Caterpillar to move headquarters to Texas, marking second major corporate departure from Illinois in 6 weeks

Caterpillar to move headquarters to Texas, marking second major corporate departure from Illinois in 6 weeks

Less than six weeks after defense contractor and airplane-maker Boeing announced it would move its global headquarters out of downtown Chicago, leaders of another major corporation are set to leave the region. Longtime Illinois company Caterpillar Inc. will move its headquarters from Deerfield to an existing office in Irving, Texas, outside Dallas, the company said …

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