Take advantage of the Section 179 tax deductions

Now is the perfect time to buy or convert your rental into equipment you own, and get a sizeable tax deduction.


Section 179 allows businesses to deduct the full cost of qualifying new and used equipment from your 2019 taxes, up to $1,000,000. The ability to take deductions under Section 179 begins to phase out for total equipment purchases in excess of $2,500,000. Equipment must be purchased and placed into service by December 31, 2019.

Section 179 tax credit calculation

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Highway Receives More Awards

Highway Equipment Company has been recognized by several of our partners as a Top Dealer in 2018.

• Hyundai has recognized Highway Equipment as a Top Volume Dealer.
• Sakai named Highway Equipment as the Largest Volume Dealer.
• Bell Trucks recognized Highway Equipment as a Top Market Share Dealer.

Thank you, Hyundai, Sakai, and Bell Trucks for recognizing Highway Equipment. We are proud to represent your products and have strong partnerships with all of you.

Highway Equipment Receives Allied Award

Allied attachments award

February 18, 2019

We are proud to be named Allied’s Top 1 distributor in the country. We have a long standing relationship with Allied and are proud to provide our customers with Allied’s high quality attachments. Thanks for the recognition, Allied Construction Products!

Highway Equipment Receives FUCHS Awards

Fuchs Distinguished Dealer Award

Highway Equipment has been recognized as a Top Fuchs Dealer for 2018. We recently received two awards:

  • 2018 Distinguished Dealer
  • 2018 5 Million Dollar Club

We are proud to bring Fuchs Material Handling equipment to our customers. Thanks for the recognition.

Highway Equipment Receives Kobelco Award


February 12, 2018

Highway Equipment received an award as one of the Top 3 North American Kobelco dealers by volume for 2017, at the Kobelco’s Annual Dealer meeting last week in Greenville, South Carolina.

Thank you, Kobelco Construction Machinery USA, for the recognition! We are proud to offer Kobelco equipment to our customers.


Highway Equipment Is Clearing Out the Site for the Glasshouse Project in Station Square



January 31, 2018

Highway Equipment company is excited to provide our client Costa Contracting with Highway machines to clear out the site for the Glasshouse project in Station Square, Pittsburgh.

Costa is using some of the premier brands in heavy equipment for this job, including Kobelco excavators, Hyundai wheel loaders, Bell trucks, and Sakai Compaction Rollers.

The site will be the home to a 5-story development called Glasshouse that will have 319 apartments overlooking the Monongahela River with retail space on the ground floor, scheduled to open in 2019.


Highway Donates Bikes to Toys for Tots

December 15, 2017

We had the honor of donating 100 bikes for the MarineCorp’s Toys for Tots. The bikes will be distributed to kids in need this Christmas. Thom, Highway Equipment Company’s President, and his daughter, Sarah, were thrilled to represent Highway at the presentation.

Highway Equipment participates in Cranberry’s Touch-A-Truck event

August 17, 2016

Highway Equipment was a proud to participate in another year of the very fun “Touch-a-Truck” Cranberry Township community event.

Kids of all ages were able to see and explore different types of trucks and vehicles while spending an afternoon in the park. Organized by the Cranberry Library and the Cranberry Township, the event took place on August 16 at the Cranberry Community Park, north of Pittsburgh, PA.

Machinery Rental (MRC) is relocating to a larger space … Headquarters

What: After 66 years, we are RELOCATING!
Where: Highway Equipment Co. Headquarters, north of Pittsburgh in Zelienople, PA.
When: Immediately
Why: To better serve you with more products, parts, and better service.

New Address: 22035 Perry Highway, Zelienople, PA 16063
Phone Number: 412-361-3600 – the number has not changed.

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2017 Ohio Asphalt Expo

Highway was pleased to participate in the 2017 Ohio Asphalt Expo at the Columbus/Polaris Hilton Hotel in Columbus, March 14-15. It was an opportunity to meet with companies preparing for the paving season, and to show some of our Sakai equipment. The show was organized by the Flexible Pavements of Ohio.