Shipment March 2014 Production MHE 305, 305.5 July 2014 Production MHE 303.5, 304 February 2015 STTT D3-D5K2

Click through the photo gallery highlighting information as presented by Henry to learn more about Caterpillar's global reach, which products will be manufactured at the new plant and how to land a job with the company.

Don’t miss any Oconee news. Subscribe to Oconee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

You might also be interested in reading:

  • Latest Job Opportunities at Caterpillar
  • Want to Work at Caterpillar in Oconee-Athens? Here's What you Need to Know
  • Industrial Finishing Specialists Coming to Watkinsville to Service Caterpillar
  • Caterpillar Project Dubbed 'Deal of the Year'
  • 2012 Story of the Year: Caterpillar Comes to Oconee-Athens

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »