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Altorfer Cat to sell full line of Thunder Creek Equipment

Posted on: April 5, 2017 2:27 pm

Altorfer Inc. and Thunder Creek Equipment have reached an agreement that will make the heavy equipment dealer an official provider of Thunder Creek’s products for the construction industry in central Illinois, eastern Iowa and northeast Missouri. Altorfer Inc. will sell and service the full line of Thunder Creek fuel, diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) and service […]

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You’re Invited! ACMOC Meeting – February 25, 2017

Posted on: February 17, 2017 4:02 pm

ACMOC Meeting | February 25, 2017 Chapter 7 of the Antique Caterpillar Machinery Owners Club will meet on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Altorfer Inc. in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (2600 6th Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404) Altorfer staff will be on site to give the group a tour of […]

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2017 Altorfer Paving Operations Seminar – RSVP Today!

Posted on: February 8, 2017 1:02 pm

2017 Altorfer Paving Operations Seminar View Invite Our 2017 Paving Operations Seminar is a one-and-a-half day seminar that covers basic paver operations, roller patterns, segregation, transfer machines and more. DATE: March 28th & 29 th LOCATION: Rhythm City Casino Resort, Davenport IA FEATURED INSTRUCTORS: › Bob Madson – Altorfer Paving Demo Operator & Trainer › Tom Dittmer – Former […]

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2017 Technology Training Workshops – RSVP Today!

Posted on: December 28, 2016 10:52 am

2017 Technology Training Workshops Hannibal, MO  |  January 17-19  | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  >>  View Details Altorfer Inc. – 3520 Moberly, Hannibal, MO East Peoria, IL  |  February 21-23  |  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  >>  View Details Altorfer Inc. – 1 Capitol Drive, East Peoria, IL Both locations will follow the schedule below: DAY […]

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2016 Altorfer Technology Day

Posted on: June 2, 2016 12:47 pm

Join us for our 2016 Technology Day! June 9th  |  Altorfer’s Hannibal Location Event Details: GOVERNMENTAL SESSION: 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. Learn about new technologies on a Cat® M-Series Motor Grader Advanced joysticks Stable grade (anti bounce) Upgraded cross slope system with built-in memory configurations Auto articulation View presentations by Cat® Motor Grader Market Professional Demo a new […]

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Altorfer Inc. Announces New Springfield, Illinois Location Now Open

Posted on: April 27, 2016 8:11 am

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 26, 2016) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce that their new facility, located at 4949 International Parkway in Springfield, Illinois, is open for business. Altorfer’s Springfield business was previously located at 4200 Rodger Street and moved to its new home last month. The new facility houses Altorfer’s construction, rental and on-highway […]

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Altorfer Inc. Names Jon Hardy as Rental Sales Manager

Posted on: April 5, 2016 9:06 am

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 5, 2016) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to introduce Jonathan (Jon) Hardy as sales manager for Altorfer Rents – The Cat Rental Store. In this role, Hardy will work directly with Altorfer’s rental sales team and managers to enhance the customer experience throughout their southeast Iowa, northeast Missouri, and central Illinois rental […]

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Altorfer Construction E-News

Posted on: February 19, 2016 10:41 am

Check out the latest edition of Altorfer Construction E-News! Meet our newest employees, learn about upcoming events, and take advantage of new deals including rental roll-outs that won’t last long! View Construction E-News | Vol. 4, Issue 1.

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Altorfer Announces Brett Peters as Machine Sales Representative for Northeast Missouri

Posted on: February 11, 2016 5:04 pm

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (February 8, 2016) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce Brett Peters as machine sales representative for Altorfer’s construction division in Northeast Missouri. Peters will represent the full Caterpillar product line for Altorfer in Schuyler, Scotland, Clark, Adair, Knox, Lewis, Macon, Shelby, Marion, Monroe, Ralls, and Pike counties. Peters graduated from Caterpillar’s […]

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Altorfer Announces Chris Sewell as GPS Specialist for Illinois Construction Territory

Posted on: January 28, 2016 3:35 pm

Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce Chris Sewell as GPS specialist for Altorfer’s Illinois construction territory. In this role, Sewell will provide customers with machine technology expertise and support. A native of Peoria, Illinois, Sewell joins Altorfer with nearly 20 years of experience operating Cat equipment. Prior to joining Altorfer, Sewell worked at Caterpillar’s Proving […]

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2016 GPS TRAINING WORKSHOPS | March 1 – 3

Posted on: January 8, 2016 9:05 am

Call Chris Sewell at 309-202-8196 to RSVP  |  RSVP by 2/23/2016 Day 1 | MACHINE GPS TRAINING Machine GPS training on all aspects of GCS900 in morning. (operator training and troubleshooting) Day 2 | BASE & ROVER TRAINING Training will include all aspects of SCS900 Trimble Rover Software – Old 2.9 vs. New 3.0. Intermediate and advanced […]

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Fast Forward Your Business with the New D6N

Posted on: November 20, 2015 2:53 pm

ADVANTAGES WITH ATTITUDE New features—especially those that ramp up productivity—can really get the conversation started between operators and owners. With new operating technologies that make work faster and easier, the Cat® D6N really has people talking. Click here to see what they have to say.

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Altorfer Announces New Machine Sales Representative in Quad Cities Territory

Posted on: November 16, 2015 9:32 pm

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (November 10, 2015) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce Jon Skrivseth as machine sales representative for Altorfer’s construction division in the Quad Cities. Skrivseth will serve customers and represent the full Caterpillar product line for Altorfer in Scott, Muscatine, Rock Island and Mercer counties. Skrivseth grew up in Preston, Iowa and […]

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Product Link Helps Locate Stolen Skid Steer in Ottumwa, Iowa

Posted on: April 7, 2014 10:07 am

The Product Link slogan “It Pays to Know” hit home for an Altorfer customerwhen their skid steer was stolen from a job site overnight last month. The skid steer was reported missing on February 19th at 7:45 a.m., and thanks to Product Link, was located shortly after outside an apartment complex.Police watched the machine until […]

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Demolition Man: D.W. Zinser Co.

Posted on: March 29, 2014 11:52 am

Fifteen years ago, Dave Zinser decided to start his own business. Having worked for some of the industry’s best, he learned the demolition trade from the ground up. Lacking both money and machines, Zinser was driven by an intense desire to succeed. Today, D.W. Zinser Co. is the leading demolition contractor in eastern Iowa with […]

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