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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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


RSVP For The Cat Operator Challenge!

Posted on: April 24, 2019 12:31 pm

2019 Caterpillar Operator Challenge- REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED. Are You Ready to Rewrite the Rules of Operation? The Caterpillar Operator Challenge has hit North America. On Wednesday, May 8, join us at the Caterpillar Edwards Demonstration Center to put your skills to the ultimate test. We’ll have four different machines in four different obstacle courses. Win […]


Earthworks Go! Demo Day

Posted on: April 4, 2019 10:44 am

Date: April 25th Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Location: Hawkeye Downs-  4400 6th Street SW, Cedar Rapids What: Demo a Cat Box Blade with Trimble’s new Earthworks Go! system Also enjoy equipment walk-arounds including the Next Gen HEX (Model TBD) Lunch served from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. RSVP by April 19 Attendees will […]


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!


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Join us for our Technology Training Days!

Posted on: February 8, 2019 11:41 am

Join us for our Technology Training Days! Learn about the latest Caterpillar technology to enhance your business from industry experts. Choose any of our three days to attend to get the most out of our information. Please RSVP by clicking the button below. To learn more, check out our flyer or contact your local Altorfer sales representative. Click […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Ag Used Equipment Special Financing

Posted on: January 8, 2019 2:05 pm

0% Financing For 12 Months! OR take advantage of: 1.5% for 24 months 2.5% for 36 months 3.5% for 48 months 4.0% for 60 months 4.5% for 72 months *Valid January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019. Some exclusions apply. Deals are subject to credit approval. Must use CLAAS Financial for Lexion Combines and AGCO […]