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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

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New Maximal Dealer Now Located In Hawaii

Monday, April 1, 2013

Bacon-Universal Company, Inc. has become a dealer for the Maximal Forklift as of January 2013. A leading construction, industrial and agricultural equipment dealer, Bacon-Universal Company has a strong, customer friendly dealership in the Hawaiian Islands that sells, rents, and has trained certified professionals ready to serve or repairs the equipment they proudly represent. Their inventory includes new and used excavators, forklifts, dozers and other types of equipment from more than 30 manufacturers. Their vast rental fleet is filled with all types of construction equipment will allow you to rent the equipment you need to get the job done.

Bacon Universal Company, Inc was initially incorporated in Hawaii as Edward R. Bacon Company of Hawaii Limited, acquiring all the assets and liabilities of the Edward R. Bacon General Partnership located in San Francisco. Initially the business started selling and servicing small industrial units and in 1958 acquired the Ford line of agricultural equipment.

August of 1961, the company was acquired by Alexander & Baldwin, which at the time the business was one of the big five companies in Hawaii. The name was then changed to Bacon Company, Inc.

In 1977, the Carpenter Group of Australia, who at the time owned the Universal Equipment Company of Hawaii, purchased Bacon Company Inc They merged the two companies, with Bacon Company having the dominant role. The new reconstruction was then named Bacon Universal Company Inc., and has remained so to this day.

In 1994 Bacon Universal Company Limited Inc., was acquired by Yoshire International Ltd. Today the company continues its proud 60 years plus Hawaiian history of being head quartered in Honolulu on the island of Oahu with branch locations servicing Wailuku, Maui, Hilo and Kona on the Big island, and Lihue on Kauai.

For more information contact Bacon Universal Company, Inc. at 800/352-3508 or 808/839-7202 or visit

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