Franklin Equipment has opened a new branch in Nashville, Tenn., giving it branch locations in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Franklin Equipment’s rental fleet includes backhoes, skid-steer and track loaders, compact excavators, scissorlifts, telehandlers, light equipment, wheel loaders and a wide range of attachments, along with handheld equipment and safety gear.

“We are excited to enter the Tennessee area markets and increase our coverage area for our valued regional customers,” said Troy Gabriel, owner of Franklin Equipment. “Our customers will find our fleet to be the newest equipment available from our equipment suppliers.”

Franklin Equipment has been renting and selling equipment, offering parts and servicing equipment since 2008. The company was founded in early 2008 by four partners – Gary Gabriel, Troy Gabriel, Tom Richardson and Tony Repeta. The fleet includes construction and agricultural equipment from New Holland, road building and construction equipment from Wacker Neuson, aerial lifts from Skyjack, power tools from Chicago Pneumatic and more.

The company is headquartered in Groveport, Ohio.