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Cat 3500 Engine

Posted on: May 16, 2017 12:09 pm

3500 Reasons to Turn to Altorfer Cat® for Your Power Needs You don’t become a legend overnight. It takes years of quality products, consistent service and proven reliability to become an industry standard. That is the case with the Cat 3500 engine, one of the most powerful and successful industrial engines on the market. The […]

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Altorfer Ag Products – Spring Extended Business Hours

Posted on: April 17, 2017 3:57 pm

All Altorfer Ag Products locations are now operating spring extended business hours. Spring Extended Business Hours: Rock Falls, IL | Dwight, IL | Dix, IL | West Branch, IA Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – parts Clinton, IL Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. […]

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Derek Altorfer Elected President of Altorfer Inc.

Posted on: April 11, 2017 3:37 pm

Altorfer Inc., founded by the late Edward Altorfer, is pleased to announce the Board of Directors has elected Derek R. Altorfer to the position of President, effective February 1, 2017. Derek succeeds his father Bruce Altorfer who had served as president since 1998. Caterpillar Inc. has endorsed the election by adding Derek to their Sales and […]

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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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Altorfer Rents Achieves 5-Star Caterpillar Status

Posted on: March 23, 2017 8:25 pm

Altorfer Rents Achieves 5-Star Caterpillar Status Achieved Top Status One Month After Completing Rental Operations Certification In October 2016, Altorfer Rents completed the Rental Operations Certification as part of Caterpillar, Inc.’s initiative to provide a consistent, best-in-class rental experience for customers around the world. One month later, Caterpillar recognized Altorfer Rents with the prestigious 5-Star […]

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Altorfer Rents Announces Mike O’Neil as Product Support Sales Representative

Posted on: March 14, 2017 1:01 pm

Altorfer Rents Announces Mike O’Neil as Product Support Sales Representative Territory covers 14 counties of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Altorfer Rents – The Cat Rental Store is proud to announce the promotion of Mike O’Neil to the role of product support sales representative. O’Neil will work to meet parts and service needs for rental […]

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Altorfer Rents Announces Jake Tolander as Product Support Sales Representative

Posted on: March 14, 2017 12:44 pm

Altorfer Rents Announces Jake Tolander as Product Support Sales Representative Territory covers 21 Iowa counties. Altorfer Rents – The Cat Rental Store is excited to announce the promotion of Jake Tolander to the position of product support sales representative. He will work to meet the parts and service needs for rental and lift truck customers […]

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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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Altorfer Ag Products Welcomes Brandon Booth as Sales Representative

Posted on: January 5, 2017 1:51 pm

Altorfer Ag Products Welcomes Brandon Booth as Sales Representative Territory covers 10 counties of northern Illinois. Altorfer Ag Products is proud to announce the hiring of Brandon Booth as a sales representative for northern Illinois. Booth represents the Challenger and LEXION product lines. He will work to meet the equipment needs of farmers throughout the counties […]

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Altorfer Operates Solar Demonstration Project in Rantoul, Illinois

Posted on: January 3, 2017 3:54 pm

A one megawatt solar demonstration project,  commissioned by IMEA and constructed by Altorfer on the former Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul, produced its first few kilowatts of electricity on December 13. The facility is on track to be placed in service in early 2017. Construction began in late summer with the initial site preparations. But the pace of construction accelerated […]

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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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Give Your Little Farmer Their Favorite Gift of the Season

Posted on: December 7, 2016 1:59 pm

Pick up your favorite farm toys at your nearest Altorfer Ag Products location! Click here to view flyer Share your passion for AGCO equipment with the next generation of farmers. AGCO Parts collectibles and toys look just like what the grown-ups drive! Children’s Toys Scale Models & Collectibles Pedal Tractors & Combines And More! From smaller models […]

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2016 Fall Rental Flyer – Now Available

Posted on: November 11, 2016 11:52 am

View our latest specials at Altorfer Rents! Find the best deals at your Altorfer Rents location! From high vis. jackets to reduced-rate lifts for sale and rent – you can find it at Altorfer Rents. Download our latest flyer below, or visit catrentalstore.com to view our equipment and request a quote.  ….. Download Specials Flyer

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Altorfer Rents Opens New Location in Dubuque, Iowa

Posted on: November 10, 2016 10:57 am

Altorfer Rents, which rents equipment for construction, landscaping, farming and other industries, opened a new location at 1025 Cedar Cross Road in Dubuque, Iowa, in July 2016. “This is a great chance for us to extend our service capabilities to our existing customers in the area as well as introduce new customers to the Altorfer […]

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Blowout Deals on Select Sunflower Equipment

Posted on: October 27, 2016 9:33 am

Get blowout deals on select Sunflower equipment If you’re serious about yield, we have a serious deal for you. For a limited time, stop into Altorfer Ag Products and get huge savings on these select Sunflower units! 6630 Vertical Tillage System Payments as low as $8,500 per year* The most unique blade in the industry […]

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