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Columbus Equipment Overview

Columbus, OH
51 to 200 employees
1952
Company - Private
Commercial Equipment Repair & Maintenance
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
For over 65 years, Columbus Equipment Company has served Ohio contractors with world-class products and dedicated support. Recognized today as Ohio's Dependable Dealer, the company's commitment to employees and unmatched reputation for product ... Read more

Mission: Columbus Equipment Company is committed to providing our customers with world class products and services at a fair price.

We stand behind every product we sell or rent with trained, professional people who consistently provide our customers with effective ... Read more

Columbus Equipment – Why Work For Us?


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Ohio's Dependable Dealer with 10 locations to serve you.

Columbus Equipment Company is recognized as one of the finest equipment dealerships in the country. We are a supplier of some of the best names in the business. Equipment made for construction, earth-moving, paving, material handling (cranes), and compaction. We are just as proud of our abilities to support these machines with on the shelf parts, rapid response field service, and fleet management programs.

Experience great products, services, and people here at Columbus Equipment Company.

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On April 1st of 1952, Willis "Bill" Early purchased the firm of Carroll & Edwards (the company for which he had been working as a salesman of heavy construction equipment), officially renaming and incorporating his new venture as Columbus Equipment Company. Now, over 65 years later, Columbus Equipment Company is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Bill served as the company's president, founder and leader from 1952 until 1988. He was known throughout the state, across the country and around the world as a legend—a true innovator in the heavy equipment industry.

Bill passed away in 1988, but his strength in sales, marketing and management philosophies continue to guide the company today. Throughout our history, our mission has been to ensure that each customer is given "a fair deal every time." Fair dealing along with the best customer support in the industry has been the backbone to our success.

As Ohio's Dependable Dealer, Columbus Equipment Company is largely owned by Bill Early's family, and also by former and current employees. Columbus Equipment has expanded into ten locations, and continues to be committed to being the best—the best equipment, the best product support, the best customer service and the best overall experience when it comes to purchasing heavy equipment.

We realize that our employees are our most important resource, and that our customers are our most important asset. At Columbus Equipment Company, our customers are our first priority.

We emphasize partnerships with our customers, large or small, and put all our efforts into meeting their needs. This partnership is the ongoing assurance of our mutual success.


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    Great People, Great Industry, Great Benefits. I have worked in this industry for 20+ years and CEC is a wonderful place to work with great family values and ethics.

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    Nothing Major. The typical daily grind but I am usually a happy person leaving this place every day. That is a big deal !!!

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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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