The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which editor and analyst, Isaac Pino and industrials editor and analyst Brendan Byrnes discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Isaac and Brendan discuss a recent bid by a large Chinese equipment manufacturer looking to steal market share from American stalwarts like Caterpillar. Sany Heavy's bid to access a global supply chain through a German manufacturing firm could cut into Caterpillar's international growth strategy. Find out whether this could shake-up the industrial market, or whether the largest players will continue to thrive.

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