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Welcome to Runnion Equipment

In 1975, Earle and Dorothy Runnion established Runnion Equipment Company to sell, service and rent truck mounted cranes.

Earle had been in the heavy equipment business for 27 years and combined his company, then named National Construction Equipment Company, with Talbert Equipment Company, a trailer dealer, to create Runnion Equipment Company, now located in Hodgkins, Illinois. The first crane sold by Runnion Equipment Company was a 1963 National Crane boom truck, which also happened to be the second crane manufactured by National. This same crane is now on display at the company and is fully functional.

Today, under the guidance of Patrick Runnion and his management team, the company’s primary market includes Northern Illinois, Northwest Indiana and Southern Wisconsin. A strong nationwide presence is maintained, however, with frequent equipment transactions across North America and occasionally overseas. Don’t be surprised to see the Runnion logo proudly displayed on cranes working in Alaska, Hawaii, the British West Indies or anywhere in between! And if you'd like the Runnion logo embroidered on shirts, jackets, hats, bags and many other items, visit the Runnion Custom Store.

Featured Equipment

National Crane Model 560E

18 ton capacity, single front hydraulic stabilizer for 360 degree stability

News

Lower 2019 Taxes

Save Money on Your 2019 Taxes

Write off new and used equipment with Section 179 Savings.

Fall Crane Seminars

Fall Crane Seminars

2019 Fall Safety Seminar For telescoping and articulating boom trucks and aerial lifts.

    Stellar Cranes

    Runnion Now Offering Stellar Cranes

    Runnion Equipment is now a Stellar Industries dealer offering Mechanic Trucks, Vertical Lift Equipment and Service Bodies

    Used Equipment

    Boom Trucks - Stand Up - Featured

    Boom Truck - Stand Up

    Runnion Equipment Company has used boom trucks for rent in Illinois and Wisconsin.

    Bucket Truck

    Bucket Trucks

    Runnion Equipment Company has used bucket trucks for rent in Illinois and Wisconsin.

    Knuckleboom

    Knucklebooms

    Runnion Equipment Company has used knucklebooms for rent in Illinois and Wisconsin.

    Boom Truck - Tractor Mount

    Boom Truck - Tractor Mount

    Runnion Equipment Company has used tractor mounted boom trucks in Illinois and Wisconsin.

    Bucket Vans - Featured

    Bucket Van

    Runnion Equipment Company has used bucket vans for rent in Illinois and Wisconsin.

    Aerial Work Platform

    Aerial Work Platform

    Runnion Equipment Company has used aerial work platforms in Illinois and Wisconsin.