Equipment Rental


When it comes to locating a reliable source for renting construction equipment, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more comprehensive and trustworthy rental supplier than your Altorfer Cat Rental Store. At Altorfer Rents, you receive a superior rental experience because we take on a can-do attitude to find you the most efficient rental solution with the largest and most comprehensive construction equipment rental fleet in eastern Iowa, northeast Missouri, central and northern Illinois, Chicago, and northwestern Indiana. Equipment rental service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 365 days a year.

Whether you need to rent a mini-excavator or 380-ton mining truck, a diesel power generator or other equipment for a special application, Altorfer Cat is your one-stop resource for power and construction equipment rental. When your job demands a trusted source for heavy equipment rentals – you can count on Altorfer Cat for the best equipment, service and rental terms.

CAT Rental Store


A Cat equipment rental from Altorfer can be the perfect short-term solution for your heavy construction equipment needs. You get the machine you need to complete that special project or perform a unique application without the expense of investing in new equipment.

Learn more about the Rental with Purchase Option (RPO) offered at Altorfer CAT that combines the flexibility and convenience of a rental transaction with the ability to acquire the equipment at any time.


When you choose Altorfer Cat, you get access to quality equipment capable of standing up to the harshest work environments. The Cat Rental Store offers a variety of machinery and supplies that no other rental supplier can touch:

  • Compact Construction Equipment (CCE): From skid steers and wheel loaders to dozers and backhoes, we have the CCE rentals you need to maximize your work site’s performance and deliver a product your client will love.
  • Heavy construction equipment rentals: Our fleet of heavy construction equipment rentals includes more than 400 machines, including Cat excavators and more.
  • Compaction equipment rentals: Prepare surfaces with reliable and durable compaction equipment rentals that include compactors, ride-on rollers, rammers and more.
  • Lift rentals: Use our lift rentals, which include scissor, personnel and material lifts, to work in narrow areas and up, around and over objects.
  • Power systems rentals: Our extensive inventory of chillers, temperature control equipment and diesel power generators will keep your workplace productive through planned and unplanned outages.
  • Power and light power rentals: Keep your workplace active after dark with our stock of light power rentals that act as a reliable light source throughout the night or in dark workspaces.
  • Work tools and attachment rentals: We have more than 25 types of work tools and attachments on hand for use with skid steers, backhoes and mini-excavators.
  • Air equipment rentals: Bring our portable air compressors or pneumatic tools to your job site to tackle the toughest jobs with ease.

Whether you work in material handling, farming or road repairs, we have the most extensive inventory of rental construction equipment.

Altorfer Rents Product Line Brochure


As a certified Cat® dealer we carry an extensive lineup of hydraulic excavators, dozers, skid steers, backhoes, wheel loaders and other Cat rental equipment. With a full fleet of equipment and fifteen storefronts, we are fully prepared to serve all your equipment rental needs.

Cat Rental Store offers a full line of Caterpillar rentals and other brand-name equipment. Cat certified technicians make sure every piece of equipment we rent is ready to work when you are. Altorfer Cat experienced rental specialists will match your job specs precisely with the machines, work tools and power products you need to get the job done.


The lifeblood of your business is reliable electric power. Cat® Rental Power ensures that you’ll never be without it. Connect a unit to your building, take one to a remote location or even connect multiple units in parallel. Get the power you need for any purpose, including:

  • Rebuilding after a natural disaster
  • Powering construction of a new building or addition
  • Powering maintenance machinery during a plant shutdown
  • Providing temporary standby power during system testing
  • Carrying seasonal peak loads to reduce utility bills
  • Temperature control for tent events and other special entertainment events

Find Your Nearest Equipment Rental Location or contact our knowledgeable representatives for assistance in finding the rental construction equipment you need and register an account with The Cat Rental Store today.

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