About Haaker Equipment Company
Working harder for you since 1972.

Haaker Equipment Company has been taking care of customers for over 40 years. A lot has changed in street sweepers and sewer cleaning trucks over the years, but not our commitment to delivering the highest quality products and service. We feel our training, experience and dedication to the customer adds value and sustains our commitment to product satisfaction and total support. We believe our employees are what make us successful in delivering a first class customer experience. If you are looking for the best in parking lot sweepers, sewer cleaners and pipe inspection equipment, we are the right choice for you.

We stock a variety of new, used and rental equipment for sale to meet the demands of the municipal, industrial and contractor sectors. Our award-winning dealership is dedicated to exceeding your expectations before, during and after the sale. Give us a call today to learn more about how we can solve your cleaning and sweeping equipment challenges.

Our Mission

We deliver the highest quality products and services through a team empowered to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Our Values

– Do the right thing
– Go the extra mile for our customers
– Respect and protect our environment
– Embrace change and continual improvement
– Explore new opportunities
– Treat our customers and suppliers fairly
– Conduct business with passion and integrity
– Encourage and support our team
– Have fun

Our History

February 4th, 1972
Haaker Equipment Company (HEC) has its humble beginnings in Santa Fe Springs with product lines that include Vactor and LoDal.

June 1972
John Haaker becomes the sole owner of the newly renamed, “Haaker Equipment Company” Bill Haaker joins the company as chief ‘gofer’, Vactor and Ecolotec Sweeper demonstration operator, mechanic and sales trainee.

1975
Persistence and perseverance are the hammer and chisel of Haaker’s early success. The business moves to South El Monte.

1977
Construction of a new office and shop in newly acquired land in Pomona. The foundation of superior customer service for which we now have a strong reputation, has its beginning.

1982
Haaker is appointed a dealer for the Elgin Sweeper Company

1985
Jim Haaker introduces the company’s first computer system which results in increased inventory control and customer service. Throughout the 80’s Continued growth and expansion

1990
Ed Haaker succeeds his brother Jim and becomes the Chief Financial Officer.

1991
The Haaker Fire Equipment Division is created to accommodate the Company’s expansion and diversification into fire apparatus sales and service. Randy Blackman heads up the new division. Throughout the 90’s , Additional opportunities and focus on service and parts business helps establish Haaker Equipment Company as the premiere one stop source for municipal, fire, and contractor customers in Southern California.

1999
Randy Blackman becomes president of Haaker Equipment Company allowing Bill Haaker to focus on growing new product sales. Bill leads Haaker Equipment Company to 8 straight awards as top volume Dealer of Elgin and Vactor products.

2004
Haaker Equipment Company moves to a new 49,000 Square Foot facility in La Verne California.

2006
Growth of our market in Las Vegas leads to the establishment of a second HEC facility . We represent all major product lines including Vactor, Elgin, and Nilfisk-Advance. The capacity of our new building enables Haaker Equipment Company to expand into Industrial Sweeping and Scrubbing products through a new Division – Total Clean Matt Woods rejoins HEC to manage the new division which primarily represents Nilfisk Advance products. In the first few years of our relationship with Advance, Total Clean quickly becomes a Premier level distributor and grows market share in relation to competitive manufacturers.

December 2010
The Company faces the tragic and sudden loss of Bill Haaker. Bill was the heart and soul of HEC. As a family and as a company family we are still healing and missing Bill’s daily presence in our business and our lives. As a group we carry on determined to prosper and move forward to a new generation of owners and managers as Bill envisioned.

Images Throughout the Years