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This ABC glossary consists of an alphabetical list of the overview in this website with an icon marked text, words, names, or photos. By clicking on the icon you are immediately led to more background information, explanation, justification, and/or source on the linked item.

Here you will also find direct links to (Dutch) Companies that use Caterpillar equipment, OEM Manufacturers, Scale model Manufacturers, Events & Shows, Fan Sites, Custom scale model builders, Forums and (online) Scale model shops.



Under the name cADSttachments appear regularly exclusive small series of KITS that allow you to add a machine variant or a unique work tool to your Caterpillar collection.    

Carol Westerhoff

Carol Westerhoff builds and rebuilds miniatures in scale 1:50 and his preference is mainly for trucks, heavy haulage transport and Dutch Defence vehicles.

Caron Compactor

Caron Compactor is an American company which is founded in the late 1960's and since then Caron Compactor has provided landfill operators with quality traction wheels, tracks and pin-on teeth for more almost five decades. Caron Compactor is the industry leader in compaction innovation.

Cat Club

Cat Club was set up by PON Equipment, the official Caterpillar dealer in the Netherlands.Are you a fan of Caterpillar and Caterpillar machines? Are you proud of your profession as an operator on a Caterpillar machine? Then you are most welcome at the Cat Club! The Pon Equipment club will keep you informed of the latest developments, invite you to open days, factory visits and - not to forget - the annual operator trip to Malaga in Spain!

The Cat Club is open to all operators working on excavators (including special editions), wheel loaders, dozers, dumpers, dump trucks, compactors, asphalt pavers, pavingequipment, motor graders, skid steer loaders, backhoe loaders and telehandlers. But certainly also for ALL fans of the Caterpillar and Pon Cat brand!

Cat Rental Store

Cat Rental Store, EVERYTHING ON HAND TO MAKE YOUR JOB EASIER. Whatever your line of work, there's a lot on the line. The Cat® Rental Store is here to keep businesses of any size, in concrete & paving, landscaping, general construction, governmental, and industrial businesses, going and growing. Count on them for the right equipment, right when and where you need it, reliable and ready to work 24/7/365. All backed by a team who knows how hard you work — and works just as hard to get you what you need.


Caterpillar A strategic global player. For 100 years, Caterpillar Inc. busy building the infrastructure of the world and, together with its worldwide dealer network, achieving positive and sustainable change on every continent. Caterpillar is a leader in technology and is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and gas engines and industrial gas turbines.

Caterpillar Conversion Table

Caterpillar Conversion Table helps you quickly to convert the United States customary units voor distances and volume to the Metric system.

Caterpillar Mining

Caterpillar Mining everages the broad Caterpillar portfolio to bring together the right people, products, technologies and services to meet the needs of the mining industry. No matter the size, type or complexity of your operation, their goal is to help you optimize your equipment, people and overall operation.

From underground coal mines in Chile to surface gold mines in Mali to the oil sands of Canada, Caterpillar products are hard at work around the world—drilling and digging, loading and hauling, grading and dozing. And Caterpillar Mining employees and dealers are there, too—working alongside their customers to help them mine efficiently and productively while doing the utmost to protect the health and safety of miners, the environment and the communities where mining companies operate.

Caterpillar offers the broadest line of underground and surface mining equipment in the industry, and the dealer network to support every mining region in the world based on the slogan "TOGETHER, WE'RE MINING BETTER"

Caterpillar Stripboeken

During 1950's Caterpillar Co., Peoria, Illinois distributed through her dealer network "Operators and Maintenance Handbooks" in a Semi-comic book format. These comic books where in fact instructional publications by Caterpillar intended for adult customers using Caterpillar equipment. 

In the Mini Movers - Caterpillar Scale Model Group on Facebook we have create a special photo album to share our Caterpillar Comic books.  #MUSTSEE 

Caterpillar Visitors Center

Caterpillar Visitors Center, in Peoria, Illinois, USA, isn't your average museum! Your visit begins with a virtual ride in the bed of a massive two-and-a-half story Caterpillar 797F Mining Truck. Learn how Caterpillar's story began as two companies came together to build Caterpillar on the foundation of innovation and customer focus. Unleash your inner engineer as you design your very own Caterpillar machine. Test your skills on a simulator to see first-hand what it's like to operate equipment the way our operators do, and no visit is complete without climbing in a track-type tractor. The place to be in Peoria, Illinois!

Classic Construction Models (CCM)

Classic Construction Models (CCM) produces limited-edition all-brass museum-quality and diecast scale models.

Classic Machinery Network

Classic Machinery Network - (CMN) is a growing forum with 27,067 members, representing over 122,995 posts in over 10,000 topics thick on all facets of the "golden oldies and classics" in construction and earthmoving machinery including Caterpillar equipement and scale models.


CONEXPO-CON/AGG is the international gathering place for the construction industries. Held in Las Vegas, USA, every three years, the exposition showcases the latest equipment, products, services and technologies. CONEXPO-CON/AGG will represent an immense unveiling of all the newest equipment, technology and product breakthrough in construction. From earthshaking big iron to groundbreaking innovations, it’s all assembled in one place to help you work smarter. CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2026 March 3-7th, 2026. If it’s new, it’s here!

Conrad Modelle

Conrad Modelle (previously Gescha) is a German manufacturer of diecast scale models primarily in 1:50 scale for use both as toys and promotional models by heavy equipment manufacturers. Conrad had the Caterpillar line of construction vehicles starting late 1960s through about 1992, but the licenses changed over to Norscot.

Cranes Etc

Cranes Etc is dedicated to providing reviews of scale models of (Caterpillar) construction and related equipment to help collectors decide what models to buy. Run by Ian Webb who shares English reviews of scale models of earthmoving, lifting, construction, mining and related equipment, and also trucks and heavy haulage, in 1:50 /1:48 and other scales with plenty of (close up) photos and additional background information and often provided with videos from the Cranes Etc TV Channel on YouTube.


Creatpshop is a small French company which produces limited series models of rare and special (Caterpillar) road construction machinery, trucks and accessories which you might see if you travel across the French roads.

CVS Modeltrucks

CVS (Charles van Someren) Modeltrucks was born from his passion for trucks. He was taught trucks from an early age, which means that many drivers used to visit his parents. Charles walked among them as a little boy and loved it!

Charles started building as a hobby more than 35 years ago, but in recent years he has been able to turn his hobby into his job. Since the end of 2021, he has also been an official sales point for Tekno construction kits and parts. He also puts together exclusive construction kits that he offers for sale.

Exclusive 3D printed (Caterpillar) Attachments made in America under the name "3D Onderdelen Grondverzet" for scale models of Earthmoving equipment in 1:50th scale.

All this beauty is available via the CVS Model Trucks Webshop and can be picked up at the Swapmeetings and Events where CVS Model Trucks is present. Highly recommended!


CypModels is a small Romanian company which produces limited series models of rare and special civilian- and military vehicles.


CZM, founded in 1976, HQ based in Ellabell, Georgia, is the leading foundation drill rig manufacturer in North America and offers a comprehensive line of drilling rigs engineered for a variety of foundation applications  such as Drilled Shafts on a Long or Short Mast Configuration, Cylinder Crowd and Cable Crowd, Long Reach, CFA, Micropiles, Pile Driving, among many other specialty foundations.

Their OEM product is entirely manufactured in the USA using Caterpillar Equipment bases and is designed, by a team of highly skilled engineers, to be the most productive and reliable in the market.  CZM’s machines are commonly used on  general construction, transmission lines, utilities, landfill and oil and gas.  The (so far only official released ) Scale model from CZM can be found in my Collection category PoweredbyCat.