Cat Excavators For Rent

Limited equipment budgets make getting the most out of every dollar a top priority for Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana construction business of all types and sizes. A hydraulic excavator equipment rental is an excellent way to get the top-quality machine you need without the long-term financial investment.

Altorfer Cat Rental Store makes the hydraulic excavator equipment rental process easy — and affordable. We offer an extensive selection of durable mini, small, medium and large excavating machines from Caterpillar®, the worldwide heavy equipment leader.

Rent by the Day, Week or Month

Regardless of how long you need a machine, Altorfer Cat Rental Store has the right option for your needs. All of our hydraulic excavator equipment rental units are well-maintained, late-model, low-hour machines that are there whenever you need them. Our friendly and knowledgeable rental specialists have the expertise to help you make the most appropriate match between machine and application. We also have a large inventory of work tools for rent to improve the machine’s versatility for use in multiple applications if needed.

How Can a Hydraulic Excavator Equipment Rental Benefit Your Business?

Have you ever stopped to think about how much you spend on machine maintenance? A hydraulic excavator equipment rental from Altorfer Cat Rental Store includes complete machine maintenance at no additional cost to you. We even provide emergency field service at no additional charge should you ever need it, during normal business hours.

In a time when maximizing your buying power is critical to the long-term success of your business, it’s also good to know a rental won’t show as another liability on your balance sheet. The ability to match the machine with the specific short-term task at hand also enables you to get the job done more efficiently, which can ultimately improve your business’s bottom line.

We Also Give You the Option to Buy

If getting a hydraulic excavator on a rent-to-own basis makes sense for your business, Altorfer Cat Rental Store can accommodate you. Our Rental Purchase Options allow you to try out your machine before making a long-term financial commitment. The wide variety of financing options makes acquiring a machine even more affordable, regardless of your budget limitations.

Renting From Altorfer Cat is Convenient

A fast and easy way to find the hydraulic excavator equipment rental you’re looking for is to visit our online rental store, which gives you convenient access to the more than 500 machines that comprise our rental fleet. You can even browse our inventory using your mobile device. Our rental specialists are always happy to provide the personal assistance you need by telephone if you prefer.

Mini Excavator Rental

Your toughest jobs require even tougher solutions, which is why Altorfer Cat offers powerful Cat® excavators for rent throughout Eastern Iowa and Central Illinois. Our outstanding selection of Cat® Mini Excavators helps ensure you can work more efficiently and most cost-effectively at your jobsite. At Altorfer Cat we rent the compact Cat 300.9, a mini excavator so sleek it can fit through doorways, to mini excavators with dig depths to 13’7”. We provide a wide range of machine work tool attachments (i.e., buckets, augers, and hammers, etc.) perfectly matched to the mini excavator you rent and for your specific application.

Cat mini excavators are lightweight and compact, but they are ruggedly durable — the perfect combination for hard-to-maneuver jobsites. These versatile rentals offer many benefits for nearly any task, including:

  • Enhanced ability to maneuver through tight spaces and small jobsites
  • Exceptional precision that is well-suited for challenging assignments
  • Compatibility with an extensive array of mini excavator work tools, which are available to rent with your machine
  • Easy transportation to your headquarters and between job sites
  • Lightweight frame that causes little damage to the surrounding land and property
  • Increased comfort with climate-controlled options and air suspension seating
  • Convenient available features like backup cameras, LED screens and easy-to-use consoles
  • Durable frames that can withstand rugged wear and tear

Need help finding the right excavator or work tools for your project? Just give us a call. We'll be happy to find the best solution for your needs from our selection so that you can complete your jobs successfully.

Why Choose a Cat Mini Excavator Rental?

Powerful Cat hydraulic mini excavators are comfortable and easy to operate. The cabs have excellent visibility and plenty of legroom so operators can work safer and be more productive all shift long. Pound for pound they’re just built smarter – they’re built better. When you rent a Cat mini excavator, you are gaining more control over your jobsite.

Where Can I Rent a Mini Excavator?

Altorfer Cat offers excavator rental services across a tri-state area. Visit or call the location nearest you to find the perfect fit for your excavating needs. Our rental sites include:

Helpful, knowledgable staff is available at every location to serve you and answer any questions you might have, so you can be fully confident your rental from Altorfer Cat will meet or exceed your expectations.

Why  Rent an Excavator From Altorfer Cat?

Our dedicated staff is 100% committed to the success of your business. For over 80 years we’ve been helping our clients throughout Chicago, Northern IL and IN, with their most ambitious excavation needs. Need to rent a mini excavator? Contact Altorfer Cat today.