About Riekes Equipment

Innovative Solutions. Unrivaled Service.

We are dedicated to upholding the same high-performance standards and customer service today as we have for decades. We proudly stand behind our service in all key areas of your business including Service, Rentals, Fleet, Parts and Warehouse Solutions. We are so confident that we guarantee it. (Ask our team what that means!)


Riekes has been in business for almost a century and have built our company on a foundation of integrity and service. From the original business of recycling bottles in a barn, we have continued to expand and grow, adding automation, hoist & cranes and a dazzling array of innovative solutions to meet customer needs. Including merging forces in 2019 with Bublitz Material Handling in Kansas City.

In addition to growing our product lines, we have also expanded our locations across the Midwest to ensure the best service for our customers. Our technicians average 15 years of industry experience and have been certified through the Yale Training and Knowledge Program.  We understand that being the best means maintaining ongoing and rigorous training.

It is this commitment to service and training that makes us so good at what we do.

In fact, we have received the Yale Dealer of Excellence Award for more than 20 times and are a 50+ year member of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) where we continue to earn the coveted Most Valuable Partner award, recognizing our excellent service. 

Today, we play an important role in providing effective solutions for warehouses, service departments, distribution centers and many others. We are proud to go home every night knowing we helped make our customers safer, more productive and leaders in their own industries.

Our Core Values & Guarantee

We Are Riekes

  • Integrity - Demonstrating honesty & fairness in every decision & action.
  • Collaboration - Working together as a team to reach our shared goals.
  • Performance - Going above and beyond to deliver amazing service.
  • People - Caring for every person with kindness.
  • Accountability - Being motivated & responsible for our actions & results.
  • Innovation - Using all of our resources to deliver valuable solutions.

We stand behind our service with our Performance Guarantee


Riekes has been a member of MHEDA for 50 years and consistently achieve MHEDA MVP status, demonstrating our commitment to business excellence, professionalism and service. We have also proudly earned the prestigious Yale Dealer of Excellence Award 20 times, which is no small feat.

Over the decades Riekes Equipment has won many sales, training and civic awards, including Best of B2B, Combilift Dealer of Excellence, Starrco Dealer of Excellence, Patriotic Employer and many more.  At Riekes the awards are much more than the crystal they are made from. Here, the awards represent the thousands of satisfied customers that have made us their material handling partner throughout the years.

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We understand that materials handling is about more than lift trucks and conveyor; it is about people. At Riekes Equipment our people are the best in the industry. If you’d like to join a team of dedicated professionals, get in touch with us today. We are always looking for technicians to join our team!

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