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About the GLES Global Family


GLES global is a family owned company, which specializes in turn key block equipment sales. We do not claim to be the largest equipment broker, but we do claim to have our clients best interest’s in mind.
GLES Global (Great Lakes Equipment Source) has been one of the leading used equipment and parts supply companies within the concrete products industry for more than 15 years. We specialize in turn-key concrete products manufacturing solutions and continue to support our customers by providing technical services along with backend parts distribution. We have partnered with many organizations worldwide whether they were in need of a complete turn-key solution, a single piece of equipment, technical services, or simply looking for some cost effective replacement parts. 
There are many companies out there that simply resell equipment. We offer solutions. Our expertise in electrical and mechanical engineering allows us to provide a full service partnership. 




“We have enjoyed our relationship with GLES.  Their exceptional communication, coordination and timely delivery make doing business with them easy.   We look forward to future sales opportunities with GLES.”

-Paul Wienke | Midwest Block & Brick 


We have found GLES quick to respond to any requests or inquiries. GLES respond in a positive and helpful manner conveying a clear representation of what they have to offer. The team at GLES have extensive knowledge in the operation, repair, modifying and reconditioning of concrete block and paver manufacturing equipment. Additional to this, they have the knowledge and resources to prepare and load machinery and  process necessary paperwork and associated documentation for shipping to international destinations.

- Andrew Kearley | Apex Masonry 



Recent partnerships:

  • Phoenix AZ, Columbia UL-26
  • Tracey CA, Tumbler Operation
  • Bayonne, New Jersey, Complete Besser Plant Dismantle  
  • Los Angeles CA, Columbia Machine 16HF Block Machine
  • Toledo OH, Batch Plant Instillation 
  • Milwaukee WI, Batch Plant Instillation
  • Concon Chile, Columbia Model 16HF Block Machine
  • Cancun Mexico, Columbia Model 1600 Block Machine 
  • Punta Cana Dominican Republic, Columbia Model 16HF Block Machine
  • Milton DE, Besser 80 cu ft Spiral Blade Mixer
  • Chicago IL, Besser Spade Loader/Unloader 
  • Chicago IL, Complete Besser Ultrapac Plant 
  • Toronto Canada, Columbia 81 cu ft Direct Drive Mixer
  • Kingston Jamaica, Columbia Model 1600, Columbia UL-37, Mixer Systems 3 Yard Mixer
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - Besser Molds
  • Windsor Canada, Besser Fully Automatic Cuber Sale and Dismantle 
  • Tifton GA, Besser Splitter
  • Matzalan, Sinaloa, Mexico - Complete Reconditioned Columbia 16 Plant
  • Managua, Nicaragua, GoCorp Plant Equipment Sale with Installation & Startup
  • Ghana, Africa, Complete Reconditioned Columbia 1600 Plant
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - Complete Plant Dismantle & Minor Repair Services
  • Bani, Dominican Republic - Besser Equipment, Molds, & Parts
  • Brisbane, Australia - Columbia Cuber, Columbia Splitter, UL-26 Expansion, 15 molds
  • Ontario Canada- Complete Columbia 1600 Dismantle and sale in 2 months
  • Ontario Canada - Columbia CPM 40 Plant
  • East Coast USA - Multiple Complete Besser V3-12 Operations Sold

Our Services

  • Buyer Representation
  • Fair Market Price Evaluation
  • Zero Broker Fees
  • On Site Visit and Equipment Evaluation
  • Recondition
  • Plant Layout
  • Used Pallet Procurement
  • Customer Troubleshooting
  • Preventive Maintenance Support
  • Future Development Pathway