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Skid Loader Safety Features

Posted on: January 17, 2019 2:31 pm

Quick Tip Video: Safety Features on the New Cat® D Series Skid Steer Loaders The all-new Cat D Series Skid Steer Loaders have been redesigned to promote operator safety and productivity on any jobsite. Along with the type of quality construction that makes Caterpillar® a world-famous name synonymous with strength and dependability, these exciting new machines are […]

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Fluid Sampling

Posted on: January 10, 2019 2:27 pm

Quick Tip Video: Fluid Sampling for Quality Fluid Analysis At Altorfer CAT, we offer our customers S.O.S. Fluid Analysis, which analyzes the condition of your oil, coolant and diesel fuel. This provides insights into the condition of your machinery’s most critical components and alerts you to irregularities before they can become much larger problems. Watch […]

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Check Your Air Filters

Posted on: January 3, 2019 2:24 pm

Quick Tip Video: Check Air Filters for Operator and Equipment Safety In Caterpillar® equipment, the air filter protects vital engine components from the dust and debris of the environments where we work every day. Because of this, it’s critical to both the health and safety of the operator, as well as to component life, to keep […]

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Know Your Engine

Posted on: December 27, 2018 2:22 pm

Quick Tip Video: Know Your Engine for Maximum Performance of your Cat®Equipment To make sure your Caterpillar® equipment is up and running when you need it to work, it’s always a good idea to know the engine inside of it. By acquainting yourself with some of the major components located inside your engine bay, you’ll go […]

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The Great Take Down

Posted on: December 21, 2018 11:53 am

Take The Credit Or Take The Rate Ready to take down your costs- and the competition? With Altorfer Cat’s Great Take Down offer you can do both! Choose from one of our great options below:   Option 1: Take The Credit Fuel Payback Credit for the first 1500 hours or 24 months of fuel Product […]

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Take Advantage of our Work Tool Blowout Sale!

Posted on: October 23, 2018 2:35 pm

We have new and used work tools for sale at bargain prices! Our work tool blow out sale is happening now. Hurry, because once these pieces are gone, they’re gone for good. Click the button below to see our inventory and contact your sales representative today for details. See our available equipment

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Save big with our Paver Saver Program!

Posted on: October 8, 2018 3:16 pm

Take Advantage of our Paver Saver Program Get a jump start on your winter paver maintenance with these special end-of-year offers! Read the flyer or download it below to save big now before the end of the year!   Click here to download the flyer

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Winter Parts and Service Deals

Posted on: October 4, 2018 11:52 am

Don’t Miss These Limited Time Offers  Our deals on parts and service are good until December 31, 2018. Take advantage of these offers before they’re gone! Take advantage of 0% interest for 12 months with your Cat Commercial Card 15% off undercarriage Free Cat hydraulic cylinder seal kits 15% off parts included in component rebuilds […]

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Enter our 2018 Photo Contest

Posted on: October 3, 2018 11:51 am

Have you taken photos of equipment working hard on the job? We are now holding our annual Altorfer Photo Contest. Here’s your chance to share your amazing shots with us and our Facebook fans for a chance to win an Altorfer Bluetooth speaker! How does the contest work? Winning photos must feature machines within the […]

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Get Unmatched Dealer Support with our Quarterly Parts and Service Specials

Posted on: September 12, 2018 1:44 pm

Get Unmatched Dealer Support Let us be a part of your team! With these programs, you can keep your fleet up-and-running and earning rewards at the same time. We want to keep your jobsite moving as efficiently as we can. Want to learn more? Contact your local Altorfer Parts and Service Consultant for more information and […]

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Get 0% Financing for 60 Months

Posted on: September 10, 2018 11:58 am

You Asked. We Listened. When you purchase a qualifying new Cat machine, you can get 0% financing for 60 months AND a two-year standard warranty. This offer applies to: Skid Steer Loaders Multi Terrain Loaders Compact Track Loaders Compact Wheel Loaders Mini Hydraulic Excavators Small Wheel Loader Backhoe Loaders Small Track Type Tractors Telehandlers   […]

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Join us for our ThinkBIG Information Event

Posted on: September 10, 2018 11:43 am

Do you want to be a Heavy Equipment Technician but you’re not sure where to start after High School? Altorfer Inc. has the answers for you! Join us Saturday, October 6th | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at our Cedar Rapids construction location (2600 6th St. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404) to learn about the Cat® […]

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Worry Free x3 with our National Financing Offer

Posted on: June 19, 2018 7:00 am

Looking to grow your business? We’re here to help. We’re ready to help you get the best machines at a price that makes you worry free. It is the perfect package deal designed with you in mind. When you take advantage of this national financing offer, you will Finance a qualifying new Cat machine for […]

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Sign Up For Cat Rewards

Posted on: June 1, 2018 9:03 am

NOW THE MORE YOU BUY, THE MORE YOU GET BACK With the new Cat Rewards program, every time you make a qualifying purchase you will receive valuable reward points that can be redeemed for free merchandise from our rewards catalog, where you’ll find thousands of available items. And it’s easy to get started – just visit the Cat […]

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Altorfer Holdings Inc. Acquires Patten Industries, Inc.

Posted on: May 9, 2018 7:53 pm

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 9, 2018) – Altorfer Holdings Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired Patten Industries, Inc., the Caterpillar® dealer in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. The acquisition expands the Caterpillar® service territory currently managed by the Altorfer family. The Altorfer family also operates and manages Altorfer Inc., the Caterpillar® dealer […]

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Altorfer Inc. Names Cody McCabe as Illinois Regional Sales Manager

Posted on: February 20, 2018 12:45 pm

East Peoria, IL (February 17, 2018) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce that Cody McCabe has accepted the position of the Illinois Regional Sales Manager for the Construction Division. McCabe joined Altorfer in 2010 as a sales representative for seven counties in eastern Illinois. Throughout his time, he has excelled throughout the different challenges […]

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Altorfer Customer Purchases Anniversary Edition 938M

Posted on: February 9, 2018 3:27 pm

Although the number 13 is filled with superstitions, that was not the case for this wheel loader. Only 25 special edition 938M wheel loaders were manufactured to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Small Wheel Loader production at Caterpillar’s Building Construction Products Division (BCP) facility in Clayton, North Carolina. These wheel loaders were individually numbered, and […]

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Altorfer Inc. Names Beth Heying as Product Support Marketing and Sales Manager

Posted on: January 8, 2018 9:26 am

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (November 17, 2017) – Altorfer Inc. is pleased to announce that Beth Heying has been promoted to Product Support Marketing and Sales Manager for the Construction Division. Her new position will be effective January 1, 2018. Beth joined Altorfer in 1999 and most recently gained experience as a sales administration manager. In […]

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Get 2.99% for 48 Months

Posted on: January 5, 2018 2:15 pm

Pay Less for Your Biggest Machines Take advantage of this offer before it goes away. Not only will you be receiving a new machine, you will get. Get 2.99% for 48 months. Powertrain + Hydraulic + Technology (P+H+T) Equipment Protection Plan (EPP) 12-year machine connectivity to My.Cat.com Six month “Cat Essentials” machine access through VisionLink […]

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Take Advantage of our Quarterly Finance Offer

Posted on: January 4, 2018 1:16 pm

Get 0% for 60 Months Looking to grow your business? We’re here to help. Get 0% for 60 months* when you buy a select new Cat machine. This applies to our: Skid Steer Loaders Multi Terrain Loaders Compact Track Loaders Compact Wheel Loaders Mini Hydraulic Excavators Small Wheel Loaders Backhoe Loaders Small Track Type Tractors […]

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Altorfer Promotes Craig Robeen to Vice President Construction Sales

Posted on: December 12, 2017 12:40 pm

Cedar Rapids, IA (November 29, 2017) – Altorfer Inc. is proud to welcome Craig Robeen to the role of Vice President Construction Marketing and Sales. He will lead the division’s sales teams across the company’s Caterpillar service territory, which includes eastern Iowa, central Illinois and northeast Missouri. Robeen joined Altorfer as a construction sales representative […]

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