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Altorfer Cat

Altorfer Cat is a Caterpillar dealer with locations in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri. The company was founded in 1957 by Edward J. Altorfer, who had previously worked in his family's washing machine business called AltorferBrothers Company in East Peoria. In addition to Caterpillar, Altorfer Cat carries Taylor and Mitsubishi forklifts, JLG telehandlers, Lexion combines, Challenger tractors, AGCO application equipmentand Trail King trailers.



Altorfer Holdings Inc. Acquires Patten Industries, Inc.

Altorfer Holdings Inc. announced 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....


RECO Buys First Two Gen10 Haulers in North America

RECO Equipment has become Terex Trucks' first dealer in North America to buy not one but two Generation 10 TA300 articulated haulers. The momentous sale, which took place in just under two minutes before ConExpo-Con/AGG, also saw the leading heavy equipment distributor purchase four 30.9-ton (28 t) capacity Generation 9 TA300s....


Altorfer Cat to Sell Full Line of Thunder Creek Equipment Construction Products

Altorfer Inc. and Thunder Creek Equipment have reached an agreement that will make the heavy equipment dealer an official provider of Thunder Creek's products for the construction industry in central Illinois, eastern Iowa and northeast Missouri....


IronPlanet to Leverage Innovative Technologies and Real-time Mobile Capabilities for On-site Events

IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for selling and buying used equipment and other durable assets, today announced details and new technology innovations for its upcoming Florida Cat Auction Services Unreserved Public Auction....


Altorfer's Demo Day Keeps Its Customers in the Loop

Altorfer Inc. hosted its 2016 Technology Demo Day at its Hannibal, Mo., location on June 9. The company welcomed more than 120 attendees to learn about the latest technologies across multiple Caterpillar products....


Altorfer Inc. Hosts Open House to Celebrate New Location

Altorfer Inc. held an open house on May 25 to celebrate the opening of its new location in Springfield, Ill. Approximately 270 customers were in attendance for the event, which featured facility tours, equipment demos, door prizes and dinner from Nelson's Catering....


Altorfer Announces Machine Sales Representative for Northeast Missouri

Altorfer Inc. announced Brett Peters as machine sales representative of Altorfer's construction division in northeast Missouri. Peters will represent the full Caterpillar product line of Altorfer in Schuyler, Scotland, Clark, Adair, Knox, Lewis, Macon, Shelby, Marion, Monroe, Ralls and Pike counties....


Altorfer Inc. Names Marty Hart as Rental Division VP

Altorfer Inc. announced that Marty Hart has been elected as vice president of the rental division. Hart joined Altorfer in 2007 as store manager of the Cedar Rapids rental location, and most recently held the position of western region (Iowa) sales and operations manager within the rental division....


Altorfer Announces New Product Support Sales Representatives for Southeast Iowa Territory

Altorfer Inc. announced that Josh Zaruba and Jason Kohl have accepted new roles as product support sales representatives in Altorfer’s southeast Iowa territory. Zaruba will support Altorfer’s construction customers in Delaware, Dubuque, Linn, Jones, Johnson and Cedar counties, and Kohl will cover Black Hawk, Buchanan, Tama, Benton, Poweshiek and Iowa counties....


Altorfer Hires Chase Antonini as Machine Sales Representative in Central Illinois

Altorfer Inc. announced that Chase Antonini has accepted a new role as machine sales representative of Altorfer’s construction division in central Illinois. Antonini will serve customers and represent the full Caterpillar product line for Altorfer in Logan, Mason, Menard, Tazewell and Woodford counties....






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