Whatever the job challenges are, we solve them.

Our welding and machine shops combine the art of repair and fabrication to deliver customized solutions for your most demanding projects. Countless prototype models have emerged from our shops over the years: some at the request of customers, others through a combined effort between Peterson and Caterpillar. Many have been patented and have found their way into the Caterpillar product line itself.

Our in-house engineering staff, using AutoCAD's sophisticated computer graphics, can design, simulate and test potential ideas even before a single pattern is laid out to cut. From there, special tooling like the giant Giddings & Lewis boring mill, the 500-ton Pacific Brake Press, the automatic-tracing burning machine, dual ram press, tungsten application machine, and automatic wire welders are used by a crew long-experienced in customer fabrication.

Explore some of the finished solutions we've provided to customers here or contact us for your own custom solution.

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