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Powerful Origins

Since 1936, Power Equipment Company has provided powerful heavy equipment sales and rental solutions for owners and operators in the aggregate, construction, crane, and paving & compaction industries.

Our company’s origin begins in Grand Junction, Colorado, when Dean Gillespie opened the doors to the first Power Equipment Company branch. At the time, Power Equipment Company was the dealership for Allis-Chalmers Construction Equipment Company and White Motor Trucks. Mr. Gillespie was elected as a U.S. Representative from Colorado and served from 1944 to 1947. Following Mr. Gillespie’s death in 1949, an employee named Jack Munroe and two of his associates, Gail Sponsler and Rod St. Clair, acquired Power Equipment Company and continued operations under the same name.

After adding other product lines and a rental fleet, Jack Munroe moved Power Equipment Company to its current location in the North Washington neighborhood of Denver in 1959. After several decades of new product line acquisitions and sustained growth, Power Equipment Company was acquired by ML Holdings Company in 1997. This acquisition provided Power Equipment Company with an infusion of capital and experienced industry management to become the major equipment dealership in the Rocky Mountain region that it is today.

As the need to serve our customers increased, we added additional branch locations in Casper, WY, Albuquerque, NM, Aztec, NM, and Kansas City, MO, in addition our four branches in Colorado. Today, Power Equipment Company has eight branches strategically located throughout the Rocky Mountain region and Midwest that provide a full range of solutions for customers in a wide-range of industries.

We value strong relationships and are committed to delivering the right equipment solutions and support to power your success. Whether you’re in need of equipment, that hard-to-find part, or service to get your machine back online, Power Equipment Company’s experienced and dedicated employees will do what it takes to support our customers.

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Our Promise

To be your loyal and long-standing partner delivering the right solutions and support to power your success.


We strive to consistently exceed our customer’s expectations by:

  • Developing opportunities for our employees while maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Delivering value-added solutions to current and future customers.
  • Producing sustained economic growth to benefit our customers, employees, and stakeholders.


To be a powering force in building the future.


People • Opportunities • Willingness • Energy • Respect

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