The History of Pearl Equipment Company

Pearl is one of the longest standing machinery dealers in the world. We’ve served metal manufacturing industries since 1954.

Our reputation of quality equipment and customer service sets us apart as the best source for buying used machinery and the best partner for disposition of surplus equipment assets.

Pearl Equipment has been headquartered in Nashville Tennessee since our beginning. Nashville is a great place to call home! The Mid-South economy is hungry for manufacturing.

—Si and William Culp

Our Mission

Our mission at Pearl Equipment is to create a positive economic impact on the industrial manufacturing sector, and the communities our customers serve. When we buy a plant, facility, or manufacturing line our first action is to seek out a buyer for that particular operation. Instead of selling a facility piecemeal we first try to market as a going concern, preserving the potential for jobs and tax revenue for the community. Most importantly, we act as a maker of change. When Pearl buys a plant, it creates liquidity in the market; it frees up investment capital, that can then be redeployed into new ventures, and create new jobs, and tax revenue.