Fargo, N.D.-based RDO Equipment Co. recently acquired B&B Heavy Equipment Sales & Rentals, one of the largest heavy equipment rental suppliers serving southern California and beyond. With this acquisition, 69 B&B employees have joined the organization.
The combination of B&B Equipment Rental and RDO Equipment Co. provides customers with an expanded rental equipment offering through more locations in southern California and Arizona. B&B Equipment Rental will assume the lead role for the rent-to-rent business of the combined entity. Bob Wheelington, B&B Equipment Rental’s president, will provide the day-to-day leadership for the rental operation.
“This venture has brought two successful companies together, and this acquisition helps us increase momentum in the challenging southwest marketplace,” said RDO CEO Christi Offutt. “With B&B Equipment Rental, we benefit from employees joining our team who are dedicated to the area customers, and who are from a similar culture with like values.”
B&B Equipment Rental has locations in San Diego, Riverside and Lakewood, Calif.