About Peterson - The Cat® Rental Store

Whether you need a water truck or a manlift, our friendly team of rental consultants can find the right product to suit your needs. With nine locations in Oregon to serve your needs, and a dedicated team of delivery trucks at our disposal, renting from us is always easy.


The Peterson Difference | Since 1936

To meet the needs of the modern contractor and now DIY home owners, Peterson the Cat Rental Store offers a unique blend of heavy equipment and specialty tools designed to make any project easier, no matter the scale.

The Cat Rental Store is part of the larger Peterson family of companies, and our unique capabilities as an organization give you access to everything from on-highway trucks to state-of-the-art technology solutions for vertical construction projects.

Peterson itself was founded in 1936 as a one-store operation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since then our territory has grown drastically, but our commitment to keeping customers as our top priority remains to this day.


Your Headquarters for Cat Rental Equipment in Oregon and Southwest Washington

When most people think of heavy equipment, the name "Caterpillar" frequently comes to mind. Since its founding in 1925, Caterpillar has led the way when it comes to quality and innovation. Cat products continue to set the standard for the industry due to their unmatched productivity, relentless performance in the most challenging conditions and excellent fuel savings. They're also user-friendly, enabling your operators to work more efficiently.

As an authorized Cat dealer, we feature an extensive selection of late-model Cat equipment rentals in Oregon and southwest Washington. You'll find a variety of earthmoving machines that are staples at virtually every construction site, like bulldozers, skid steer loaders, backhoes and wheel loaders, as well as compactors, material handling equipment and more. 

We also carry an assortment of attachments to increase the versatility and productivity of your Cat rental equipment. Examples of available work tools include everything from buckets and rakes to hammers and stump grinders. Our team will help you choose a compatible attachment designed for your machine.


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Other High-Quality Equipment Options

At Peterson — The Cat Rental Store, our goal is to fill any equipment need for our customers. We supplement our Cat lineup with products from other leading manufacturers to provide the broadest selection possible. Choose machines from widely recognized producers like Genie, Wacker Neuson, Sullair, Honda, Towmaster and many others. 

No matter which brand you choose, you'll get an expertly maintained product that receives timely maintenance and undergoes a comprehensive inspection process to keep it in ready-to-rent condition. 


Our Service Sets Us Apart

Top-quality equipment is only the beginning when you choose Peterson — The Cat Rental Store. What really makes us different from our competitors is the level of service we provide. If you need us to deliver your rental to your facility or job site, we'll do it quickly and affordably. Do your operators need training? We'll show them how to use the machine or tool safely and efficiently. We'll even take care of all maintenance and service on-site for as long as you use the rental. 

Another benefit of renting from us is access to advanced SITECH construction technology solutions from Trimble. The assortment of GPS systems, engineering software, surveying equipment, lasers and other cutting-edge products enables you to increase accuracy and productivity when using your rentals. 


What Will Renting Do for Your Business?

We'll also provide advice regarding how to maximize the benefits of renting heavy equipment. These include using the advanced technologies of our late-model products, making fast additions to your fleet, avoiding repair and maintenance costs, and freeing up more capital for other areas of your business. You can even use renting to test out one or more products for a few days or longer as part of the buying evaluation process. 


Learn More About Our Equipment Rentals

Feel free to browse our inventory of Cat equipment rentals in Oregon and southwest Washington, along with the rest of our diverse lineup. If you have questions or are ready to rent, give us a call at 503-280-1899 or contact us online to request a fast quote.