Hoffman Equipment - 100th Anniversary


Hoffman Equipment has hit a milestone that places it among the elites in American business — the Piscataway, N.J.-based heavy equipment dealer is celebrating a century in business in 2020. Here is their story, from its founding, through its evolution and growth as a premier equipment dealer in the Garden State and beyond those borders. See more about Hoffman.


It was an interesting year, 1920. Woodrow Wilson was president. Prohibition began. The League of Nations was established.

Giles Lambertson – CEG Correspondent



Hoffman's 100th Anniversary

For four generations in the world of business, the name Hoffman has been about moving. Moving freight.

Giles Lambertson – CEG Correspondent


Not to be overlooked in the shadow of the towering Manitowoc cranes and the expansive Volvo lineup are other product lines at Hoffman Equipment.

Giles Lambertson – CEG Correspondent






"Hoffman Equipment is proud to announce that we have been named the Volvo Construction Equipment dealer serving the NY/NJ/PA metro area." The foregoing sentence headlines the Hoffman Equipment website more than a year after the acquisition was finalized, which tells you all you need to know about the importance of the deal to the 100-year-old company.

Giles Lambertson – CEG Correspondent


The relationship of equipment owner and equipment dealer can be vexing. That's because buying or fixing equipment sometimes is tense, with money at stake and a work schedule to maintain.

Giles Lambertson – CEG Correspondent


The international market for American-made heavy construction equipment was particularly strong in the 1980s and '90s and Hoffman Equipment contributed to its strength.

Giles Lambertson – CEG Correspondent




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