New line of mobile accessories carries Cat’s name

| May 17, 2017
Cat power bank has 6000mAh capacity, 2.4A output, dual USB and fold-out prongs.

A new line of Cat-branded mobile accessories debuted at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas recently.

The line is manufactured and brought to market by Aries Manufacturing of Libertyville, Illinois includes:

  • high-output vehicle and home adapters with multiple USB ports
  • vehicle charging cables
  • extra-long USB cables
  • power banks
  • portable speakers with Bluetooth wireless technology

The new products will work with  certified Apple Lightning, SuperSpeed+ Certified USB-C, and micro USB cables.

“Everywhere you look, people are connecting through handheld devices,” said Phil Raso, Caterpillar program manager. “Consumers are ready for high-quality, rugged mobile accessories that are built to withstand heavy use, and with Aries’ long-running industry experience, commitment to excellence, and dedication to innovation, I’m confident that this new line will be a success.”

Tom Novak, president of Aries Manufacturing said, “The Cat brand is synonymous with quality and durability. What we are seeing in the market is an increased demand for high power-output solutions that will charge multiple devices quickly and safely. Products used on a regular basis that have shock absorption, impact protection, and water resistant qualities are also in high demand.”