About Us

It takes true grit to wake up every morning, dedicated to a higher standard of work.
Where others stop, we continue.

Founded in 1961, H&E is one of the largest equipment rental companies in the nation, providing the higher standard in equipment rentals. With locations across the United States, we’re leveraging our national fleet of equipment with a local approach, working closely with customers to understand their needs and provide them reliability, fair prices, and the support of a first-class service team. We’re an equipment company, run by equipment people. Where others stop, we continue.

  • Over $1 billion in total revenue
  • More than 150 locations nationwide
  • A Best Places to Work award recipient
  • America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies according to Forbes
  • One of the largest and fastest-growing rental companies in the U.S.
  • Ranked #5 of the Top 100 Equipment Rental Companies in the United States by RER
H&E Equipment History

Company History

H&E Equipment Services was established in 1961, when manufacturer's sales representative Tom Engquist and Houston equipment distributor Frank Head recognized a trend of growth along the Mississippi River and decided to take advantage of the increasing opportunities that were developing in the earthmoving and construction equipment business.

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