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Jobs Coming to NRV after Caterpillar Plant Shuts Down

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Caterpillar Inc.  issued statement regarding shutting down in both Pulaski and Pearisburg.

With a focus on taking actions that will best position the company for long-term success, Caterpillar Inc. recently notified employees that it is closing its underground mining facility in Pulaski, Virginia.

 
Caterpillar Global Mining America is implementing plans to transfer rebuild and repair responsibilities for underground mining equipment to our CAT dealers. as a result, the underground customer service center in Pearisburg, Virginia will close effective July 1 2014.


Town Leaders say they knew about the closing and worked The New River Valley Economic Development Alliance to bring businesses to the area.
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