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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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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 […]

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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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AGCO and CLAAS PMI Specials

Posted on: October 23, 2018 2:50 pm

Preventative Maintenance Inspection Have one of our qualified technicians see your AGCO or Claas machine for a PMI. Call 217-935-1153 to schedule your appointment! *Offer valid to accounts in good standing. Estimate valid for 30 days from estimate date. Work must be completed at an Altorfer Ag Products shop or by an Altorfer Ag Products […]

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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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Aerial Equipment Safety Tips

Posted on: September 13, 2018 8:38 am

10 Safety Tips for Operating Aerial Work Platforms on the Jobsite At Altorfer Cat, our number one priority is to provide safe, productive aerial work platforms for our customers. Once the equipment is in the field, operators must follow the prescribed operating practices outlined in our manufacturer’s recommended guidelines to keep the equipment working safely and […]

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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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Take Advantage of our Combine Parts Specials

Posted on: August 6, 2018 7:00 am

Get Ready for this Harvest Season Our Summer Combine Parts Specials are happening now. Save big on everything you need to get ready for this harvest season. Get discounts on the brands you trust from the servicer you rely on. Hurry because these offers don’t last long! Click below to download the whole flyer. Interested? […]

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Altorfer Rents is your one-stop source!

Posted on: July 5, 2018 9:32 am

We sell all the construction supplies you will need! Altorfer Rents is your one-stop source for all of you work site 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! Click on the […]

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Read our latest customer testimonial

Posted on: June 15, 2018 11:06 am

“Altorfer is good about getting out here on short notice when we’re having a problem and helping us work through it.” ~Garrett Prestegard Click here to read the latest customer feature story with the Cedar Rapids Linn County Solid Waste Agency.  

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Sign Up For Cat Rewards

Posted on: June 1, 2018 9:03 am

NOW THE MORE YOU BUY, THE MORE YOU GET BACK With the new Cat Rewards program, every time you make a qualifying purchase you will receive valuable reward points that can be redeemed for free merchandise from our rewards catalog, where you’ll find thousands of available items. And it’s easy to get started – just visit the Cat […]

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Altorfer Holdings Inc. Acquires Patten Industries, Inc.

Posted on: May 9, 2018 7:53 pm

Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 9, 2018) – Altorfer Holdings Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired Patten Industries, Inc., the Caterpillar® dealer in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. The acquisition expands the Caterpillar® service territory currently managed by the Altorfer family. The Altorfer family also operates and manages Altorfer Inc., the Caterpillar® dealer […]

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