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Vermeer Corporation, Pella Iowa, USA, since 1948 is a leading manufacturer of industrial and agricultural equipment, Vermeer relies on their team of nearly 4,000 making a real impact. Around the world, Vermeer team members are rolling up their sleeves to design, build and support tough yellow iron built for customers doing the important work of connecting people to the necessities of life, managing natural resources and feeding and fueling their communities. As OEM they have a broad product range which is powered by a Caterpillar engine. Scale models from Vermeer can be found in my Collection category PoweredbyCat

VPAT Blade

VPAT is the abbreviation for Variable Pitch Angle Tilt. A Caterpillar VPAT blade on a Caterpillar Dozer allows the operator to hydraulically adjust the blade lift, angle, and tilt simultaneously, using the ergonomically designed blade control.