Holt Cat — HOLT CAT®, the Caterpillar® Equipment and Engine dealer for South, Central, North and North East Texas, held a grand opening today for its new 47,000-square foot full-service facility at 10701 US 281 North in Edinburg, TX. The new location will expand the company’s presence in Hidalgo County, which currently includes a HOLT Truck Center. The addition of a full-service store will help HOLT continue its strong commitment to serving the communities and businesses of South Texas and the Rio Grande Valley, where HOLT has been a dealer for more than 80 years. “The new Edinburg location is going to make it even easier for our customers operating in the Rio Grande Valley to have convenient access to the heavy equipment products and services they need,” said Dave Harris, HOLT CAT General Manager. “It fills in a gap in the marketplace – we bring a unique mix of capabilities customers simply can’t get anywhere else, including the most extensive express parts system in Texas and also the best-trained technicians.
Local and state dignitaries attended the grand opening event, joining HOLT CAT senior executives including CEO Peter M. Holt.
The new store will feature a full range of offerings to serve a variety of customer needs across the construction, oil & gas and paving industries: everything from Cat machine sales, rentals, parts and service to comprehensive rebuild capabilities and custom product fabrication.
About HOLT CAT®
HOLT CAT® sells, rents and services Caterpillar machines, engines, generator sets and trucks in a 118-county Texas territory spanning from the Red River to the Rio Grande. HOLT offers total machine and engine rebuild capabilities, sells used equipment around the world and fabricates its own line of land clearing equipment and HOLT Spray King® water tankers. HOLT is the dealer for Link-Belt Cranes in the Eastern half of Texas as well as the El Paso area. They are the dealer for AGCO/Challenger and Claas farm equipment for the Eastern half of Texas and portions of Arkansas and Missouri.
The Holt name has been associated with heavy equipment and Caterpillar for more than 100 years. Peter M. Holt, Chief Executive Officer of HOLT CAT, is the great-grandson of Benjamin Holt, who in 1904 developed the first successful track-type tractor which he named the “Caterpillar.” HOLT CAT has come to be synonymous with quality, integrity and commitment to customer service. The HOLT CAT team is committed to providing rock solid stability with superior products and services to heavy equipment and engine users from Brownsville to Texarkana, Texas.