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Our History

Hamilton Power Solutions is an independent distributor of industrial engines serving the Western United States for over 65 years.

1954

Hamilton Engine is Founded

Founded by Charles Hamilton Headquartered in Portland, OR.

Hamilton engine building
1985

Hamilton Becomes An ‚ÄčIsuzu Diesel Engine Distributor

We establish our first formal partnership with an engine manufacturer.

Isuzu Diesel Logo JPG Red
1995

Hamilton Becomes A Deutz Engine Distributor

Deutz is added to our product offering.

DEUTZ Hi Res Logo
2020

Hamilton is Acquired by Palmer Johnson Enterprises

Palmer Johnson Enterprises makes a strategic acquisition of Hamilton Engine.

PJ Enterprises Logo Final 07
2020

Deutz Territory Expansion

Hamilton now offers full line-up of products in Oregon, Western Washington and Alaska.

Hamilton Deutz Territory Map 0122
2020

Hamilton Becomes A Scania Diesel Engine Distributor

We establish a new distributor partnership with Scania in the Midwest.

Scania logo stacked color
2022

Hamilton Engine is rebranded to Hamilton Power Solutions

Hamilton & Trident efforts are formally combined and rebranded to Hamilton Power Solutions.

Hamilton Power Solutions Logo
2020

Diesel Progress Summit Employer of the Year

Diesel Progress Presents Palmer Johnson Enterprises (PJE) with the 2020 Diesel Progress Summit Awards Employer of the Year.

Award 2 Employer of the year
2021

Scania Territory Expansion

Scania territory expands West to include Idaho and Montana.

Hamilton Scania Territory Map 0122
2021

Isuzu Diesel Territory Expands to the Southwest and the Midwest

This additional awarded territory includes Southern California, Southern Nevada and all of Arizona. The Midwest expansion comes on the heels of the Southwest expansion. Our territory now includes Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and the greater Chicagoland area in Illinois.

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2022

Isuzu Diesel Territory Expands into Michigan & New Mexico

Our Midwest-based distribution territory now includes the state of Michigan, and our Southwest-based distribution now includes the state of New Mexico.

Hamilton Isuzu Territory Map 0622
2022

Engine Distributor Of The Year

Hamilton Power Systems is announced as the winner of the 2022 Diesel Progress Summit North America Engine Distributor of the Year.

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