Global brand that profits
from Israeli apartheid
Information on CATERPILLAR
Manufactures and provides bulldozers and civil engineering tools. The companyâs tools have been used in demolitions of Palestiniansâ houses in the occupied territory, in the construction of the separation wall and settlements on Palestinian land, in military incursions and as weapons. The Israeli army has used unmanned D9 bulldozers (Black Thunder) in the Dec 2008 attacks in Gaza, and has been using an unmanned version of the companyâs smaller tools (Front Runner) specially developed for urban warfare.
The companyâs sole representative in Israel, ITE of Zoko Enterprises, is responsible for retrofitting the tools, as well as for ongoing maintenance and operations, including during military operations.
(from âWho Profitsâ)