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Join us for our 2019 Paving Seminar

Posted on: February 8, 2019 12:30 pm

2019 Paving Operations Seminar Join us for our annual one-and-a half day paving seminar covering topics such as: power operations, roller patterns, and best practices! Learn from industry experts to best help your operation roll into the new year. For more information, contact your local Altorfer sales representative! To RSVP, contact Bailee Pelzer at bailee.pelzer@altorfer.com […]

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Winterizing Construction Equipment

Posted on: October 31, 2017 12:53 pm

Quick Tips for Winterizing Heavy and Small Machines To prepare for frosty winter conditions, you must take steps to safeguard your outdoor equipment. With the following 11 steps, you can ensure your machines and equipment remain healthy and robust through all months of the year.  1. Fill With Proper Lubricants and Check Fluid Levels Before […]

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Jake Tolander – Altorfer Rents Sales Rep (Benton and Linn Counties)

Posted on: October 12, 2017 9:21 am

Cedar Rapids, IA (October 12, 2017) -Altorfer Rents is excited to announce that Jake Tolander has succeeded Aaron Coleman as the sales representative for Benton and Linn counties effective immediately. Tolander joined Altorfer Rents in 2014 as an inside sales representative at their Cedar Rapids location. Most recently, he gained experience as the parts and […]

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Winter Tool Sale

Posted on: October 11, 2017 7:00 am

No one wants to be stuck in the snow this winter. With Altorfer Inc., you won’t be.  We have the top machines, winter accessories, and more to make this season the easiest yet.  Click the button below to see all we have for sale. See our Winter Supplies Here

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Extended Altorfer Ag Products Harvest Hours

Posted on: October 5, 2017 7:00 am

All of our Altorfer Ag Products locations are operating under harvest hours until further notice.   Rock Falls, IL  |  Dwight, IL  |  Dix, IL  |  West Branch, IA Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – parts Clinton, IL Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. – parts 7:00 […]

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Work Tool Blow Out – Happening Now!

Posted on: September 28, 2017 7:00 am

Did you know that we’re still holding our work tool blow out sale? This special offer guarantees savings on a selection of brand new tools. Don’t wait to start saving, because your most-needed tool could be gone. Click on the button below to start saving today! Questions? Contact your local Altorfer sales representative.

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2017 Altorfer Technology Days

Posted on: September 12, 2017 11:25 am

At this annual event, learn all about Caterpillar’s latest technology and how it can help make your work easier.  The featured technology this year is: Cat® GRADE with Assist Cat® GRADE with 3D Cat® Payload for Wheel Loaders – Cat Production Management Cat® Payload for Excavators Cat® AccuGrade™ Box Blade Attachment Overview What machines will […]

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2017 Altorfer Facebook Photo Contest

Posted on: September 1, 2017 7:00 am

We want to see photos of your hardworking Altorfer equipment doing what it does best! Winner will be awarded an Altorfer branded portable Bluetooth speaker! How the contest works: -Safely snap a photo of Altorfer equipment hard at work or resting peacefully between shifts. -Follow the link below to complete the entry form and submit […]

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Vietnam Vets Partner with Altorfer to Reunite, Talk Cat and Old Times

Posted on: June 20, 2017 11:34 am

Some of the best bonds of friendship come when two (or more) people have a shared experience, like serving together. Recently, the Doug Oberhelman Caterpillar Visitor’s Center in Peoria, Ill. hosted the annual reunion of a group of Vietnam veterans that served together in the U.S. Army 169th Engineers. With the help of Altorfer Cat, […]

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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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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 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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In Loving Memory of Ron Heiderscheit

Posted on: October 11, 2016 3:15 pm

It is with a very heavy heart that we inform you Altorfer Employee Ron Heiderscheit, 46, of Center Point, Iowa passed away as a result of a motor vehicle accident on Saturday, October 8, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Karen, and their two children, Ben and Hanah. Ron was a fourteen year veteran […]

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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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