Ohio Cat—The Cat Rental Store

About Ohio Cat—The Cat Rental Store


In 1945, the Taylor family founded and acquired Ohio Machinery Co.  Initially headquartered in Columbus; Ohio Machinery Co. provided Caterpillar products throughout Ohio. In 1946, the company was incorporated, and the headquarters were relocated to Cleveland. Today, more than 75 years later, Ohio Cat continues to be family owned and operated and the current President, Ken Taylor, is actively involved in day-to-day operations.

Ohio Cat is an authorized Caterpillar dealer, one of approximately 50 Cat Dealers nationwide. However, being a Cat dealer today is more than selling, renting, and servicing a few tractors, track loaders, and motor graders—Caterpillar now produces over 300 machine models, 500 types of engines, financial products, and a growing array of technologies to help customers manage their equipment to be more efficient and profitable.

Through innovation, growth, and change, Ohio Cat has become a Cat Dealer with multiple divisions such as Equipment, Rental, Power Systems, Agricultural, Con/Agg, Hydraulics, Fuel Systems Remanufacturing, as well as a leasing company. By providing multiple divisions, customers benefit from a one-stop shop experience. It is through our history and vast equipment availability across many industries that allows our customers comfort in finding rental solutions with Ohio Cat—The Cat Rental Store.

Ohio Cat—The Cat Rental Store carries a large catalog of equipment options that will best suit all your project needs. Whether you are renting a telehandler, planning a complex dewatering pump project, need use of a screening plant, or purchasing an excavator, we have specialists for all your project needs. Contact Ohio Cat—The Cat Rental Store today and we will provide you with what you need to move your project forward.


Ohio Cat—The Cat Rental Store

Ohio cat Equipment rental capabilities

When you need temporary equipment solutions, we're your one-stop shop for everything you require! As part of the Cat Rental Store network, we offer the broadest range of Cat construction and earthmoving equipment rentals in Ohio and the surrounding areas. From compact track loaders, dozers and excavators to electrical power generators, vibratory soil compactors and motor graders, you'll find low-hour units capable of peak performance in your most challenging applications and conditions.

The combination of our earthmoving equipment rentals with Ohio Cat Power Systems, our Con/Agg division and Pumps Group provide your complete rental solution. Whether you're looking for an Ohio lift rental, concrete equipment, trucks and trailers or trenching and shoring equipment, we have your back with the quality, selection and availability you need. We also offer a broad range of landscaping equipment rentals in Ohio to meet your short or long-term project requirements.



Whether you're a growing construction company looking to control costs while boosting productivity or you are a contractor with frequently changing project specifications, our temporary solutions are a cost-effective way to access the quality products you require. By renting equipment from us, you get the chance to try out the latest technology the equipment industry has to offer and see how a model performs on your job site. Renting is also an efficient way to temporarily replace a damaged machine or tackle a unique application.

As a family-owned and operated business for over three generations, Ohio Cat has the industry knowledge and technical expertise you're looking for in a local heavy equipment dealer. Our skilled team understands your industries and is dedicated to delivering solutions that have a positive impact on your bottom line. We have the inventory, experience, and personnel to make your job easier. For all of your construction and industrial equipment rental needs, stop by one of our offices or call us today.

Additional reasons to choose us for Ohio lift rentals, landscaping equipment, earthmoving machines and more include:

  • The flexibility to rent by the day, week, month or longer based on your changing requirements
  • Conveniently placed Ohio Cat locations throughout our Ohio and northern Kentucky territory
  • The Cat Card Program providing special financing, flexible payments, credit and more
  • Rental safety resources including online operator training, expert tips, checklists and videos
  • Full range of work tools and attachments to unlock the versatility of the equipment you rent


At the Ohio Cat Rental Store, we understand how hard you work every day to be successful. We promise to work just as hard to deliver the rental solutions you need to make progress possible. Browse our online selection to find lift trucks, landscaping tools, power systems, earthmoving equipment rentals and other machines in Ohio and the surrounding regions. If you're looking to make a purchase, you can exercise rental purchase options or check out used equipment or new machines to buy or lease.

If you wish to contact us, please call or visit one of our local branches for personalized service and follow us online and rent whatever you need from people who do whatever it takes. We have branches throughout Ohio and Northern Kentucky, including: