24 Hour
Emergency Service Available

It’s all about Uptime!

Keeping our customers equipment up & running is our #1 priority. Black Equipment has 9 full service facilities with more than 100 service technicians all focused on keeping our customers equipment up & in service.

Who is Black Equipment?

Black Equipment opened in 1956 & offers a wide variety of equipment for sale & for rent. We sell, service, & rent forklifts, construction equipment, aerial equipment, sweepers/scrubbers, personnel carriers, industrial batteries & chargers, as well as other specialized material handling equipment & warehouse supplies. We offer both new & used equipment from quality manufacturers including Yale, JCB, Genie, JLG, Cushman, Advance & more. Black Equipment also stocks & sells replacement parts for all makes & models of material handling & construction equipment. Black Equipment Co. services Southern Indiana, Southern Illinois & Western Kentucky with locations in Evansville, IN; Jasper, IN; Paducah, KY; Hopkinsville, KY & Mt. Vernon, IL. Black Equipment Co. South services Western Tennessee, Eastern Arkansas & Northern Mississippi with locations in Memphis, TN: Jackson TN; Jonesboro, AR. our newest location in Tupelo, MS.

Why Black Equipment?

• Service response

• Fleet management and analysis

• Application surveys to recommend solutions to your equipment problems

• Used Equipment reconditioning

• On-Shelf parts availability

• Short-Term Rental Equipment availability for short term needs and unforeseen situations

• Training – Customer operators and Technician

• Battery and Charger Services

• Tire Application Analysis to maximize tire life

• Telemetry – Gaining remote access to your equipment for real time data

Press Release:



Though popular movie and music awards have come and gone, this awards season is not quite over. Yale Materials Handling Corporation announces the recipients of its 23rd annual Dealer of Excellence Award, recognizing top performing dealers that have exhibited focused leadership and continuous commitment to customers.

“Our entrepreneurial independent dealer network provides a tremendous competitive advantage, offering the expert knowledge and support to drive customer satisfaction and attract new business,” says Bob Sattler, Vice President of Dealer Business Development. “The Dealer of Excellence Award signifies an exceptional commitment to provide quality service, exceed customer expectations and stand out in an increasingly competitive industry.”

Since 1994, the Dealer of Excellence Program has served as a blueprint for successful Yale® dealers. Recognized dealers must meet a set of constantly updated performance criteria that set rigorous benchmarks to ensure alignment with evolving customer expectations and industry demands.