American Equipment, began in 1969 in Ken Zimmerman’s basement. Over the years, we’ve expanded to 17 physical locations with over 155 employees throughout the company. Our in-house crane fabrication, parts, service, and material handling are valued all over the United States today.
Our company has built a reputation for reliability and exceptional customer service. We support our customers and have accumulated various awards throughout the years as American Equipment continues to grow each day. We have everything you need for your next big project, with quality you can count on.
Ken Zimmerman started American Equipment as a small operation in his basement. Later adding a small office offering conveying, packaging, and overhead lifting equipment in Utah and Idaho.
American Equipment moved to a small sales office which later expanded with a repair shop and warehouse.
American Equipment moved to a larger facility with the capabilities to expand sales and service. Additional technicians were employed for servicing overhead cranes and hoists.
In house crane fabrication was added to American Equipment’s list of services. This space also provided the capability to do modernization of customers’ cranes and hoists.
American Equipment added an 11,000 square foot crane fabrication unit to their existing facility. The facility housed two, ten-ton Cranes. A training facility was added to do in house training of technicians and offer crane inspection training for customers.
American Equipment opened eight new branches in Gillette WY, Casper, WY, Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV, Rock Springs, WY, Grand Junction Co, and Denver Co.
American Equipment completed certification and became an ISO 9001:2018 certified company.
Two more bays, totaling 6,500 square feet, were added to the American Equipment facility for fabrication and paint.
An additional fabrication shop was leased to increase our crane building capacity.
American Equipment completed ISO 9001:2015 certification.
Celebrated 50 years in business.
American Equipment, Pacific Crane & Hoist and Allied Crane form the largest independent provider of overhead crane and hoist solutions and services in the Western U.S. partnered with Rotunda Capital Partners. The combined company will operate as American Equipment Holdings with 14 strategic locations throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
We provide parts and service with reliability and support that is unmatched by our competitors. American Equipment has grown a lot since we started out in 1969, but we’ve never waivered in our commitment to our customers. We are proud to be the nation’s top crane supplier.
Today American Equipment employs over 155 industry professionals in 17 locations across the United States. We help you find the equipment that you need to get the job done:
American Equipment is ready to help you complete your next project, contact us to get started today.