Great Northern Equipment Distributing, Inc. (“GNE”) has been a leading B2B distributor and manufacturer of top-quality power equipment, job tools, Honda engines, and parts since 1983. Staying true to our roots has helped us build lasting relationships with customers in the hardware, lawn and garden, agriculture, construction, manufacturing, and power equipment markets, including independent resellers, co-ops, big box, rental stores, and Honda-powered OEMs.
GNE delivers quality solutions with every product line we carry. If you want to grow your business and bring brands to your customers that you can proudly sell, GNE is where you belong.
We offer a large selection of consumer, commercial, and industrial equipment, including construction and lawn and garden equipment. We serve all rental store customers from the local independent operators, multi-location regional companies, and large national organizations.
Contractors, homeowners, and first-time users need equipment that is easy to operate, while rental store owners need equipment that can withstand the punishment of daily use. That’s always top of mind when we select the products we sell. We know you need your equipment to be up and running for a quick turnaround rental after rental.
GNE has been a proud Honda Engine distributor since the early '80s. Since then, we have become Honda's largest engine distributor in the United States. We stock thousands of engines in our warehouse located in Rogers, Minnesota. And support all of our OEMs with a dedicated technician team.
Let us help you get started becoming a Honda OEM. We understand that quality, dependability, and customer satisfaction are keys when designing and engineering your products. Equipping your products with Honda engines shows your customers that you offer nothing but the best. Contact us today to start powering with Honda.
As the world’s largest engine manufacturer, Honda offers more engine experience than anyone. Experience that keeps Honda on the cutting edge of engine performance technology. Their well-earned reputation for engine quality and performance makes powering your product with a Honda easy knowing you have an engine you and your customer can count on now and in the future.
Honda sets the standard for reliable, hard-working engines. Built with high-quality components designed for optimum performance in the harshest environments. Backed by an industry-leading three-year commercial warranty on all GX engines 100cc and larger.
Honda engines are renowned for being easy to start, consistently, time after time. They are designed with quick and easy starts in mind.
Honda is committed to producing one engine for use in all 50 states. Honda engines meet the new, more stringent CARB emission requirements and will be ready for the future lower EPA and CARB standards as they are introduced.
GNE has factory-trained personnel on-site to assist with technical, sales, application engineering, parts, service, and warranty. GNE and Honda will work to make sure your engine is the best fit to power your application. We’ll conduct product testing to ensure the engine is operating correctly and efficiently for your specific application.