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About Equipment World Inc.

Meeting Your Industrial Equipment, Material Handling and Storage Needs industrial equipment rentals and sales, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury


Equipment World Inc. provides customers across Northern Ontario with turn-key solutions to their material  handling and storage needs.

Headquartered in Thunder Bay, Ontario, with full service division offices in Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie. Equipment World is always sourcing new products that can create effective workplace solutions for industrial, commercial and institutional applications.  

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Northern Ontario Business May 2013 edition.
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Equipment World Inc. is a Northern Ontario owned company, commenced operation in 1973 with the belief there was a need for a local source specializing in material handling, storage and packaging systems. We have since expanded to service all of Northern Ontario and produce our own catalogue to better assist our customers in evaluating their requirements. We stock a complete inventory in our 30,000 square foot main warehouse at 988 Alloy Drive in Thunder Bay. As well, our full service facilities in Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie give our customers the opportunity to see the various products and discuss specific requirements at a local level.

Solution focused , we have a full service approach to provide the most efficient and effective answers for our customers. We provide technical consultation to assess customers needs via on site visits and computer design and layout capabilities with full turnkey project management.

Management Teams at Equipment World Inc. have many years of experience in our specialty markets. We give all customers personal service and technical assistance with any storage and packaging need. Local warranty , service and parts back all equipment sold.

Service facilities have been expanded with a competent staff of technicians, each one an expert in his specific area of repair. Equipment World has been a Toyota forklift dealer since 1976 and since then we have developed a strong network of service, parts and product knowledge, all easily accessible by a leading edge computer program. We also recondition, provide general repairs and contract maintenance programs for all types of material handling equipment specializing in Toyota, Genie, Gehl, Wacker Neuson, Blue Giant and Loadlifter.

Rental and Lease departments have a complete range of forklifts, lift platforms, booms, levelers and skid steer products available for our customers. All units in our rental fleet are current well-maintained models to guarantee the highest productivity and greatest safety to the user.

Operator Safety Training for Aerial Work Platforms, Forklifts, Lift trucks, and Propane Handling are available on a regular basis. These courses have been developed by Equipment World Inc. to comply with C.S.A , Ministry of Labour and Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines. All of our qualified trainers will provide certified training for our customers as part of our commitment to great service. These courses can be tailored to your specific needs and performed at your location or ours.

Packaging Products are readily available from our current stock. Items from packing tape to steel strapping to dunnage bags will insure your cargo is safe and secure during transportation. 

Equipment World Inc . is a local company realizing that Good Value and Great Service are most important to our customers. We are committed to ensuring that you are a satisfied customer who has been supplied with quality products and value added service.


Equipment World Inc. Lyle Knudsen

Lyle Knudsen Owner
Location: Thunder Bay

Ernie Ukrainec

Ernie Ukrainec Construction & Technical Sales Manager
Location: Thunder Bay

Corey Lair

 Corey Lair Operations Manager
Location: Sudbury

Aaron Wise

Aaron Wise Division Manager
Location: Sault Ste. Marie



Our design professionals can offer turn-key solutions to your material handling and storage needs. We are always sourcing new products that can create effective workplace solutions for industrial, commercial and institutional applications. 


Our strategically located facilities in Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay allows us to offer responsive service to hundreds of Northern communities. Our 24/7 Mobile Service team can come to you, ensuring reduced downtime.


With over 90 dedicated service technicians, parts and sales representatives and administrative personnel, Equipment World has the expertise to ensure your total satisfaction. We guarantee that your strictest quality requirements will be met.