Burr to Visit Clayton

Senator will mark grand opening of Caterpillar facility

March 3, 2005

Senator Richard Burr will visit Clayton tomorrow, Friday, March 4 at 10:30 AM, for the grand opening of Caterpillar's Building Construction Products Division (BCP) Visitor & Training Center. Burr will deliver remarks to more than 1,000 Caterpillar employees and community leaders and participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony.

"I am pleased to join the Clayton community in celebrating the opening of a facility that will help foster continued economic growth in North Carolina," said Senator Burr. "This new center will attract prospective and current Caterpillar customers from all over the world to Clayton."

Caterpillar employs nearly 2,500 North Carolinians at eight facilities. Caterpillar's BCP, headquartered in Clayton, hosts more than 10,000 visitors each year. These visitors will be able to access a 10,000-square-foot Visitor & Training Center providing customer training and product demonstration.

For more information, go to https://www.burr.senate.gov.