Jun 07, 2024

Caterpillar in Wamego to close in mid-2025

Posted Jun 07, 2024 8:02 PM

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WAMEGO - On Thursday, June 6th, Caterpillar, Inc. announced they will close the Wamego facility by mid-2025.

A statement released by a  Caterpillar, Inc spokesperson:

"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."

Wamego City Manager, Stacie Eichem, posted a response to Caterpillar Inc.'s announcement on the City of Wamego, Kansas Facebook page: