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CAT® Forklift FAQs

What makes a CAT Lift Truck so popular? CAT forklifts are some of the most trusted, reliable and durable in the industry. G&W offers a full lineup of CAT Lift Trucks, and our expert team can help you find exactly what you need. With so many solutions offered by CAT, you’re sure to find forklifts that keep you moving.

Why buy a CAT forklift?

CAT has more than 50 years of proven dependable experience. G&W has new, used and rental CAT forklifts in stock and ready to ship. When you need parts, G&W has them. Through our partnership with Promatch®, we can get any CAT part you need for your entire fleet. CAT forklifts are reliable workhorses that get the job done.

What CAT forklifts options are available?

CAT forklifts are designed to increase productivity and minimize downtime, with load capacities ranging from 3,000 pounds to 15,500 pounds.

CAT forklifts are available in IC cushion tire, IC pneumatic and electric counterbalanced. At G&W, our best-selling models of CAT forklifts include:

  • IC Cushion Tire – 2C5000 – Engineered for maximum performance in the warehousing, fabricate and primary metal, lumber and industrial industries.
  • IC Pneumatic – GP25 – Excellent performance and rugged durability made for the building materials, chemical and allied products, lumber, stone, clay and glass industries.
  • Electric Counterbalanced 2ET4000 – With the latest in ergonomic operations, these trucks are perfect for the cold storage, food processing, wholesale trade, warehousing and grocery industry.
  • Hand Pallet Trucks – CAT Hand Pallet Trucks are built to lighten your load and are designed with operator comfort and durability in mind.

Is it hard to get CAT forklift parts?

You can get the CAT forklift parts you need without a hassle. At G&W, with have Promatch aftermarket parts, as well as CAT OEM parts. With Promatch aftermarket parts, your new parts will match original equipment performance, and we guarantee 100 percent satisfaction.

We guarantee parts fast or parts free. Parts are stocked so you can get them quickly. If we can’t get the part to you the same day, you get next-day delivery or the part is free.

Where are CAT forklifts made?

CAT Lift Trucks are designed, manufactured and supported out of Houston, Texas. With robotic welding, power coat paint system and world class automation, the CAT Lift Truck factory produces some of the most dependable and reliable lifts on the market.

What if my CAT forklift needs service?

G&W knows that downtime is the last thing you want. That’s why we offer fully-trained mobile technicians. We can come to your site, so you don’t have to worry about transporting your forklifts for maintenance.

How often does a CAT forklift need maintenance?

With the proper attention to ongoing maintenance, CAT is a reliable lift truck you can count on to keep you productive. G&W recommends a routine maintenance schedule to keep your CAT forklift in top condition. The best schedule for CAT forklift maintenance will depend on your model and any attachments you have, as well as the capacity.

CAT Forklifts from G&W

If you need a forklift, G&W can help you find the right solution for you. Talk to us about our CAT lift truck inventory.