BACKPACKS FOR THE COMMUNITY

After a successful store-wide school supply drive, members of the Meridian Branch Leadership Team stuffed and donated backpacks to students in need.

EMPLOYEE FEATURE: TIM OMAN

With 40 years as a technician at Western States under his belt, Master Equipment Technician Tim Oman knows the importance of teamwork when it comes to being safe.

WORKING FOR THE RAILROAD

Check out these great shots from our Railroad Solutions team of the latest 325 hi-rail build out of our Spokane shop!

RECOGNITION FOR EXCELLENCE

Western States makes it a priority to provide opportunities for technicians to grow and thrive in their careers, which is why we’re proud to receive the Caterpillar Technician Development Award for excellence in technician development through the Technician Career Development Program.

EMPLOYEE FEATURE: JACOB LAUDERDALE

Jacob Lauderdale has always loved working with equipment. Now as a Machine Application Specialist, he’s thrilled to share his passion with clients and the next generation of Cat technicians.

LEARNING ABOUT LOGGING

High school students in Council, Idaho recently got an up-close look at the forestry industry with the help of Western States employees. 

STUDENT TECH PUTS SKILLS TO THE TEST

When Caterpillar announced they were looking for student technicians to participate in their Cat Trial 10 video series, Western States Cat Technician Program student Diego Hill knew he was up for the challenge.

BREAKING GROUND AT LIBERTY LAKE

Western States Cat officially broke ground on our new facility in Liberty Lake, Washington on February 16, commemorating the company’s 65th anniversary as a Caterpillar dealer.

SUPPORTING THE SPOKANE COMMUNITY

After hosting annual fundraiser events for the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery for the last few years, the Spokane team was recently recognized by the non-profit for their contributions.

PAVING TRAINING GOES VIRTUAL

When COVID concerns made large in-person events impossible, Western States and Caterpillar teamed up to bring paving crews a successful virtual event.