Moving Beyond the Ordinary,
So We Can Help Your Business
Find The Extraordinary.

G&W Equipment, Inc., is a locally owned and operated lift truck and material handling company in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. G&W Equipment is an authorized dealer and service provider for CAT® Lift Trucks Mitsubishi Forklifts and Jungheinrich Forklifts.

G&W was originally founded in 1963 and subsequently bought in 1988 by Mike Sabbagh. Sabbagh’s plan was to aggressively grow the business while keeping the focus on customer and employee satisfaction . With the 2nd generation Sabbagh family very active in the day-to-day operations, our customers are at most, one manager away from ownership. We find this business model important as we continue to move forward in growing our business, expand our product line and persist in building our foundation as a leading forklift service company. Whether it be on the farm, construction site or in the warehouse, our forklifts have likely played a role in building your community and delivering the day-to-day goods to your home.


Mission and Vision Statements

Our Mission is to never settle for ordinary. We provide our customers the utmost in quality products and superior service. We create solutions that our employees are PROUD of, our customers REFER to others and our potential customers WANT to be a part of.

Our Vision is to be the leader in the material handling industry for the South East. To be the leading provider of the best and most efficient solutions.

Testimonials – What Our Customers Have to Say…

“We have been doing business with G&W Equipment since 2014.  We have been highly impressed with their outstanding service and capability to meet our seasonal forklift rental needs.  From management to sales to service technicians, we have always been treated with 1st class service.  We recommend G&W to any agriculture business looking for a great company to work with.”  E.B. Dunn, NC


“We have been doing business with you for 7 years now and are most appreciative of how G&W does things. Your technician, Steve, is so knowledgeable and treats our equipment as if it was his own.  I typically talk with Patrick or Nova when we have a service issue, they are always very helpful. If everyone conducted business how your company does, the world would be a better place! Thank you for giving us tremendous service.”  C.M. Durham, NC


“I sure appreciate the great service I get from Tony Bowen and G&W Equipment. Getting our parts fast makes our jobs easier. Thanks!”  R.H. Lancaster, SC


“I highly recommend the service of Hal Watts and G&W Equipment. They handled the installation of a very large racking system for our company. All work was performed as promised and within a very demanding time limit. Their expertise service will be welcomed again on future projects”  J.B. Charlotte, NC


“If you are looking for professional, prompt and courteous technicians, I recommend G&W Equipment. G&W offers high quality services at a reasonable rate. We have benefited from their fast response time, in-stock parts availability and experienced techs.”  B.H. Cary, NC


“G&W’s customer service has continued to improve over the 6 years I’ve dealt with them. They constantly strive to and succeed at out serving their competition with both a professional, knowledgeable staff and a genuine concern for the well being of our equipment and personnel. I recommend them to anyone in their service area.  G&W is what other equipment companies hope or claim to be.”  J.W. Goldsboro, NC


“Your crew (pallet rack installation) did an outstanding job here. They were fast, polite and the work looks like I hoped it would. Thank you very much!”  M.K. Morrisville, NC


“I have worked with Hal/ G&W Equipment on 2 rack upgrade projects over the last 14 months. From the quoting process to final completion, I can say I am completely satisfied. I received detailed quotes, pricing was competitive, delivery was on time and the installation crews were great and even completed ahead of schedule. Hal went the extra mile for us. He is knowledgeable and confident in his work. Thank you for your help and support.  C.H. Charlotte, NC


“I strongly recommend Hal and G&W for any project you may have, racking and conveyors, just to name two of the many things he has done for us over the past 12 years. Hal has gone beyond just selling and installing for us. He has been a valuable resource, timely and priced competitively.”  T.W. Charlotte, NC


“TJ was beyond professional and courteous. If there is a way for him to receive public praise and accolades, please make sure his supervisors know he did a phenomenal job and we look forward to seeing him again.”  P.E. Charleston, SC

Solar Panels in Charlotte and Raleigh, NC and Greenville, SC

G&W not only promotes zero emission electric powered GREEN forklifts, we are now producing our own electricity to charge those lifts and run our facilities.  In 2014, G&W began a campaign of installing solar panel systems at our facilities.  Over the past 3 years, we have been producing 100’s of 1000’s of kilowatt hours in Charlotte, Raleigh and Greenville.  These solar electric systems are a sustainable source that produce no emissions and reduce our local communities carbon footprint.

Our commitment remains to our customers and employees. We look forward to helping you reduce your material handling costs while increasing your productivity. At G&W you will get the expertise of a large corporation with the personal touch of a small business.

G&W is a proud sponsor of the Dove House. Below are other organizations we have worked with.
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