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CTE Recognized as a US Best Managed Company
Posted on: April 13, 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 13 — CTE is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2021 US Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams. The 2021 designees are U.S. private companies that have demonstrated excellence […]

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How Rebuilding Your Heavy Equipment Can Save You Money
Posted on: March 29, 2021

You’ve probably made a significant investment in your company’s heavy equipment. When a machine gets older and starts to show signs of wear, you face a crucial decision — should you replace it with a new or used model or rebuild it? In many cases, rebuilding heavy equipment provides a more cost-effective alternative. And now […]

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Choosing the Right Insurance for Your Equipment
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Working in an industry that involves heavy equipment also involves some heavy risk. Whether you’re using jackhammers, skidders, cranes or any other machinery, accidents are bound to occur, and they never happen at a convenient time. Replacing your heavy machinery takes time out of your workday, but it can also be incredibly expensive — especially if […]

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Benefits of Adding Compost to Your Landscaping Business
Posted on: March 09, 2021

Farmers and landscapers have been using compost to increase the health of their soil for hundreds if not thousands of years. This practice has grown in popularity as people search for more cost-effective and sustainable ways to maintain their land. While you have a variety of factors to consider before starting the landscape composting process, […]

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CTE President and CEO Ed Weisiger Jr. Featured by The CEO Magazine
Posted on: March 01, 2021

The CEO Magazine recently featured CTE President and CEO Ed Weisiger Jr on his executive journey and the rich history of CTE and associated brands. In the article, Mr. Weisiger reflects on CTE’s past accomplishments and hopes for the future, giving a humble nod to those who came before him and the intent to leave […]

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Should I Buy New Heavy Equipment or Rebuild My Current Fleet?
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Managing a fleet of construction equipment can be challenging. Companies strive to find ways to get the maximum use and value out of their machines while minimizing their operating costs. In many cases, business owners must decide whether repairing or rebuilding their current models or purchasing new heavy equipment is the best solution. Factors to […]

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Get Ready for SIS 2.0
Posted on: February 22, 2021

A better online experience for technical parts and service information is here. We are investing in systems and processes to help provide a better online experience for our customers. Following a successful launch across the broader Cat® dealer network, we will be rolling out SIS 2.0 in 2021. SIS 2.0 provides one-click access to planned […]

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Backhoe vs. Excavator: Which Is Right for Your Job?
Posted on: February 19, 2021

When you need a high-quality digging machine for a project, you’ll likely turn to a backhoe or excavator. So how do you decide which piece of equipment is right for your application? An excavator is a large machine typically found on bigger construction and landscaping sites. Its comfortable cab and versatile boom make it suitable […]

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Best Attachments for Your Excavator
Posted on: December 02, 2020

While excavators are known as powerful, efficient digging machines, they’re also surprisingly versatile. By adding the right attachments, you can transform your excavator into a multifunctional piece of equipment that brings even more value to your job sites. As the exclusive Cat® equipment dealer for western North Carolina, Carolina Cat offers a full line of Cat […]

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The 7 Best Skid Steer Attachments and Their Uses
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Skid steer loaders are a versatile choice in many construction fleets. When equipped with the right tools, skid steers can perform many tasks, like landscaping, farming, road preparation and more. If you’ve been wondering what the best skid steer attachment is, the answer depends on your application, working environment and materials. We’ve compiled a list […]

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