Equipment is well maintained and rates are reasonable

  • Ideal machines for street, utility and bridge work
  • Minimal downtime with excellent parts and rental availability
  • Proactive personnel to get you what you need, when you need it

Reliable Equipment

“We rent New Holland mini and mid-size excavators, small rollers, forklifts, trenchers and backhoes from Franklin Equipment. We have had a New Holland E80 excavator running for most of this year without any breakdowns. We’ve had no problems with the skid steers we’ve rented, which we use primarily for street work, cleaning up asphalt, and placing dirt and stone. We have used the mini excavators on pipe jobs, bridgework and putting in utilities, and we use the small rollers for rolling stone and asphalt.

“Every piece of New Holland equipment we’ve rented from Franklin has run very well. New Holland equipment is cost effective, and Franklin Equipment has very reasonable rental rates.”

Dependable Service

“We rent from multiple dealers, but Franklin has stayed at the top of our list, because they have good rental rates, perform quality service work and have good availability. Their overall service has really helped our projects. I work primarily with Tony, and he’s been great. He jumps right in there and gets us what we need. He’s also easy to work with, easy to get a hold of, and when I need something, I know I can count on him to get it to us. Even if they’re out of a part, they’ll make sure to find a way to get it to you quickly.”

Dixon Stratton, Rental Manager

About Shelly & Sands, Inc.

Shelly & Sands, Inc. was founded in 1944 as Mar-Zane Materials, with asphalt plants in Zanesville, OH and Marietta, OH. Today, Shelly & Sands, Inc. is headquartered in Zanesville and specializes in highway repairs and infrastructure for the Ohio Department of Transportation and the states of Indiana and West Virginia. The company’s construction projects have expanded to include concrete and bridgework, paving, pipe jobs, and work on water and sewer lines.

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