Bottom Line Equipment held an Open House recently at its newest branch, in Sulphur, La., with a ribbon cutting, music, tours of the facility, door prizes and a crawfish boil. The Mayor of Sulphur, and members of the city council and chamber of commerce attended, along with several vendors, customers, employees and other parts of Bottom Line Equipment. About 30 employees are stationed in Sulphur.
Bottom Line Equipment provides heavy equipment rental to the construction industry as well as the energy, industrial, petrochemical, demolition and scrap industries. The company began in 2005 prior to Hurricane Katrina hitting land, and took part in the massive cleanup of New Orleans after the storm. Bottom Line was named the No. 1 fastest-growing, privately held company by New Orleans City Business in 2012 and No. 2 in 2015. The company has ranked on the Inc. 5000 listing of fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. for the past nine years, and has been a regular on the RER 100 listing of 100 largest equipment rental companies in North America – ranked No. 50 on the brand new 2018 listing.
The company grew from $100,000 in fleet in 2005 to more than $177 million currently. Bottom Line has a fleet of more than 1,000 pieces of heavy construction equipment and more than 300 specialty attachments. Top brands include: Caterpillar, Komatsu, Deere, Hitachi, Kobelco, Linkbelt, JLG, Broce, Kawasaki and others.