Able Equipment buys GAR Equipment

Marcia Doyle
Updated Mar 2, 2021

Ssv75 Tx20 Kub 071 Mw1 Rgb[1]Able Equipment Rental, Deer Park, New York, has bought the equipment assets and service operations of GAR Equipment, South Plainfield, New Jersey. Able will retain the current GAR staff.

“For more than 40 years, GAR dependably served the needs of contractors, sub-contractors and industrial firms in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania,” says Steve Laganas, Able’s CEO. “They offered a wide range of aerial products with a strong emphasis on impeccable service.”

The purchase will “allow us to continue to serve as a reliable provider of aerial equipment and service for GAR’s current commercial and industrial clients,” says Chris Pera, Able’s COO. “Additionally, we’ll be able to offer a wide range of other machines for rent and for sale to fulfill GAR’s current customer’s specific construction equipment requirements.”

Founded in 1996, Able Equipment Rental is a privately owned construction equipment sales and rental firm with six locations serving the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland markets.  It offers Kubota products along with aerial lifts, material handling products, compressors and generators, heating, traffic-control products, and specialty equipment such as mini-cranes, rotating telehandlers and under-bridge access platforms.