Krause to make tillage tools for Caterpillar


DEKALB, Ill. – Caterpillar Agricultural Products Inc. will offer a line of tillage tools manufactured by Krause Corporation, Hutchinson, Kan., for use with track tractors.

The new line will include a family of disc rippers and in-line rippers, as well as seedbed finishing tools. Initial availability for the United States and Canadian markets is expected in fall 2001.

Krause will continue to manufacture and market its own line of tillage equipment and grain drills under the Krause brand identity.

The Caterpillar tillage products will be identified with Caterpillar’s signature yellow paint and logo, and will be marketed through Caterpillar’s U.S. and Canadian dealer networks.