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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....


Patten Cat Names Stahl as Newest Sales Team Member

Patten Cat recently announced the promotion of Andrew “Drew” Stahl as the company's newest machine sales representative covering both Lake and McHenry counties in Illinois. In his new role, Stahl is responsible for the entire Caterpillar construction equipment line....


Patten Cat Joins Metso North American Distributor Network

Metso is pleased to welcome Illinois-based Patten Cat to its North American distributor network. Patten Cat will offer Metso's mobile and stationary crushing and screening products for rent and purchase, with locations in Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana....


Patten Cat Names Machine Sales Representative

Patten Cat recently announced the promotion of Brent Annen as the company's newest machine sales representative covering both Kane and DeKalb counties in Illinois. In his new role, which he assumed Aug....


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....


Patten CAT Celebrates Opening Its Wauconda, Ill., Branch

Patten CAT, Caterpillar's authorized dealer in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, held a grand opening featuring a ribbon cutting and open house of a new facility in Wauconda, Ill. The facility, located at 700 Patten Drive in Wauconda is situated on just under 11 acres....


IED Installs Officers at 47th Annual Christmas Reception

2013 IED President Robert Sloan passed the baton to new President Tom Novak of Martin Implement, Vice President Tom Smith of National Lift Truck and Treasurer Adam Tschetter of Patten Industries Inc. during IED’s 47th Annual IED Christmas Reception and Installation of Officers....


Patten CAT Provides Curran With Training Course

On April 2, Patten CAT Certified Operator Trainer Don Styx stopped by Curran Contracting Company of Crystal Lake, Ill., to give the crew a “refresher” course on skid steer loader and double drum asphalt vibratory roller operating, just in time for the start of construction season....


Patten?Industries Inc. Hosts Trip to Caterpillar Headquarters

Patten Industries Inc. hosted a trip to the Caterpillar Headquarters in Aurora and Peoria, Ill., Feb. 2 and 3 for sales representatives and loyal customers. In addition to a tour of the Cat facilities in Aurora, attendees were invited to tour the facilities in Peoria where they visited the Morton parts warehouse and Met lab and the track type tractor assembly and test facility....


Patten Caterpillar Appointed MB Crusher Dealer

Patten CAT, of Elmhurst, Ill., was appointed as an authorized MB America Dealership. Patten will be a stocking dealer, making MB crushing and screening attachments available at all of its branches. Len Scala, Patten Industries equipment sales operations administrator, first discovered the MB attachments in the summer of 2011, while researching another project....






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