History of Hugg & Hall

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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.

Name Changed

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

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 12 locations with over 500 employees.

John Hugg & Robert Hall

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


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

Arkla Taylor

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


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

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

Scott Equipment Trade

Scott Equipment Trade
Industry leaders Hugg & Hall Equipment Company and Scott Equipment Company, LLC entered into a unique strategic agreement to trade Volvo and Toyota manufacturer territories in Louisiana and Arkansas in order to better align product offerings with each company’s business model and target markets. The agreement was designed to expand..Read More