Celebrating 80 years of businessEstablished in 1938 by E.C. Papé, the Papé group has committed to providing the best customer service to match our high-quality equipment. We’re proud to have been able to support our customers in the same way that they have supported us for over 80 years, by keeping them moving. Visit one of Papé Kenworth Northwest’s locations in Washington and see the legacy of Papé for yourself.
E.C. Papé Starts his Own Company
E.C. Papé Starts his company, promising consistent, quality customer service.
Papé Material Handling is Formed
Papé included Hyster® and Bobcat in the company's offerings.
Ditch Witch West is Formed
Ditch Witch West is formed to meet the needs of the goring, drilling, and trenching market.
Papé Machinery is Formed
Papé acquired the Oregon and Washington dealerships for John Deere construction and forestry equipment.
Papé Kenworth is Formed
Papé acquires its first Kenworth dealership, entering into the heavy-haul trucking industry.
Papé Machinery Agriculture & Turf is Formed
Papé makes the natural progression to serve farmers and ranchers with the new Papé Machinery Agriculture & Turf division.
"We're a just-in-time company, it's produce, we've got to keep it moving and that's one thing that they understand: the urgency."
"Thanks to the Papé way, we're headed for all Kenworth!"
"We get the most value out of our relationship in the expertise that they can bring to me to support the product after we've purchased it."