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RACINE, Wis. - (October 7, 2009) - Case Construction Equipment today announced that Cargill, an international provider of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services, has selected Case as one of four preferred suppliers of construction equipment to its global operation.

Cargill operates in 68 countries around the world. According to Pat Hunt, director of strategic accounts, Case Construction Equipment, Case will support Cargill's equipment needs through its global network of 11,500 dealer locations throughout the world.

"Case has an outstanding reputation and has earned preferred supplier status based on key criteria defined by those involved in equipment procurement and operation in our businesses," said David Link, senior sourcing manager for Cargill. "This includes the performance and quality of Case equipment, the strength of its dealer network, a commitment to uptime, and the can-do attitude of its people. We expect our partnership with Case to help us improve our operations, reduce costs and better manage our assets."

"We are excited to be one of Cargill's preferred heavy equipment partners. They are an industry-leading organization, and globally respected company," Hunt said. "We're confident that Case wheel loaders, skid steer loaders, compact track loaders, excavators, and other equipment will deliver the value and performance Cargill requires. We look forward to supplying and supporting their locations in the years ahead."

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Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 159,000 people in 68 countries. Cargill helps customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and is committed to applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges wherever it does business. For more information, visit