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About Loftin Equipment Co.

We believe in power as a certainty in an uncertain world. Loftin Equipment provides engine and generator solutions for life’s power needs. Our team has an uncompromising customer focus. You’ll find we have a dedication to excellence from our internal processes to serving our customers in the field. Our team is comprised of passionate people who deliver; we focus on providing only premium quality products and we approach our business with a long term outlook by reinvesting for what lies ahead.


Offering quality brands like KOHLER®, Kubota®, and Scania®, we provide solutions for construction companies, rental yards, OEM’s, lawn and turf equipment dealers, home owners, and many other businesses. From commercial generators to portable power generators, industrial generators and residential generators, Loftin technicians are experts at diagnosing, servicing, and maintaining the most advanced power systems available on the market.

LoftinEquipment is a family owned business that started in Phoenix, AZ and has grown throughout the southwest region. Our headquarters are located in Phoenix, AZ, and we have multiple branches offering service, sales, rentals, and parts in:


  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Houston, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Dallas, TX


We have a network of remote technicians and dealers that allows us to provide service and support throughout the states of Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah. When you become a Loftin customer, you are not just a number to us. You are the reason we’re in business. That’s why we view each business transaction as an opportunity to build confidence, trust, and relationships.

Our History


On Dec. 21, 1976, Mark Loftin purchased Nelson Electric, the KOHLER® Power Systems distributor for Arizona. With continued growth throughout the ’70s and early ’80s, Loftin Equipment Co. expanded its territory to serve Southern Nevada for KOHLER Power Systems in 1985.


In 1990, Loftin Equipment Co. was awarded the KOHLER engine line for Arizona and Southern Nevada. Throughout the ’90s, Loftin’s engine sales and service business continued to grow, and in 1998, the company was awarded the Kubota® line of diesel engines.


In 2003, KOHLER Power Systems AOR was once again expanded and Loftin was awarded New Mexico. The following year, LEC was awarded South Texas for KOHLER Power Systems.


In 2007, Loftin acquired Bay City Electric Works from Tom Claycomb and secured the KOHLER Power Systems territory for Southern California.


In 2010, the company was awarded the entire state of Texas for Kohler Power and established its north Texas location in Irving. LEC partnered with Scania engines for sales, parts, service, and support throughout AZ, NM, TX, and OK.


In 2013, LEC was awarded additional Kubota territory in south Texas and a great preparation for Tier 4 emissions and regulations.


In 2014, LEC was awarded additional Scania territory in Nevada and Utah.

Our commitment and belief in relationships and support have allowed us to serve diverse markets and expand our customer base. We’ve grown from a single location serving the state of Arizona to 10 locations now serving a territory from California to Texas based on a belief in partnerships and trusting that we will do the right thing.


Since 2007, Loftin Equipment Co. and Bay City Electric Works have been working together to provide power for those who need it, from California to Texas. Even though these are two separate brands, they share many resources for training and quality of products. Each is a qualified KOHLER distributor and together, they bring the same level of customer service and expertise, as well as the top generators and engines available, to customers across the Southwest.



We care about our employees and their growth and know the success of our company is highly based on the success of our employees. If you are looking for a great place to work and learn with the highest level of training available, find out if Loftin has any career opportunities that fit your skills.




Loftin provides accredited, industry-leading training for its employees through the Loftin University training center. Technicians, Sales teams, and Dealer groups of all skill levels get to learn about generator and engine equipment in a classroom and practical lab setting, which results in expert knowledge and hands-on experience. Find out more about our training at Loftin University.