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At APD Power Center, all we do is power equipment and we are among the
best at what we do. Our trained sales staff will do their best to make sure you
purchase the right tool for the right job.  We want make sure you are happy
with your purchase. The big box stores are very good at selling you a saw or a
trimmer, but they fail miserably when it comes to warranty and repair service.
They send it to us for warranty service. That's where we shine. We repair what
we sell. We don't turn you away to some other repair facility. If we sell it, we fix

Our factory trained service technicians will treat your power equipment repair
as if it was their own. Why? We care and we have pride in our work. We have
been in this Phoenix AZ valley since 1966 and we really care about you, the

Here is a list of just a few of the brands of equipment we stock, sell and service

Honda: Generators, water pumps, string trimmers, brush cutters, lawn mowers,
engines, tillers and VersAttach pole pruner, trimmer, hedge clipper, blower, lawn
edger and cultivator (tiller)

Stihl: Full line of power equipment, chainsaws, cut off saws, sprayers,
blowers, lawn mowers, trimmers, battery powered equipment.

Echo: Trimmers, blowers, chainsaws, outdoor power equipment.

MultiQuip: Rammers, vibratory plate compactors, generators, concrete
mixers, mortar mixers, light towers, concrete trowels, Mikasa, Whiteman,
Stow, Essick.

Husqvarna: Construction equipment, cut off saws, walk behind saws,
rammers,  vibratory plate compactors. Lawn and Garden equipment:
XP chainsaws, blowers, ranch and farm targeted chainsaws.

BE: Braber Equipment, pressure and power washers, generators, air
compressors, water pumps.

Alkota: Hot and cold pressure and power washers.

Whitco: Pressure and power washers.

Hydro Tek: Pressure and power washers.

All American Cleaning Systems: Pressure and power washers.

Nilfisk Pressure Pro: Pressure and power washers.

Billy Goat: Blowers

Little Wonder: Blowers

Ground Hog: Augers, post hole diggers, trenchers.

Ingersoll Rand: Air compressors

Rolair: Air compressors

Ciasons: Air compressors

Mi-T-M: Air compressors, pressure washers, generators.

Honda engines

Kohler: engines, generators, Kohler Diesel engines.

Vanguard: engines

Briggs & Stratton: engines

APD Power Center History,  Tempe, Arizona, 1966

APD Power Center started as an automotive speed shop in a tiny 2,000 square
foot building behind an auto parts store located on West Broadway Road in
Tempe, Arizona. The speed shop was named Pitkin's Engine Machine and
focused on performance and race engines. As time passed, Pitkin's began to sell
small industrial diesel and gasoline engines and changed the machine shop focus
from primarily a speed shop to include both performance and industrial engine

The store became one of the largest small engine dealers in the state of Arizona.
The original owners of Pitkin's decided to sell their business to three key
employees that had managed and operated the store for them for many years.
Those three employees went to relatives and borrowed cash and cleaned out
savings accounts. The operating cash for the first day of business was a meager
80 dollars pitched in from the three owner's pockets. The new venture was called
Arizona Automotive Machine (Arizona Automotive & Engine Repair, Inc.)

Engine machine work continued to be a main focus.  By 1994 power equipment
and small engines sales had increased 1,000 percent. We thought  the name APD
Power Center would better reflect the direction the business had grown. FYI, APD
is short for All Products Distributing. i.e. the full name of the company is All
Products Distributing Power Center.

We hope you will enjoy your visit to our showroom located at 412 West Gemini
Drive in Tempe AZ in the heart of the Phoenix Arizona.
APD Power Center Phoenix Arizona 412 W Gemini Drive Tempe AZ 85283
(480) 838-7472 (800) 789-7894  apdpowercenter at