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Established over 30 years ago, Great Northern Equipment Distributing, Inc. beginnings were in a small building in Nisswa, MN. Our base business started with Honda engine sales and expanded to incorporate commercial quality power equipment lines.

Now based in Rogers, MN, GNE is the largest Honda Engine Distributor in the United States. In addition, we distribute over 50 lines of commercial quality power equipment and parts to the Rental and Dealer markets.
1985
Great Northern Equipment

GNE Becomes a Honda Engine Distributor


1996
Great Northern Equipment

GNE Moved From Nisswa, MN to Roger's, MN


2006
Great Northern Equipment

GNE Moves Into Our Current Location at Diamond Lake Industrial Center


2010
K&M / Dosko

GNE Acquires Assets of K&M

GNE Becomes the Exclusive Distributor for Dosko


2012
CEI Supply

GNE Acquires Assets of CEI Supply


2013
Brave / Iron & Oak

GNE Acquires Assets of Brave and Iron & Oak


2015
Jrco

GNE Acquires Assets of Jrco


2016
Maxim

GNE Acquires Assets of Maxim


2017
Great Northern Equipment

GNE Acquires an Additional 40,000 Sq Ft. Of Warehouse Space to Support Our Growth


2019
Great Northern Equipment

GNE Acquires an Additional 30,000 Sq Ft. Of Warehouse Space to Support Our Growth