Triad Machinery is your Forestry, Crane, and Construction Equipment (Excavator) leader in the Pacific Northwest with sales, rentals, service, and parts throughout Oregon, Washington and into Idaho and Montana.
Triad Machinery is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, and being your dealer of choice. We are dedicated to long-term relationships with both customers and employees. We pride ourselves as a full-service dealership, including sales, rentals, over the counter parts sales, service parts sales, shop service, and field service. Each of our six branches offers new and used equipment, equipment rentals, parts, and service. We have continued to adapt and serve our customer’s needs since our inception in 1992. If you work in the forestry or heavy construction industries, Triad Machinery has you covered.
We Stay Customer Focused, Communicate Effectively, and Build Accountability.
- 1912: Howard-Cooper Corporation “HCC” was founded by W.G. Howard and D.I. Cooper as a manufacturer of horse-drawn construction equipment.
- 1957: Howard-Cooper evolves into a multi-line heavy construction distributor serving the construction, logging, and mining industries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Product lines included Dresser International-Hough, Galion, Wabco, FMC Link-Belt, FMC Woodlands, Moxy, Timberjack, and Orenstein and Koppel.
- 1983: Howard-Cooper creates a government sales division focusing on governmental sales contracts.
- 1987: Subsidiary called Precision Engine Specialists is formed specializing in repair of heavy diesel and gas engines.
- 1991: Through financial restructuring, Link-Belt Construction Equipment Company founded LBCE NW.
- 1992: Mike Hildebrandt founded Triad Machinery, which was a partnership between Mike Hildebrandt and LBCE, operating 4 locations in the Northwest (Portland, Eugene, Seattle, Spokane).
- 1998: LBX was spun off from LBCE to market & sell excavators. Triad remains LBX distributor.
- 2001: Purchased by Link Belt Construction Equipment Company becoming a wholly owned subsidiary.
- 2006: Triad opened a new branch in Prineville, Oregon
- 2008: Triad becomes Tigercat Industries distributor for the Pacific Northwest.
- 2017: Triad Machinery celebrates 25 years.
- 2018: Triad opened a new branch in Mt. Vernon, Washington
Triad Associations / Organizations / Sponsorships
4-H – Lane, Coos, Linn, Benton, Deschutes, and Crook Counties
4-H Northwest Junior Livestock Show
AGC of Oregon
AGC of Washington
ALC (Associated Logging Contractors)
AOL (Association of Oregon Loggers)
Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound
Buckley Logging Show
Children’s Miracle Network
Coburg Charter School Construction & Utilities Career Days
Cut Down Cancer
Deming Logging Show
Desserts for Dreams
Don & Helen Murphy Memorial Golf Tournament
Elk’s Lodge #1950
Eugene Emerald Baseball
Hornet Lacrosse Booster Club
Idaho Forest Product Commission
ILC – Intermountain Logging Conference
Inland Northwest AGC
Lane Community College Diesel Program
Log A Load for Kids
Northwest College of Construction
Northwest Crane Owner’s Association
Northwest Shoring Invitational
NUCA of Washington (non-member, attend meetings)
NWUCA (NW Underground Contractors Association)
OLC – Olympic Logging Conference
Oregon Logging Conference
Oregon Women In Timber
Orofino Days Celebration
Orofino High School
Pacific Forest Foundation
PLC – Pacific Logging Congress
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA)
St. Marie’s Fireworks Extravaganza
SWCA (Southwest WA Contractors Association)
Toledo Logging Festival
Triad Bowling Team
Washington Logging Safety Conference
WCLA – Washington Contract Loggers
WOSSA – Washington On Site Septic Association (non member, attend conference and meetings)