You can find products made by Rudd Equipment Company between a rock and a hard place, but that's all in a days work. The company distributes mining and construction equipment such as cranes, drills, excavators, graders, and loaders made by manufacturers include Driltech, Hitachi, Link-Belt and Volvo. It serves customers in the construction, mineral, lumber, and waste industries. The company has some 10 branch offices in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Rudd Equipment Company was founded by Mason Rudd in 1952.