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Machine Warm Up

Posted on: July 8, 2019 1:39 pm

Quick Tip Video: Mini Hydraulic Excavator Warm Up We have tips for pre-start checks, and now it’s time for some advice for after the machine starts. Checking your machinery at multiple points gives you the most thorough picture of the status of your machinery. Like a car in the winter or an athlete right before […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Altorfer Ag Products now offering Fendt

Posted on: July 8, 2019 8:40 am

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 1, 2019 Altorfer Ag Products now offering Fendt Fendt provides a tradition of progress to the region   Clinton, Illinois – Altorfer Ag Products is now offering AGCO’s Fendt line of products. The new product offering became available in early 2019. “With 80 years of revolutionary technology, Fendt offers […]

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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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Limited Time Offer SSL Rental Rate!

Posted on: June 26, 2019 12:24 pm

SPECIAL ONE-WEEK SSL RENTAL RATE Rent a 246D for $595 per week! Rent a 246D Skid Steer Loader for $595 per week with Altorfer Cat. This machine is equipped with user-friendly controls, advanced display monitors, and a comfort interior so you can focus on your work. Do you have a project in mind but don’t […]

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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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Altorfer Rents Summer Specials

Posted on: May 30, 2019 2:13 pm

Altorfer Rents Summer Sales Specials Download our 8 page Altorfer Rents Spring and Summer Sales Specials flyer to see this season’s best offerings! Whether your project is big or small, in the city of Chicago or in rural Iowa, we have the rental equipment you need to get the job done. Check out our summer […]

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Cab Lift

Posted on: May 27, 2019 1:28 pm

Quick Tip Video: Lift the Cab on an E-Series Skid Steer When you need to access the front cab of your skid steer, you don’t want this seemingly simple task to turn out to be harder than it seems. With the Cat® skid steer, it won’t be! With just a few simple steps, you can access […]

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Power Equipment Rentals

Posted on: May 16, 2019 7:16 am

Guide to Renting Power Equipment The spring and summer months are perfect for hosting outdoor and indoor events, making renovations and organizing your storage items. From homeowners to contractors and workers, many people make long warm-weather to-do lists. With the heat waves hitting, you’ll want to be as efficient as possible when taking on tasks. […]

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Altorfer Technician Shawn Boswell Assists in Hurricane Relief

Posted on: May 14, 2019 12:31 pm

In October 2018, Hurricane Michael ripped through the Atlantic Ocean toward the United States. It was the third-most intense hurricane to make it to land, with the results devastating areas in parts of the Gulf of Mexico. The natural disaster caused nearly $15 billion in damages and affected areas are still rebuilding today. In light […]

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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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Altorfer Ag Products Awarded Five Star Rating for 2018 Performance

Posted on: February 21, 2019 11:17 am

AGCO Honors Top Thirty-Three Dealers in North America Altorfer Ag Products Awarded Five Star Rating for 2018 Performance Clinton, IL (February 21, 2019) — Altorfer Ag Products was recently recognized by AGCO Corporation for achieving a Five Star rating in its 2018 Dealer Excellence Program, AGCO’s annual dealer evaluation review. Only 33 dealers in all […]

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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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