History of Hugg & Hall

Company History
1956

Formed

Hugg & Hall Equipment Company was originally formed in Arkansas in 1956 as Lift Truck Sales & Service Corporation. The Company was a distributor for Clark Equipment Co., a manufacturer of industrial forklifts.

1960

Name Changed

clark lift unveiling

In 1960, the company changed it’s name to Clarklift of Arkansas.

1970

Charles Hugg Purchase

ClarkLift employees

Charles Hugg purchased the company in 1970, operating from two locations: Little Rock and Fort Smith. A company that started with only 22 employees has grown to become one of the largest in the South, operating out of thirteen locations with over 500 employees.

1990

John Hugg & Robert Hall

In July of 1990, John Hugg and Robert Hall bought Clarklift of Arkansas from Charles.

1995

Clarklift

Hugg&Hall Logo

In May of 1995, Clarklift acquired the stock of Hugg Equipment Company and began doing business as Hugg & Hall Equipment Company.

2011

Arkla Taylor

In May of 2011, Hugg & Hall purchased Arkla Taylor, a dealer for Taylor Machine Works in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.

2012

Westquip

In December of 2012, Hugg & Hall purchased Westquip, a dealer for Toyota Material Handling in central Oklahoma. Hugg & Hall Equipment Company is now one of the leading construction and industrial equipment provider in Arkansas, and Oklahoma. We distribute Toyota, Taylor, Crown, Bobcat, Doosan, Genie, JLG, Tennant, Columbia, and..Read More

2016

RPM Services and Rental

Hugg & Hall locations

In July of 2016 Hugg & Hall acquired RPM Services and Rental, headquartered in Houma, Louisiana with 2 other locations in Broussard, and Baton Rouge, LA. With this purchase Hugg & Hall grown to 13 locations across Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. The majority of its revenue was derived from the region’s..Read More