Governmental Equipment

Empire is a leading governmental equipment supplier for agencies and municipalities located throughout the Southwest.

Our goal is to save purchasers of Cat governmental equipment products precious time and money by providing access to valuable resources to help you during every phase of the North American governmental equipment purchasing process.


Governmental Cat Solutions

Cooperative Purchasing

Cooperative purchasing can help governmental agencies procure high-quality assets with fewer resources, while benefiting from the support of dependable local dealers. Get Cat machines, work tools, power systems, trucks and dealer services with agreements from the City of Tucson (National IPA.


Empire is pleased to make our equipment available through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA). Get the assets you need to be more successful when you buy Cat products with this agreement.

National IPA 


National IPA is a cooperative purchasing organization, established with the specific purpose of reducing procurement costs by leveraging group volume. 

Through the National IPA contract, governmental agencies can procure heavy equipment, power systems, accessories and related services through Caterpillar's industry-leading North American dealer network. There is no fee to participate.

City of Tucson Contract #161534 Award Includes:

  • Landfill
  • Construction
  • Pavement Repair/Maintenance
  • Material Handling
  • Vocational Trucks
  • Worktools
  • Back-up Power Solutions
  • Financing Options available
  • Used Equipment
  • Extended Warranties
  • Maintenance Agreements

New Cat Machines

Empire specializes in machines from Caterpillar, a company that has been setting the heavy equipment standard for decades. There’s a Cat machine for virtually every type of municipal governmental equipment application, whether it’s plowing snow-covered roads in central Arizona or constructing a new government building in Mesa. More than 300 types of Cat machines are available, including articulated trucks, backhoe loaders, material handlers and more.

Caterpillar is committed to technological innovation, ensuring all our governmental equipment provides superior performance, maximum fuel efficiency and compliance with the most up-to-date emissions standards.


Used Governmental Equipment from Empire

If yours is like most government agencies these days, shrinking budgets and dwindling resources are the norm. Used machines from Empire are the perfect governmental equipment solution, enabling you to do more with less. Empire offers an extensive selection of late-model, low-hour machines that will help you get the most out of your equipment dollar.

In addition to Cat machines, you’ll also find reliable used equipment from some of the biggest names in the industry. We’re always adding to our used equipment line, so be sure to check back often!


Fill Rental Equipment Needs

Empire is the company to call for temporary governmental equipment needs. Rent a quality machine on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. When you rent from Empire, you get competitive prices, knowledgeable and efficient customer service, fast delivery to your job site, and 24-hour emergency service if ever you need it. Choose from a wide selection of Cat and allied equipment.


Operator Training

When the bottom line is important, your governmental agency needs a staff of well-educated and skilled equipment operators. Heavy equipment operator training boosts productivity and extends the life of your equipment, lowering your operating costs.

Invest in your employees with an operator training course conducted by Empire and benefit from instruction on the latest operating guidelines, techniques, and tips!


Reliable Service and Repairs

We’re the best governmental equipment service and repair source for the entire Southwest. Our experienced and capable team of technicians can perform the routine maintenance, minor repairs and more extensive tasks that can keep your machine up and running while extending its life. Should a breakdown occur on the job site, we also provide quick field service throughout Arizona and southeastern California.

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