About Us

Midwest Engines & Generators prides itself in providing high quality used equipment. 

Why You'll Love Us

Midwest Engines & Generators is an industry leader in the used equipment market. We focus on buying and selling diesel and natural gas generators from brands such as Caterpillar, Cummins, Kohler, MTU, John Deere, Baldor and Generac.

We are well versed in emergency standby, prime power and continuous duty applications. We can supply automatic transfer switches, paralleling switchgear, enclosures, fuel tanks and rental roll up boxes for your emergency standby projects. When it comes to prime power we are capable of converting engines to have heavy duty air cleaners, battery charging alternators, run/idle switches and battery disconnect switches.

Our engines

Top quality service
& expertise

Our equipment is serviced using OEM parts and tested to 100% capacity prior to delivery.  


We carry a wide variety of generators for various applications and Capacity. Please contact us for sourcing your specificiations.


Sound attenuated enclosure for your generators. Models may include locking doors, rear louvers and Exhaust routed out the back.

Chris Ricketts


Chris has over 10 years of experience in the Power Generation industry. Chris started right out of college working for MTU/Detroit Diesel as a parts and service representative. Chris felt he wanted a greater challenge and went to work for Caterpillar. For the next eight years he built and managed their used equipment power systems division. 

During this time Chris learned about the many different industries that use generators and how best to serve each sector. 

Cody Herman 

Lead Technition

Cody grew up on a dairy farm and was exposed to real life on the job training from a young age working on agricultural machinery. After high school Cody joined the Marine Corp. where he served for four years. After his time in the Marine Core he started with an oil and gas maintenance company that helped refine his mechanical skills while giving him the opportunity to become proficient in maintenance and repair of hydraulic well fracturing systems. After two years Cody went to work for Total Energy Solutions in San Antonio, TX where he became a power generation technician. Cody’s experience with Caterpillar allowed him to become a level 3 factory trained technician capable of repairs on 3500 series engines, overhauls, voltage changes, generator replacements, breaker swaps and complex control repairs and upgrades.

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