Franklin Equipment has opened a new location in Westerville, Ohio, the company’s fifth branch. Franklin offers a large inventory of rental equipment along with retail sales of both new and used construction equipment. The branch will also offer parts and certified technicians to service all equipment brands. Westerville is located in the northeastern suburbs of Columbus, Ohio.

“The Columbus area has been growing quickly and we believe our Franklin Equipment brand of high quality customer service, along with our new rental fleet will benefit this market in many ways,” said Tony Repeta, general manager at Franklin Equipment. “Construction remains strong in the area, which is a good indicator for the demand in equipment purchases and rentals.”

Franklin’s inventory includes backhoes, compact excavators, skid-steer loaders, track loaders, scissorlifts, telehandlers, light equipment, wheel loaders and a wide range of attachments, as well as handheld equipment and safety gear. The Westerville branch will also offer full lines of Wacker Neuson construction equipment, Skyjack aerial work platforms and Chicago Pneumatic equipment.

Onsite service is available 24 hours per day, seven days a week by certified technicians. The new location will be managed by Peter Gallant, who joins Franklin with nine years of rental experience.

Franklin Equipment is headquartered in Groveport, Ohio, and has locations in Dublin, Newcomerstown and now Westerville, Ohio, and another in Indianapolis.