Product design at Caterpillar has evolved dramatically since it was formed in the late 1800s. Today, the early sketches are integral to the entire design process although are not necessarily created on paper but in a three-dimensional digital environment making it easier to improve machine functionality but also to make better looking vehicles.
James joined the Industrial Vehicle Technology International team in 2017. Previously he was Assistant Editor on an engineering title for several years and has worked for various other trade magazines before that. James is happily married and has a young daughter and son who keep him busy.