Caterpillar to eliminate 110 American Jobs, closing its Morganton plant

 Caterpillar set to begin closing Morganton plant in July

Caterpillar Inc. confirmed Tuesday it will begin closing its Morganton facility in July, about 15 months after choosing it as part of a global restructuring that began in September 2015.

The plant makes engine and undercarriage components. Caterpillar spokeswoman Rachel Potts said the closing affects 110 positions.

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