PEORIA, IL– Caterpillar Inc. is offering 0% APR financing on all North American compact generator sets 600 ekW and smaller. This program is designed to help customers meet their needs for standby and prime power applications while benefiting from below-market interest rates.

The financing program, extended through its subsidiary, Caterpillar Financial, offers 0% APR over a 12-month repayment period on any qualifying purchases made before December 31, 2008 and shipments scheduled prior to May 31, 2009. Promotional rates will apply on all new Caterpillar and Olympian diesel or gas generator sets up through and including 600ekW, as well as Caterpillar-branded ATS, UPS, and switchgear products including PointGuard systems.