Peoria, the home town of Caterpillar, is located in the mid-south part of Illinois. It is a small town but rich with professionals and good size of distinguished engineers from Arabic heritage. Peoria Arab engineers from allover the Arab world, are highly motivated and professional individuals, who work for caterpillar, Department of transportation, Bradley University or/and engineering firms. The Arab started migrating to Peoria, early 1800’s from Lebanon and Palestine to establish a strong well-connected Arab community. The different generations have built a strong reputation for the Arab culture and ethnicity.