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William Blackie

Caterpillar Tractor Company

1963 - 1977

Construction & Real Estate

1960 b. 1906
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of Glasgow
Personal
Born-Died1906 - 1996
BirthplaceScotland
RaceWhite
Era - 1960

Blackie took Caterpillar Tractor from a small U.S. based factory in Peoria, Illinois to a multinational corporation. Blackie was instrumental in creating new markets for Caterpillar products. He invested heavily in international expansion setting up manufacturing facilities throughout the world.