Gary and his father, the late
Leo Rackers, started Rackers Equipment Company in 1989
selling nothing but used equipment from an old farmhouse. We now since moved into our
new two building facility including
an office, shop, parts room, and a 5 acre lot. We still sell
used equipment, but
have taken on over a dozen lines of new equipment. We
strive to do
anything we can to help our customers achieve their goals.
With over 30 years of
experience in the construction and aggregate industry,
we will help you with all your
Leo, Gary, & Matt
generations of Rackers have contributed to the success of the company
last 15 years. From left to right Leo, Gary, and Matt Rackers.
Leo worked in the
Aggregate and Mining Industry for 40 years. He worked for Machinery, Inc. for 17
in St. Louis, MO and sold industrial supplies for AE Boggs. In 1978, he formed his
partnership at Metro Equipment Company. In 1981, he became co-owner of Continental
Equipment Co. In 1989, he formed a new partnership with Gary at Rackers Equipment
continued selling equipment until his retirement in 2000. Leo Rackers passed
away on September 24, 2003; he was 74.
Larry, Roger, Matt, & Gary
Larry Hampton is one of our outside salesman. He has been
involved in the application
and sale of
construction and mining equipment since 1974. He began his career
Equipment in 1995. He has specialized in Diesel Power System,
Construction Equipment Product Support and Sales serving two five year
John Deere Industrial Division. He now lives in Monroe City, MO.
with his wife
Lola, who is
also active with Larry in the aggregate and mining industry.