The Bobcat Company is a manufacturer of construction equipment. The company offers loaders, excavators, backhoes, utility products and attachments. The Bobcat Company is a subsidiary of Ingersoll-Rand Company. Founded as Ingersoll Rock Drill Company in 1871, Ingersoll-Rand is a diversified industrial company that provides products and services to industries that range from transportation and manufacturing to food retailing, construction and agriculture. The company s business units specialize in various markets, such as security, industrial technologies, vehicle technologies, construction equipment and climate control. Its portfolio includes a variety of industrial and commercial brands, including Club Car golf cars, Hussmann stationary refrigeration equipment, Schlage residential and commercial security systems, Ingersoll-Rand industrial and construction equipment and Thermo King equipment for temperature control. The Bobcat Company is headquartered in North Fargo, N.D.