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Cat® Certified Used “We Tested It. You Can Trust It.”

Posted on: July 1, 2019 8:35 am

“WE TESTED IT. YOU CAN TRUST IT.” There’s used equipment, and then there’s Cat® Certified Used. We take low-hour, well-maintained machines and inspect them inside and out. Before you put a CCU machine to work, we put it to the test. The result? A used machine you can trust to deliver good-as-new performance and peace […]

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Cat Engine Rebuilds

Posted on: June 24, 2019 10:58 am

Quick Tip Video: Caterpillar Rebuild You rely on your equipment to get the job done. The machinery is built tough because it has to take on difficult jobs. But over time, even these tough machines wear down. When your machinery breaks down, your first thought may be to replace the machine. With Caterpillar Rebuild, you […]

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Equipment Parts

Posted on: June 10, 2019 1:34 pm

Quick Tip Video: Parts.Cat.com When your machinery breaks down, you’ll want to have it fixed as soon as possible. Broken machinery means potential delays in the schedule and extra costs for repairs. You can make these repairs and maintenance items a little bit easier by using Parts.Cat.Com. Transcript Hey, I’m Collin and this is today’s […]

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Proper Parking Technique

Posted on: May 13, 2019 1:24 pm

Quick Tip Video: Proper Parking Technique When your team is working on a job, everyone has to be focused and follow the contract. But even when the day’s work is done, you still have to make sure you take care of your equipment. Cooling down your machinery and parking it properly helps keep it in […]

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Goodbye, Winter. Hello, Spring Rentals.

Posted on: May 9, 2019 12:35 pm

A Guide to Renting Equipment for Your Spring Yard Work Spring is here, and that means yard-work season. Lawn care, landscaping and outdoor renovations require a lot of heavy lifting, hauling and digging. Home and property owners know that early spring is the perfect time to fire up those engines and get to work on […]

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Special Edition Compactor Giveaway- Enter to Win!

Posted on: February 25, 2019 11:20 am

Feelin’ Lucky! Win this exclusive Cat CB24B.   Caterpillar is celebrating 30 years of small rollers by giving you a chance to win this special edition compactor. It’s easy to enter! Download our flyer to see how you can today. Click To Download Flyer!

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Cat Filters vs. Competition

Posted on: February 14, 2019 3:59 pm

Quick Tip Video: Cat Filters Versus Competition Since 1925, Caterpillar® equipment has been the benchmark for strong, reliable machinery that gets the job done — even under the most challenging conditions. And along with world-class heavy, general and compact equipment, Cat® parts display the same trustworthiness and excellence of design. Put them together, and you have a […]

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Daily Cab Routine

Posted on: February 7, 2019 3:53 pm

Quick Tip Video: Daily Cab Routine for Operator Safety and Comfort There’s nothing as crucial to the proper operation of quality Caterpillar® equipment as operator safety, comfort and awareness. When operating equipment such as the all-new Cat® D Series Skid Steer Loader, you want to protect your investment while still getting a good day’s work out of […]

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Check Your Air Filters

Posted on: February 2, 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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Reset Service Interval

Posted on: January 31, 2019 3:46 pm

Quick Tip Video: Reset Service Interval on Cat® D Series Skid Steer Loaders The regular servicing of skid steer loaders and other quality Caterpillar® construction equipment is an integral part of any proactive maintenance plan. It serves both to protect your investment and maximize your uptime. As part of the all-new Cat D Series Skid Steer Loader […]

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Spend Less, Get More at Altorfer Cat.

Posted on: January 30, 2019 4:57 pm

Spend Less, Get More at Altorfer Cat. Receive 0% Financing for 48 Months* OR Cash Back on Select Machines!** This offer includes a 24 month/ 2,000 hour premier Equipment Protection Plan. Wait, There Is More! Receive 0% Financing for 24 Months on Select Work Tools at Altorfer Cat.**** Click For Full Details!   *Download flyer […]

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Engine Check List

Posted on: January 29, 2019 10:48 am

Quick Tip Video: Small Wheel Loader Engine Check Transcript Hi, I’m Collin with today’s quick tip. Before starting your machine, it’s important to perform a daily walk around. After you’ve completed your walk around on the exterior, you will also want to check the engine compartment. First, check the engine enclosure screens for damage or foreign […]

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Maximize Undercarriage Life

Posted on: January 24, 2019 2:32 pm

Quick Tip Video: Undercarriage Life for Maximum Performance of  Your Cat® Equipment To make sure your Caterpillar® tracked machine is ready to work when you are, it’s always a good idea to maintain a healthy undercarriage life. By familiarizing yourself with some of the most common undercarriage maintenance procedures, you’ll help ensure your tracked equipment is in […]

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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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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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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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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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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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