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YELLOW!, The Evolving Look of Caterpillar Machines! From a red wavy Caterpillar logo on gray paint to their current Caterpillar triangle logo on YELLOW.
In 1931 Caterpillar changed the paint color of its machines from gray to "Hi-Way Yellow", which was discontinued in 1979 and implemented a new color: "Caterpillar Yellow". In 1991 the "Beltline" was introduced to Cat trade dress. This change was the first use of a color other than black, white, or yellow since 1931. In 2006 the Cat "Power Edge" trade dress took over and since 2018 The Next Generation of Cat product trade dress sets the standaard: "Cat Modern Hex".
The look of the brand has evolved significantly over the last 90 years, but YELLOW is synonymous with Caterpillar!