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May Employee Spotlight: Mark Riendeau

Meet Mark Riendeau!

Mark is a Rental Sales Manager stationed at our El Dorado, Arkansas location! Mark works with the Rental Team to deliver top-quality equipment to our customers while providing around-the-clock support on all rental reservationsAlthough he is new to the Hugg & Hall team he has already made a huge impact on rental sales, specifically in our North Louisiana region! Rental Managers like Mark are always meeting new customers, Mark expressed “interacting with different people from different backgrounds is my favorite thing about my job. Everyone has a story, I love hearing new & interesting ones!”  

Mark was born and raised in San Diego, California but is proud call Alexandria, Louisiana his home that he shares with his wife Emily and six-month-old daughter Mailey! Mark is a huge baseball fan and quite the athlete himself; Many do not know that he played College Baseball at Louisiana College in Pineville! Although he has a long sports background, he mentions, “If I could learn anything in life it would be how to hit a golf ball straight!” 😂 

Hugg & Hall appreciates the work Mark Riendeau has contributed in his short time here and hopes both customers and employees alike help us give him a warm welcome aboard! 

To start your own Hugg & Hall Story, visit our hiring website.

Why You Should Buy Parts Made by the Original Equipment Manufacturer

Why You Should Buy Parts Made by the Original Equipment Manufacturer

Buying Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts is one of the best ways to keep your equipment running properly. While the price might be higher, there’s a reason for it. Here are a few things you should always consider when buying parts. 

Original Equipment Manufacturer Parts are tested and certified

OEM parts are authenticated and dependable. Using cheaper, off-brand alternatives is always a gamble: they’re not tested, re-tested, and certified like OEM parts. They can’t provide the same reliability. 

When you’re in a pinch and don’t have time or capital to roll the dice on an off-brand part, OEM parts can give you the assurance you need. It’s hard to put a price tag on stability, especially when you’re juggling other decisions and don’t have time for surprises. 

It’s financially responsible

OEM parts usually cost more, but they provide more value because they usually last longer and function more efficiently. Most OEM parts are guaranteed by the manufacturer and created for a specific machine. You’ll never have to buy two parts because the first doesn’t fit or doesn’t function properly. 

OEM parts give you peace of mind

OEM parts protect your machine’s resell value and safeguard most warranties. Using non-OEMs is a quick way to void your warranty. Purchasing OEMs also gives you access to manufacturer support, advice, and troubleshooting. 

Simply put, OEM parts will provide you the peace of mind and reliability that non-OEM cannot. 

Contact our parts department for more information! 

This post was originally published in August 2019. We updated it for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness in April 2023.