Unlike the typical rental supplier, we make it a point to keep serving you long after the initial rental or purchase. A dedicated parts counter and service department ensure you’ll always have the resources to get your equipment back up and running. We even operate a 24/7 emergency service.
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Besides parts and service, we can also provide safety training for operators on various types of equipment.

We have fifteen convenient locations in: Bettendorf, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, and West Burlington, IA, Champaign, Decatur, East Peoria, Elmhurst, Joliet, Oglesby, Rockford, Springfield, and Wauconda, IL, and Hammond, IN.



When it comes to locating a reliable source for renting construction equipment, you need a comprehensive and trustworthy supplier like your Altorfer Cat Rental Store. you receive a superior rental experience because we take on a can-do attitude to find you the rental solution with the largest and most comprehensive construction equipment rental fleet northeast Missouri, central and northern Illinois, Chicago, and northwestern Indiana. Equipment 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 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 – Altorfer Cat for the best equipment, service and rental terms.



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

Learn more about the Rental with Purchase Option (RPO) offered at Altorfer CAT that combines 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 work environments. The Cat Rental Store offers a variety of machinery and supplies that no supplier can touch:

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

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



As a certified Cat® dealer we carry an extensive lineup of hydraulic excavators, dozers, skid steers, wheel loaders and other Cat rental equipment. With a full fleet of equipment and fifteen storefronts, 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 technicians make sure every piece of equipment we rent is ready to work when you are. Altorfer experienced rental specialists will match your job specs precisely with the machines, work tools products you need to get the job done.



The lifeblood of your business is reliable electric power. Cat® Rental Power ensures that you’ll without it. Connect a unit to your building, take one to a remote location or even connect multiple 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 finding the rental construction equipment you need and register an account with The Cat Rental

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