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Honnen Equipment Celebrates 55 Years

While the company’s services and operations have expanded, the underlying principles have remained constant


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Celebrating its 55 year milestone, Pete Honnen started Honnen Equipment in 1963 as a John Deere construction equipment dealership with one location carrying three machine models.

In the 55 years since, the company has grown to cover the entire Rocky Mountain region, with 10 locations and now representing John Deere construction and compact equipment, Hitachi construction and compact equipment, the Wirtgen Group line of road building equipment, Manitowoc group cranes including Grove hydraulic cranes and National boom trucks, JLG telehandlers, NPK breakers and more. In addition to sales and rentals, the customer support department provides parts and service to keep businesses up and running. The Commerce City company's proactive approach to machine health focuses on uptime using cutting edge technology for preventive maintenance and remote diagnostics.    

While the company’s services and operations have expanded, the underlying principles have remained constant. Still family-owned, current president, Mark Honnen, leads with integrity. It is their mission to partner with customers to provide superior value through the lowest owning and operating costs while representing world-class products.  

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