December 8, 2017

Altorfer Promotes Dave Hixson to Vice President Construction Product Support

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DaveHixson2Altorfer Inc. is proud to welcome longtime employee, Dave Hixson, to the role of Vice President Construction Product Support. He will oversee construction equipment service and parts operations, marketing and sales across the company’s Caterpillar service territory, which includes eastern Iowa, central Illinois and northeast Missouri.

Over the last 31 years, Dave has worked his way up through the company. He began his career as a technician at Altorfer’s Davenport construction location after graduating from Indian Hills Community College. Most recently, he served as construction parts and service operations manager out of the Cedar Rapids location.

“We are thrilled to promote Dave to this new position, and to further provide our customers with exceptional service in product support. Dave has gained a deep understanding of product support operations over the past 31 years and we know that he will continue to excel with his new responsibilities,” said Derek Altorfer, President, Altorfer, Inc.


About Altorfer Inc.  Altorfer Inc. is a licensed Caterpillar® dealer with 23 locations in 18 cities throughout Iowa, Missouri and Illinois.

On February 4, 2017, Altorfer celebrated its 60th anniversary, as the late Edward J. Altorfer established Altorfer Machinery Company in 1957.

In addition to CAT® equipment, Altorfer is an authorized dealer for Taylor and Mitsubishi forklifts, JLG telehandlers, LEXION combines, Challenger tractors, AGCO application equipment, Trail King trailers and several other allied products.  Altorfer Inc. offers sales, rental, parts and expert service for all equipment lines.

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