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New Extended Fall Harvest Hours

Posted on: September 26, 2016 4:05 pm

HERE WHEN YOU NEED US Our Clinton, Illinois location is now operating extended business hours to better serve customers during the busy harvest season. CLINTON, ILLINOIS  |  Phone: 217-935-6727 Monday – Friday Parts: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Service: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday Parts & Service: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The following […]

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Altorfer Quick Tip Video Series

Posted on: August 31, 2016 3:06 pm

Introducing the Altorfer Quick Tip Series, where we bring you machine maintenance and operator training tips to ensure you are getting the most out of your Cat equipment. Stay tuned for more upcoming Quick Tip videos!  

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Altorfer Ag E-News – Issue 16

Posted on: July 8, 2016 10:01 am

View the latest Altorfer Ag E-News >> Altorfer Ag E-News is a quarterly email publication featuring customer spotlights, special offers, product updates, the latest industry news and more. Subscribe Here

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Altorfer Inc. Welcomes Derek Shireman as New Sales Representative in Eastern Iowa

Posted on: June 15, 2016 1:41 pm

Altorfer Inc. Welcomes Derek Shireman as New Sales Representative in Eastern Iowa Cedar Rapids, Iowa (June 8, 2016) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to introduce Derek Shireman as a new Cat® Compact Equipment (CCE) Sales Representative in eastern Iowa. Shireman will represent the CCE product line to the agriculture community in Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson and Clinton […]

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2016 National Forklift Safety Day

Posted on: June 2, 2016 3:10 pm

National Forklift Safety Day, sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association, serves as a focal point for manufacturers to highlight the safe use of forklifts and the importance of operator training. This special day provides an opportunity for the industry to educate customers, the public, and government officials about safe forklift operation. Forklifts, which are the […]

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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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Sam Zigler as New Ag Sales Representative for Southern Illinois

Posted on: March 29, 2016 4:01 pm

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 30, 2016) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce Sam Zigler as sales representative for Altorfer Ag Products. In this role, Zigler will represent the LEXION, Challenger, Sunflower, Horsch, MacDon, RoGator and TerraGator product lines to farmer accounts for 18 counties in Altorfer’s Southern Illinois territory. Prior to joining Altorfer, Zigler […]

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Al Ries as New Ag Sales Representative in Eastern Iowa

Posted on: March 29, 2016 3:57 pm

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (March 22, 2016) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce Al Ries as ag machine sales representative for Altorfer’s eastern Iowa ag territory. In this role, Ries will represent the Challenger and LEXION product lines for eight counties in Iowa, including Delaware, Dubuque, Jones, Jackson, Cedar, Clinton, Scott, and Muscatine. Ries began […]

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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 Chad Hardy as New Ag Sales Representative

Posted on: February 11, 2016 9:54 am

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (January 7, 2016) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce Chad Hardy as application sales representative for Altorfer Ag Products. Hardy will represent AGCO’s RoGator and TerraGator product lines for 18 counties in Altorfer’s West Central Illinois territory. A resident of Harristown, Illinois, Hardy joins Altorfer with seven years of sales and […]

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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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1925 Model Two Ton Tractor Displayed at Altorfer’s Cedar Rapids Location

Posted on: January 26, 2016 10:47 am

This Model Two Ton Tractor was manufactured in 1925 by Caterpillar Tractor Company during their first year of business in Peoria, Illinois, shortly after the merger of Holt Manufacturing Company and the C.L. Best Tractor Company. The first Holt Two Ton tractors were built in Stockton, California in an original Holt plant. This machine is […]

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Winter 2016 Ag Parts and Service Specials

Posted on: January 15, 2016 10:45 am

Take control of your fleet with our Winter 2016 Ag Parts and Service Specials! View Specials *All offers expire 2/5/2016 Questions?  Click here to Contact your Altorfer Ag Sales Representative Find your nearest parts drop location >>

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