Caterpillar, Inc. To Close Its Wamego Facility in 2025

By Ryan Duey

On Thursday, June 6th Caterpillar, Inc. announced that it will close its Wamego facility next year.

The closure will occur in mid-2025 according to a company spokesperson. Caterpillar released this official statement late Thursday:

“To better utilize capacity and ensure alignment with the company’s long-term strategy, Caterpillar Inc. today notified its workforce at its Wamego, Kansas, facility that it will close in mid-2025. This facility manufactures work tools and attachments. The company will support employees during this transition.”

The Wamego facility manufactures a wide variety of attachments for excavators, dozers, loaders, and more according to information on its company website. The company employs over 400 people in Kansas.

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