Cashman Equipment Co., Nevada’s Caterpillar dealer, recently inaugurated its new multimillion-dollar headquarters in Henderson, 15 miles southwest of Las Vegas. The timing could not be worse. Peoria, Ill.-based Caterpillar’s fourth-quarter profit dropped 32% from a year ago, prompting over 20,000 job cuts amid reduced demand. Cashman, a privately held dealer with seven locations statewide, similarly trimmed its workforce by 63 people, or 8%, in December. Photo: SH Architecture The shop’s 20 service bays feature illuminating glass and skylights, while fabric ducts provide ventilation. Photo: SH Architecture Four-hundred geothermal wells exchange heat underground, using 45% less energy, while "Remann and His
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