Featured Small Business

Birch Equipment

Location

Bellingham, WA; serving Washington and Alaska

CONTACT​

Cara Buckingham (carab@birchequipment.com)

Year Founded

1972

SPECIALTIES

Construction equipment and tool rental & sales – largest, top-quality NW-based fleet including aerial, material handling, earthmoving, power generation, lighting, heating/drying; consumables (safety, jobsite supplies, erosion and spill control), 24-hour response – urban to remote; planned/unplanned maintenance; mobe/demobe; streamlined management system & Birch Portal for 24/7 cloud-based project management, analysis and billing.

CERTIFICATIONS

WBE, DBE/SBE (WA & AK), SCS, WOSB

JOINED AGC

2000

RECENT PROJECTS

SeaTac North Satellite Renovation & Expansion, Seattle Multimodal Terminal/Colman Dock, Katlian Bay, AK Road Project, Multiple Projects – NAS Whidbey, Sehome High School, Diablo Dam Renovation, Washington State Convention Center, Multiple Refinery TA/Cap Projects, Skagit County Jail, Seattle Tunnel Project, Conversion/Rehab – Pulp Mill to Bear Habitat (AK), Nooksack Bridge Painting Project, Port of Bellingham Waterfront Redevelopment, Numerous Projects UW/WWU/Higher-Ed Facilities.

AGC INVOLVEMENT

AGC Diversity & Inclusion Committee; Associate of the Year, 2019; Diverse Business of the Year, 2018.

WHY JOIN AGC?

AGC is the best organization in the industry. It attracts quality people and companies and continually works to improve the industry and workforce by supporting what’s working and standing up for change when outdated, complicated and misguided legislation and policies get in the way of doing our jobs. AGC offers members amazing programs and benefits supporting safety, educational and leadership programs, legal advice and health benefits and networking opportunities.

THEIR STORY

Birch Equipment provides a full line of top-quality commercial construction equipment and tools to commercial jobsites, manufacturers, refineries, power utilities, Department of Defense facilities, public works and more. With primary markets in Alaska and Washington, Birch Equipment is locally owned with national capabilities. Birch delivers efficient, high-quality, solid equipment, services and management systems by incorporating lean management and internal customized programming, software and telematics utilization for dependable 24-hour equipment delivery and maintenance. Consistent investment in company infrastructure and people to excel in a highly competitive environment makes employees feel valued and driven.

Featured Projects

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T-Mobile Park, Seattle

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Children's Hospital, Seattle

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SeaTac Airport

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Port of Seattle