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Timeline

Founded in 1931 by James "Big Jim" Cashman, Cashman Equipment is one of the highest rated Caterpillar equipment dealers in North America. As a full-service dealsership, the company provides new and used equipment for sale and rental as well as high-quality parts and service to the construction, mining, energy, paving, laser site control, power, pump, and truck engine industries. Here's the full story:

  • 1930
  • 1960
  • 1980
  • 1990
  • 2000
  • 2010
  • 2020
1930
1931

Cashman is founded in Las Vegas, Nevada by Big Jim Cashman with the sale of six model sixty tractors to the Hoover Dam Project.

1960
1961

Cashman expands into northern Nevada and opens a facility in Reno.

1980
1981

Reno Service department expands.

New Las Vegas facility opens.

Elko store opens.

1987

Major service contract and first large truck sales to Round Mountain Gold Corporation fosters the opening of a Round Mountain location.

1988

Elko facility doubles in size.

Cashman receives Caterpillar's first Quality Improvement Award.

Reno warehouse moves to a 30,000 square foot facility.

1990
1990

Reno Service department expansion occurs.

Las Vegas facility expands.

1991

Cashman delivers Nevada's first 994 Wheel Loaders - one of the largest loaders in the world.

1995

MaryKaye Cashman takes on the role of Chairman of the Board.

1999

Cashman achieves World Class certification for its mining rebuild facility, recognizing it as one of the best component rebuild operations in the world.

2000
2001

Cashman celebrates its 70th anniversary.

For the second time, the company achieves World Class certification for its Reno mining facility.

2002

Cashman becomes the western dealership for the Tesmec line of trenching equipment.

2003

Cashman is named Caterpillar's #1 dealership in the U.S. for Compact Construction Equipment sales.

For the third consecutive year, the company's mining rebuild facility receives Cat's exclusive World Class certification.

2004

Reno facility completes first 994 WHL Cat-certified rebuild.

Acquires Spectra Lasers, LLC, a new laser and GPS division.

Parts, sales, and power divisions win the Gold Dealer Excellence Award from Cat.

2005

Cashman's Las Vegas Power Solutions moves to a new location, expanding operation.

The company as a whole, as well as parts, sales, and power, win the Gold Dealer Excellence Award from Cat.

2006

Cashman turns 75!

Cashman receives Cat’s 5 Star Contamination Control Award.

Cashman's Power Solutions wins Cat's Gold Dealer Excellence Award for the third consecutive year, upgrading it to Platinum status.

2007

Cashman breaks ground on new headquarters in Henderson.

Power Solutions wins Cat's Gold Dealer Excellence Award for the fourth consecutive year, attaining Platinum status.

Acquires CPS, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) company.

2008

Cashman celebrates the dedication of the Southern family's Habitat for Humanity home, built in part by Cashman Employees.

Cashman opens a new parts facility in Elko (pictured).

Cashman Corporate moves into new headquarters.

2009

Corporate headquarters becomes the largest Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold designated building in NV.

Cashman becomes the 12th member of Cat Auction Services.

2010
2010

Product line expands with the addition of RPM Tech Snowblowers.

First Cat dealership to offer Terex Bid-Well Concrete Pavers.

Cat Paving and Weiler announce partnership, Cashman becomes one of the first dealers to offer their paving products.

2011

Cashman Equipment turns 80!

Receives "Protector" Family Owned Business Award from Nevada Business Journal for dedication to sustainability.

Expands Power Solutions offerings with Atlas Copco Air Compressors.

2012

Las Vegas Paving gets Nevada’s first Cat CT660 Vocational Trucks.

First in the Americas to become a Cat Certified SOS Dealer.

Receives Regional Supplier of the Year Award from NewmontMining Corp.

2013

Cashman finishes a comprehensive remodel of the Elko store, as well as a 25,000 sq. ft. service shop expansion.

Cashman begins to sell and service Legacy BucyrusMining Products.

2014

Cashman becomes a SITECH Nevada dealership.

Completes renovations and opens a 4,000 sq. ft. laboratory for Cashman Fluids Analysis (CFA)

2015

Becomes a Global Pump distributor in NV and parts of CA.

City of Elko designates company as a Fire Wise Business.

Named Supplier of the Year 2015 by the Associated General Contractors of Las Vegas and the Nevada Contractors Association.

2016

Elko and Winnemucca locations receive SHARP award.

Cashman Fluids Analysis laboratory has zero lost time accidents.

SITECH Nevada’s Reno office moves to new location.

Company completes phase 1 of Reno location’s renovations.

2017

Cashman Equipment's corporate headquarters in Henderson receives top safety award, SHARP, from Nevada’s Safety Consultation & Training Section.

Cashman Cat the Rental Store earns Caterpillar’s 5-Star Certification Award for outstanding rental operations in heavy rentals and rental services.

Cashman Power Solutions earns Caterpillar's 5-Star Certification for outstanding operations in power.

Cashman Equipment Receives Legacy Award For LEED Gold Corporate HQ From USGBC & Green Alliance.

Cashman begins offering a new line of Cat Portable Generators from the Cat Home & Outdoor division.

2018

Cashman's warranty department is recognized by Caterpillar with a Bronze Warranty Excellence Award.

The company's Round Mountain location celebrates 15 years with no Lost time Accidents (LTAs).

Cashman Equipment and Utah Cat dealer, Wheeler Machinery Co., combine mining and construction technology divisions to create SITECH Intermountain.

Cashman begins a strategic partnership with an innovative wastewater treatment company, HTX Solutions, which offers uniquely engineered technology that removes complex contaminants for mine sites and landfills.

2019

Caterpillar awards Cashman Equipment Rental Services with a Gold level Excellence award for the second time.

Cashman Equipment becomes exclusive dealer and distributor of Getman’s underground, mining-specific equipment throughout their territory in Nevada and the Eastern Sierras.

2020
2020

Cashman partners with Raycore Lights to meet the extreme lighting requirements of the mining, construction, and paving industries of Nevada and the Eastern Sierras.