Our History

Medley had humble beginnings in 1941, founded by Joe Medley & his wife Francis as the Joe Medley Scale Co. The original location was 609 N Hudson, Oklahoma City. We moved into the Material Handling field over the years and our name was changed to Medley Material Handling Co., which more closely represented our type of business. In 1956, Medley began a long-lasting relationship with Yale, representing the Automatic Lift Truck division which subsequently was merged into the Yale Lift Truck of today.

Medley Equipment Company acquired all assets of Gammon Equipment Company, Inc. on January 2, 2020. Medley will continue operations from all of Gammon branches.


About Gammon Equipment Company, Inc.
Ron Gammon started Gammon Equipment Company Inc. in 1962 in Springfield, MO. He started the company selling industrial supplies. Since 1963 it has served Arkansas and portions of Kansas and Missouri as the Yale® appointed dealer and as the Hyster® appointed dealer in 2017 in portions of Kansas and Missouri. With over 56 years serving Yale® and Hyster® customers, Gammon has been a valued partner to Hyster-Yale Group, Inc.


Joe Medley Scale Co.

Founded by Joe Medley & his wife Francis as the Joe Medley Scale Co. The original location was 609 N Hudson, Oklahoma City.

Yale Lift Truck Dealer

Medley begins a long-lasting relationship with Yale, representing the Automatic Lift Truck division which subsequently was merged into the Yale Lift Truck of today.

Amarillo, TX

Medley expands into West Texas.

Tulsa, OK

Parts, Rental, Services, and Sales have grown so large it makes sense for two Oklahoma locations to help manage the territory.

EL Paso, TX

10 years since becoming the exclusive Yale Lift Truck Dealer in OK, business is booming and so is the oilfield. El Paso becomes our 4th location.

OKC New Location

Oklahoma City breaks ground on their new location that will become OKC Branch, Corporate Offices and Medley Customer Experience Center and Employee Training Center.

Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque NM makes location 5 and state 3!

Odessa, TX

With the oilfield booming in West Texas, it makes sense to open Midland-Odessa.

Lubbock, TX

Lubbock makes number 6, closing the 6 hour gap between Amarillo and Midland Odessa.

Carlsbad, NM

Oilfield rentals are still going strong making Carlsbad Rental Central.

Hyster Lift Truck Dealer

Medley begins partnership with Hyster, now representing Missouri.

Gammon Acquisition

Medley acquires all assets of Gammon Equipment Company, Inc. on January 2, 2020. and continues operations from all of Gammon branches.

Briggs Acquisition

Medley acquires Hyster Arkansas expanding our territory across 13 locations across 6 states.

Hyster DOD | Yale DOE

Medley is awarded both the Hyster Dealer of Distinction and Yale Dealer of Excellence awards separately. Recognizing our ability to meet rigorous business practice standards and performance criteria.

Customer Experience and Employee Training Center

May 2022, Medley Customer Experience and Employee Training Center opens providing a "try before you buy" experience for our customers and an in-house education journey for each and every Medley Employee.   

Medley Motive Power Company

Medley Acquires Midwest Motive Power, a local battery supply company opening the door for in-house battery sales, maintenance, and service in OKC.

Dock & Door Installation and Service

Albuquerque launches their Loading dock and Commercial Door maintenance and installation service modeling after our very successful program in El Paso.

1941 Timeline (3)

Awards and Memberships

Medley Equipment Company is proud to be a Yale “Dealer of Excellence.”

The “Dealer of Excellence” title is the highest honor bestowed by Yale Materials Handling Corporation. Medley Equipment Company has earned this recognition through its high market share, visionary management, and superior customer service.

Medley Equipment Company has earned this lofty title for the past 13 years.

Medley Equipment Company employees are thoroughly committed to earning the respect of their customers, colleagues, and vendors.


Why Choose Medley?

We Have Stood the Test of Time - We have been in business since 1941. The size of our company has allowed us to staff over 100 certified technicians and a support team that prioritizes customer experience. We have great processes to ensure your transaction has a strong focus on ease of use. It is our mission to make sure you are satisfied with the service we provide and that you notice the difference in the quality of service and products we offer. When you buy a forklift, service or part from Medley Equipment we want the process to be very easy for you!

Customer Satisfaction Matters to Us - We invest in communicating with our customers before and after all transactions. Delivering an optimum customer experience is more than a goal to us. We listen to our customers and learn what is working and what needs to improve. Customers’ expectations have changed swiftly, and we are aggressively making sure we are a leader in the customer experience and user experience space. One key to staying in business for almost 80 years is listening to our customers!

Best Equipment - We have always put effort into hearing what our customers need. We have surrounded ourselves with equipment providers Hyster, Yale, Genie Lifts, JLG, Bendi, Combilift, Cushman and many more. We are your one-stop shop for all your material handling needs. We have the New or Used Forklifts For Sale you need to be successful in your marketplace, keeping you ahead of your competitors is what we do best!

The Right Resource at the Right Time - Our staff has extensive experience in the material handling industry. If you have a question about what equipment would be best for your application, we have the answer. We have the solution for purchasing new or used equipment, rental equipment, equipment service, parts, operator training and lease options. We have a huge inventory of forklifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts, pallet jacks and more. We work with our customers collaboratively so that you get exactly the equipment or service you need.

We Are the Company That Is Beside You and Is Concerned With the Uptime on All Your Equipment - We have many periodic maintenance programs to fit your needs. We also have a huge inventory of OEM parts to get you the best part just in time. Our PM service programs will help eliminate losing money on product, stress, reputation and many other issues.

Growing To Meet Your Needs

Medley Equipment Company is among the top 10 material handling dealers in the nation. We have locations in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Missouri and Arkansas. We are your local dealer to help find a solution to your material handling needs.


“We’re On a Mission” to make sure you and your employees are properly, trained, certified and equipped!

Medley Company aspires to build long-term relationships with our partners by concentrating on cost-efficient measures that produce sustainable solutions. We achieve this by leveraging cutting-edge technology with innovative products that enable our highly-trained staff to provide a competitive advantage for our partners.

Medley Equipment Company is your Material Handling Specialist since 1941. We are your local material handling expert with new and used forklift sales, forklift-equipment rentals, full-service and parts dealership. We are a confident leader in our industry, “on a mission” to make sure you and your employees are properly, trained, certified and equipped.