Celebrating 80 years of business
Starting in 1938 with E.C. Papé, The Papé Group has maintained its commitment to providing consistent, quality customer service through four generations. We’re proud of the legacy of uptime we’ve provided our customers. The same customers who have come to rely on the Papé name to keep their operations running for over 80 years of business.
E.C. Papé Starts his Own Company
E.C. Papé Starts his company, promising consistent, quality customer service.
Papé Material Handling is Formed
Papé included Hyster® and Bobcat in the company's offerings.
Ditch Witch West is Formed
Ditch Witch West is formed to meet the needs of the goring, drilling, and trenching market.
Papé Machinery is Formed
Papé acquired the Oregon and Washington dealerships for John Deere construction and forestry equipment.
Papé Kenworth is Formed
Papé acquires its first Kenworth dealership, entering into the heavy-haul trucking industry.
Papé Machinery Agriculture & Turf is Formed
Papé makes the natural progression to serve farmers and ranchers with the new Papé Machinery Agriculture & Turf division.
We have a group of employees with hundreds of years of combined experience in the agriculture industry, no other dealer network in the Northwest can match this much talent.- Carl Laux
I would have never dreamed in a million years I would have the good fortune I have had to work for such an outstanding organization.- Mark Vinson
I am thankful that I’ve been able to work for such a great company as I finish my undergrad at Oregon State. I've gained critical professional skills that I can take with me throughout my life- Miranda Kling
As a Credit Administrator for The Pape Group I get to be challenged daily and I am constantly learning something new. I enjoy working for such a family oriented company.- Sarah Burnette