BENCO is a family-owned four-store network specializing in sales, service, installation and inspection of automotive service equipment. Once known as John Bean Equipment, today BENCO is the official equipment division of Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc (APH).

Serving professionals and hobbyists since 1972, BENCO carries the Midwest’s largest inventory of lifts and lift parts.


Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc.

BENCO is a division of Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a third generation family-owned aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group based in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. APH was established in 1920 in Minneapolis, as National Bushing & Parts Company, and today operates Auto Value parts stores throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Michigan and Montana. With its network of more than 160 locations, APH is consistently listed in Babcox Media’s Top 20 Super Stores ranking of aftermarket distributors. The company employs more than 1,200 personnel. For more information, please visit

Serving the entire Upper Midwest.

BENCO does it all! From hoists to air compressors, cord reels to floor jacks, battery chargers to tire machines — we sell and service more equipment than anyone in the region. We stock a wide array of products and parts that are OSHA & MSHA Certified, so contact us today and let one of our experts assist with your equipment needs.

  • Bismarck, ND



  • St. Cloud, MN

  • Over 40 years of business
  • Certified expert technicians
  • We’re open to the public

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