Key Equipment Sales & Rentals, Inc.

Key Equipment provides rentals, sales and service or powered access and material handling equipment. Our core customers are commercial and specialty contractors and the facilities they work in. These clients benefit from Key's special equipment inventory, expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction. From our location in Chester County, Key services the mid-Atlantic region and works with companies from over 27 states, the Canadian provinces, and several internationally based corporations. Key's mission is to be recognized as the leader in lifting solutions for people and material.

Our clients benefit from our decades of experience in the equipment rental and sales industry and we work seamlessly with local contractors or sophisticated corporations and global organizations. We own and operate a fleet of hundreds of machines that are serviced, inspected and ready for use in the most demanding and safety conscious environments.

From our location in Metro Philadelphia, Key deliveries equipment and expertise into PA, DE, MD, NY and the entire Mid-Atlantic region. Clients have sought our assistance with equipment in Florida, Ohio, the Carolinas', West Virginia, Virginia and throughout the eastern seaboard.

Our core products of boom and scissors lifts, telehandlers and forklifts, industrial and mini-cranes combined with skid steers, wheel loaders and compact excavators gives our clients the rental equipment needed to get lifting and material handling work done safely and effectively.

History and Key Employees

Key was formed in June of 2008 with the purchase of 82 Rents, a Chester County, Pennsylvania rental center founded in 1998. Since the 2008 purchase Key management has transformed the company from a local rental center into a regional equipment rental company serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and the surrounding mid-Atlantic region.

Al Funk

Al Funk

Key is a privately held corporation owned by Brian Funk, a veteran of the lift and construction equipment industries. In 1982 Brian's father Al Funk was hired by the Modern Group to start an aerial lift division. This company, Modern HiLift, was launched in Conshohocken with Mr. Funk and one employee. By 1993 this division grew to five locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland with approximately $25 million in annual revenue and 35 employees. When Brian and Al Funk left Modern in 2005 the equipment company had grown to 11 locations and over $45 million in annual sales. The formula of providing lift equipment, Broderson cranes, forklifts and support equipment generated outstanding results. Al Funk is the Chairmen of The Board of Key Equipment and serves in an active advisory role.

Brian Funk

Brian Funk

Brian Funk was hired by Modern HiLift in 1993 after completing his Bachelors' Degree at West Chester University. Mr. Funk quickly moved into a sales position and was assigned a territory in Central Pennsylvania with responsibilities of opening the Lancaster Branch and developing customer accounts. Brian was immediately successful in sales and was a four time winner of the Salesmen of the Year award. During Brian's career at Modern he had responsibilities in PA, NJ and DE and developed experience in sales, rentals, and operations.

Mr. Funk continues to serve as President and CEO of Key Equipment and has an active role in Business Development for Key's Marcellus operations.

Key Equipment's goal is to provide outstanding support and service, and we are committed to conducting honest and fair business practices with our customers, vendors, suppliers and business partners. Our plans call for continued growth through attracting the top people and products in our industry. If you are interested in "Getting Started" with Key please call us at 877-539-5438.

Best regards,
Brian Funk
President and CEO