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Caterpillar opens new machine development center in Clayton

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CLAYTON, N.C. -

Gov. Pat McCrory joined Caterpillar employees and officials to celebrate the grand opening of a new facility in Clayton Friday morning.

The Clayton Machine Development Center is located at 1167 N.C. Highway 42.

The center will allow 200 engineers, prototype technicians and operators to design, build, and test machines in one location. About 150 acres will be dedicated for machine development and features a half-mile , high-speed machine track, 10 test and demonstration areas.

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