Weiler, Inc. has acquired the Caterpillar purpose-built forestry business. As an industry-leading manufacturer, Weiler boasts a successful track record as a customer-driven and responsive manufacturer. Its extensive product line and commitment to customer satisfaction make it well-positioned to meet your needs within the forestry industry.

Caterpillar is still committed to serving the forestry industry by providing the Forestry excavators product line as well as dozers, excavators and wheel loaders that support the forestry industry from road-building to the millyards. Caterpillar continues to support your forestry purpose-built products. Louisiana Cat will maintain genuine OEM parts to ensure your machines are up and running, optimizing your time, labor, fuel and investment.

Find a Louisiana Cat Location near you or call our team at (866) 843-7440.


FM568 GF/FM568 LL

Engine Model

Cat C9.3B

Net Power – ISO 9249

346 HP

Engine Power – ISO 14396

347 HP

FM558 GF/FM558 LL

Engine Model

Cat C7.1

Net Power – ISO 9249

298 HP

Engine Power – ISO 14396

302 HP

FM548 GF/FM548 LL

Engine Model

Cat C7.1

Net Power – ISO 9249

271 HP

Engine Power – ISO 14396

275 HP

FM538 GF/FM538 LL

Engine Model

Cat C7.1

Net Power – ISO 9249

172 HP

Engine Power – ISO 14396

174 HP

Wheel Skidders

Knuckleboom Loaders

Feller Bunchers

Forestry Equipment Categories

Louisiana Cat continues to support forestry industry customers by providing dependable equipment that makes job sites safer and more productive. You can trust the comfort and safety of a Cat® machine to deliver the powerful, steady and efficient performance your business requires.

Articulated Trucks

When you need reliable equipment to handle your job’s rough or muddy terrain, you can trust a Cat articulated truck. These versatile machines have been optimized to maneuver challenging environments and deliver consistent and efficient performance. With automatic traction control, several chassis options and improved acceleration, articulated trucks offer maximum flexibility and reliability for your job site requirements.

Louisiana Cat has the durable and comfortable articulated trucks your business needs to simplify project needs. Articulated trucks offer benefits such as safety features, fuel efficiency and long-lasting construction, enabling you to focus more on getting the job done.


Cat bulldozers set the standard for reliable, efficient performance. You can depend on these versatile bulldozers to maximize productivity while keeping your job site safer with comfortable operator stations and key safety features. Bulldozers also come with advanced traction control systems, promoting better stability and undercarriage protection.

Our experienced team can help you find the bulldozer model best suited to your applications, the size of your operations and your specific environmental challenges. We carry track and wheel options to ensure you get the right match for your rugged job site conditions.

Forest Machines

Purpose-built forest machines deliver the powerful performance your job site demands. These rugged equipment types offer reliable, durable operation for all your forestry applications. Their high-visibility cabs also improve safety and operator comfort, leading to more efficient operations.

When you need to make your log work more productive and profitable, you can trust Louisiana Cat to have the dependable forest machines you require. Each equipment type is ready for your attachments, allowing you to get to work faster with greater flexibility and efficiency.

Motor Graders

Motor graders are valuable additions to any job site, helping to improve productivity while reducing costs. Cat motor graders offer several advanced features to enhance safety and efficiency, such as:

  • Blade lift modulation options to fit operator preferences and job requirements
  • Emissions reduction technology
  • High-capacity HVAC systems to circulate fresh air and keep windows clear
  • Improved traction

Louisiana Cat carries a full lineup of the latest Cat motor graders, giving you access to updated technology and equipment designs that promote greater safety, longevity and efficiency.

Skid Steer and Compact Track Loaders

Whether your job site demands track or wheel-type machines, you can find the equipment you need at Louisiana Cat. We carry a wide selection of skid steer and compact track loaders to ensure you find the equipment for your unique environmental challenges and requirements.

When you invest in Cat equipment, you will receive the customer-centric enhancements and innovative industry-first features you need to outpace the competition, enhance productivity and maximize profitability.

Wheel Loaders

Cat wheel loaders are the versatile, rugged machines you need to finish your projects faster while maintaining precision and safety. Cat wheel loaders are engineered for long-lasting efficiency and productivity. They also possess intuitive controls and a comfortable cab to promote operator efficiency.

At Louisiana Cat, we carry several wheel loader options to ensure you find the right fit for your applications. Whether you need the mobility of a compact loader or the power of a larger model, you can trust our team to help you get the best wheel loader for your job site.



Limited time offer: Cat® Certified Power Train Rebuild with Genuine Cat® Parts and Skilled Louisiana Cat Technicians.

Available for Models: 525, 535 and 545

  • Maximum Productivity
  • Cost-Effective
  • Improved Reliability and Availability
  • Greater Return on Your Investment

This service covers the engine, transmission, torque converter, final drives and axles.

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Maximize Your Equipment Investment With Louisiana Rents

Louisiana Cat has been the region’s authorized Cat dealer since 1933, so you can trust our expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction. Our knowledgeable and experienced team is dedicated to helping you find the right equipment solutions for your business. We also support you after your purchase with services designed to maximize your return on your investment, such as:

  • Operator and technician training
  • Competitive pricing and financing options
  • After-sale technical support
  • Warranties and insurance opportunities

Request a free quote today to learn more about our forestry equipment options. If you have further questions or concerns, contact us online or visit a location near you to speak with an expert.