H&E Opens New Orleans Branch | Construction News

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (H&E) has opened a new branch in New Orleans, La. The new location joins eight other full-service H&E operations in Louisiana and 74 branches nationwide. 

The new branch is located at 4202 Almonaster Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70126, phone 504-689-5200, and will focus on equipment rentals, minor repairs, and parts throughout New Orleans and the Mississippi gulf coast areas.  

The newly constructed 18,700-sq.-ft. facility sits on 10 acres, with office space, a parts warehouse, a large yard, and an eight-bay repair shop that includes two 5-ton overhead cranes. The facility can repair a variety of construction equipment.

The branch specializes in cranes, aerial lifts, telescopic forklifts, earthmoving equipment, and general construction equipment manufactured by Gehl, Genie, JCB, JLG, Skyjack, Skytrak, Grove, Manitex, Komatsu, Takeuchi, Yanmar, Wirtgen, Hamm, Vogele, Gomaco, Noram, Trail King, Atlas Copco, Sullair, Multiquip, Okada, Wacker Neuson, Laymor, Broce, Polaris, and others.    

“Our New Orleans branch will partner with our nearby Kenner branch," said Stephen Schuler, New Orleans branch manager. "The New Orleans branch will focus primarily on equipment rentals, minor repairs, and parts, while our existing Kenner branch will continue to emphasize new and used equipment sales, major repairs and parts.” 

Schuler said that the division of responsibility will better serve customers in the area. "In addition, our New Orleans team will better educate customers about our large and extensive fleet of aerial lifts and general construction equipment from top manufacturers," Schuler said. "For decades we have been recognized as a leading provider of earthmoving equipment and cranes. Now customers can benefit from our expanded expertise in aerial lifts and a wide variety of general construction equipment.”