WHY US

WE ARE THE PREMIER MATERIAL HANDLING AND RENTAL GROUP IN THE MIDWEST

For over 40 years, RAKA has been the trusted resource for sales, rentals and service. With our local-regional focus, unmatched level of personal touch, experience and knowledge — plus our entrepreneurial spirit — RAKA stands apart as the right choice for rental and material handling equipment.

20
LOCATIONS
40+
YEARS
25+
OEM BRANDS
5,000+
RENTAL UNITS

RAKA HANDLING AND RAKA RENTALS —
UNIQUELY CREATED TO SERVE CUSTOMERS NEEDS

RAKA recognized that the material handling and rental industries were vastly underserved. As a result, RAKA Handling and RAKA Rentals were strategically created to serve customers’ specific businesses and needs exceptionally well. We provide a deeper, personalized level of knowledge that other material handling and rental equipment providers simply cannot match.

RAKA HANDLING

Visit RAKA Handling for all your new, used, and rental material handling equipment, as well as parts and service. We've got you covered.

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RAKA RENTALS

Visit RAKA Rentals and browse our vast inventory of rental equipment, including construction equipment, power systems, and aerial work platforms, for all your jobsite needs.

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COMMUNITY

A HEART TO SERVE IS NOT RESERVED FOR THE OFFICE

The Upper Midwest is our home. And home is where the heart is — literally. Helping our customers is part of what we do, but serving our community is part of what makes RAKA, RAKA. Honestly, it's just what neighbors do.

In only the past three years, we are proud to have donated over $5,000 in monetary contributions and scholarships and nearly $10,000 in in-kind donations to the following organizations:

  • Voices of Hope
  • American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide
  • Gabe Flemming Memorial Hockey Scholarship Fund
  • PBR Ride Pass
  • Mason City Chamber of Commerce
  • Lincoln Children's Museum
  • INEDA Scholarship Fund

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SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR SUCCESS

From industry news to safety tips, RAKA is your resource for forklifts, aerial lifts, railcars and various equipment to help keep your project or warehouse productive and efficient.
RAKA HANDLING RAKA RENTALS

What Is the Best Pipe to Use for Compressed Air?

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Forklift Mast Types  

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Forklift Capacity: How to Calculate It and Figure Out the Right Forklift for You

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Charging Your Forklift Battery

A battery is the most critical component for the operation of your electric forklift. Batteries need to provide enough energy to power your forklift through a productive shift of work. If your battery is not functioning at its correct capacity, it usually means that your equipment is not running at peak performance.

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How Renting an Aerial Lift Can Help Your Business

Using an aerial lift is beneficial for many tasks, from simple cleaning to regular maintenance work to complex repairs.

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