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, […]


RED HOT BUYS with Altorfer Rents

Posted on: October 15, 2019 8:30 am

ALTORFER RENTS RED HOT BUYS Check in weekly to see Altorfer Rents ever changing Red Hot Buys of the season! SIGN UP FOR EXCLUSIVE TEXT MESSAGES Be the first to know when a new Red Hot Buys listing drops by signing up for our exclusive text messages. You’ll receive our Red Hot Buys 24 hours […]


Advanced Display

Posted on: September 19, 2019 2:26 pm

Quick Tip Video: Advanced Display Setting Since its beginnings in 1925, Caterpillar® has been a name synonymous with comfort, convenience and innovation. Whether you work in construction, agriculture, forestry, landscaping, mining or a similar industry, you know your Cat® equipment has the tools necessary to get your specific job done to your specifications. One of […]


In-Cab Display Basics

Posted on: September 2, 2019 1:46 pm

Quick Tip Video: In-Cab Display Basics As someone using heavy equipment for your worksite requirements, the last thing you want to do is spend time fumbling with your machine’s display to find the settings you need when your eyes are supposed to be trained on the road. Unfortunately, this type of distracted driving is all […]


Equipment Pre-Start Checklist

Posted on: August 19, 2019 11:01 am

Quick Tip Video: Pre-Start Checklist At the beginning of the workday, it can be easy to step into the machines and get to work. But adding routine pre-start checks to your daily schedule gives a huge advantage to your work and business. This video outlines the ways you can ensure your Cat® mini hydraulic excavator is […]


Special Offer 5,000 lb Forklift for $495 Week Rental

Posted on: August 13, 2019 10:47 am

DISCOVER THE POWER OF CAT FORKLIFTS No matter the job, Altorfer Rents has all your material handling needs covered. Our line of forklifts range from 3,000 lb to 36,000 lb load capacity, and our dedicated service and staff give you peace-of-mind knowing that we have your back. Check out our models and lift capacities in […]



Posted on: August 6, 2019 2:26 pm

COMMUNICATION FOR THE MODERN WORLD You asked and we listened. When you entrust us with your equipment repair needs, we want you to have faster and more efficient communication. Thanks to our new complimentary customer communication software, we’ve done that and more. Now, we can send brief status updates, share photos and videos, inspection results, […]