Fall & Winter Sales Specials

Posted on: October 23, 2020 12:16 pm

Everything You’ll Need This Season It’s getting colder, but our deals are hotter than ever this winter! Download our Sales Specials brochure to see this season’s best offerings. From Caterpillar UTVs to boom lifts to Ag equipment deals, our team is fully stocked to help you meet your job site needs at an unbeatable price. \ […]


Cat Trial #9: Pac-Man

Posted on: October 19, 2020 7:55 am

THE SECRET’S OUT… INTRODUCING PAC-MAN! PAC-MAN is iconic; one of the most famous video games ever developed. And Caterpillar is bringing it back center stage, 40 years after its release, as only the Cat Trials can: at a scale of epic proportions! The Cat Trial #9 puts Pac-Man and the ghosts back on the board. […]


Join the 2020 Photo Contest!

Posted on: October 8, 2020 7:48 am

Will You Have The Winning Snapshot? We want to see photos of your hardworking Altorfer equipment doing what it does best! The winner will be awarded an Altorfer branded Portable Bluetooth Speaker! Read below for contest details and make sure to visit the Altorfer Facebook Page for updates. Contest details: -Safely snap a photo of […]



Posted on: October 6, 2020 8:53 am

INTRODUCING THE “HOT LIST” The weather is getting colder, but our deals are hotter than ever this fall! Download our October Hot List flyer, showcasing the best equipment deals Altorfer Rents has to offer. Contact your rental sales representative or fill out the contact form on the bottom of this page for more information on […]


Derecho Relief Story

Posted on: September 21, 2020 10:07 am

FRTA Partners with Altorfer Rents in Derecho Relief On August 10th, 2020 a derecho storm slashed through the state of Iowa, also impacting parts of Illinois and Indiana. This storm destroyed farmland across the midwest, knocked down homes and businesses, and left mass devastation. Thankfully, the First Response Team of America showed up in full […]


CAT Expo Live “Virtual Trade Show”- Tune in TODAY at 3PM!

Posted on: September 16, 2020 10:31 am

No travel? No problem. The Cat® trade show experience is coming to you TODAY from 3pm-6pm. Chat with experts, get a 3D look at what’s new, tune in to demos and lots more…all online and all free! REGISTER for Cat Expo Live now! • Live chat with 100+ Caterpillar experts • Visit virtual product, service […]



Posted on: September 3, 2020 10:12 am

Farm Progress is going virtual in 2020! Come September 15 – 17, Farm Progress Virtual Experience brings together the best of Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days into one powerhouse virtual experience. You don’t want to miss this! Register today to save your spot. Register Now To Attend! For more information on the 2020 […]


SITECH Midway Established to Serve Regional Civil Construction Contractors

Posted on: July 27, 2020 1:43 pm

We are excited to announce the creation of SITECH Midway, LLC, an Altorfer entity that represents Trimble and Caterpillar machine control systems for your entire fleet of heavy equipment, along with Trimble’s complete portfolio of Connected Site solutions—Site Positioning Systems, Construction Asset Management Services, software and powerful wireless and internet-based infrastructures. Please read the press […]



Posted on: June 9, 2020 2:58 pm

Spelled out in the updated ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards, as well as the OSHA and OHS requirements, fall protection on mobile elevating work platform (MEWPs) is required in the United States and Canada. A $132,598 fine for a willful violation from OSHA should be enough to make most jobsites pay attention to these […]


Altorfer Rents Announces New Naperville, Illinois Location

Posted on: May 18, 2020 7:49 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 15, 2020 Altorfer Rents Announces New Naperville, Illinois Location (May 15, 2020) – Altorfer Rents, The Cat Rental Store, is excited to announce that a new location is under renovation in Naperville, IL. This new location will replace the existing rental store in Elmhurst, IL and will expand Altorfer’s ability to […]



Posted on: April 14, 2020 11:40 am

RECEIVE 0% FOR 60 MONTHS Get 0% financing for 60 months. Zero down. Zero hassle. Receive a CAT® Customer Value Agreement** (CVA) with your machine purchase and add the option to skip 3 payments. But that’s not all! Get 0% financing for 24 months on new machine attachments. FINANCE FLYER   EASY TO OWN. READY […]


Cat Digital Tools for Landscaping, Snow Removal & Topsoil | Beverly Companies

Posted on: April 9, 2020 7:54 am

BEVERLY COMPANIES CUSTOMER TESTIMONIAL  Beverly Companies of Chicago, Illinois uses Cat Digital Tools, such as, for fleet management to help reduce the cost of downtime, maximize utilization and boost uptime. Check out the video testimonial below to learn more about how Beverly digitally manages their landscaping, snow removal, and topsoil business. 


FINDING A WAY: U.S. Gypsum Mine | Sperry, Iowa

Posted on: March 20, 2020 8:05 am

The U.S. Gypsum mine in Sperry, Iowa, is more than 620 feet underground and accessible only via shaft, which makes getting equipment in the mine a difficult challenge. When it was time for a new Cat® R1600H loader, U.S. Gypsum turned to local Cat dealer Altorfer, a long-time partner of its surface operation. Once the […]


COVID-19 Update

Posted on: March 16, 2020 11:43 am

ALTORFER CAT WLL REMAIN OPEN FOR BUSINESS   Posted Tuesday, March 31. Caterpillar Inc. has released a statement in regards to COVID-19. Click here to view their response. ——————————————————— Posted Monday, March 24. To our Altorfer customers: Thank you for your continued efforts to contain COVID-19. Altorfer leadership is continuing to monitor the spread of […]


Small Excavator Special Financing

Posted on: March 6, 2020 9:50 am

NATIONAL FINANCE OFFER Take advantage of our small excavator special finance offer! Receive an interest rate of 0.99% on a 36 month term. Call your Altorfer Cat machine sales representative for more information. FINANCE FLYER ELIGIBLE MACHINES The following small excavators qualify for the finance offer: 311F, 313F, 313F GC, 313, 313 GC, 315F, 315, 315 […]


The Great Payback

Posted on: March 6, 2020 9:48 am

NATIONAL FINANCE OFFER Take advantage of our Global Construction & Infrastructure (GCI) machine finance offers. Take down your costs and the competition by choosing one of our two great options: 1.99% for 48 months financing + CVA  -OR-  Fuel Credit + CVA. This offer is valid January 1, 2020- September 30, 2020. FINANCE FLYER ELIGIBLE […]


WATCH NOW: Build Your Career with Altorfer Cat

Posted on: January 8, 2020 3:47 pm

MAKE A CAREER OUT OF DOING WHAT YOU LOVE Watch the video below to learn more about how our technicians started their careers at Altorfer through the THINKBIG program. If you’re intrigued by the prospect of repairing, buying and selling state-of-the-art equipment, this is your chance to earn money while learning to be a service […]


Trench Protection Training- RSVP Today!

Posted on: December 10, 2019 11:17 am

EARN YOUR COMPETENT PERSON CERTIFICATION Are you interested in earning your Competent Person Certification? Join Altorfer Rents at Cat Edwards Demo and Training Center on Wednesday, February 5. RSVP today for Trench Training taught by OSHA Outreach Certified Instructor, Steve Winter. WHEN: Wednesday, February 5 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Cat Edwards Demo […]



Posted on: December 2, 2019 4:22 pm

ZERO EMISSIONS. ZERO WORRIES. Altorfer Rents is your one-stop shop for all your rental equipment needs. You can rent by the day, week, or month. Going to need it awhile? All of our rental fleet is available for sale, and we even do rent-to-own! Increase your productivity with Altorfer Rents’ full line of battery powered, […]