About Us

Cobalt Equipment, Inc. is a woman-owned small business formed in 2004 specializing in turn-key base camp and workforce housing support services, logistical support associated with restoration operations, and military camps.  Check out who we are and what we do here.

Cobalt foresaw the growing demand for reliable, cost-effective and specialized quality equipment and formed Cobalt to meet that demand. Today, Cobalt has millions of dollars invested in equipment inventory serving the needs of the Emergency Services and Disaster Industry. Cobalt’s value doesn’t end with simply providing equipment. We have built a professional team of managers, logistics specialists and maintenance personnel to ensure that our customer needs will be met with Cobalt’s quality and dedication to any incident.  Watch us in action here.

We lead the industry in providing emergency services, turn-key life support facilities, workforce housing and related equipment (see part of our equipment inventory here). We currently own one of the largest inventories in the US, capable of supporting over 20,000 persons. We are strategically placed throughout the United States to immediately respond to our customer’s needs.

Our staff is trained in OSHA Competent Person Training, First Aid, CPR/AED, ICS/NIMS and have worked through-out the United States so there are no learning curves involved with our performance. We immediately deploy to satisfy our customers’ needs 24/7/365.

With experience from the military, construction, and engineering industries, we provide a synergistic source for temporary facilities and logistics services that has proven to be concise and relevant for demanding clients. We’re fast and efficient, never holding up your project. We understand and adapt to regional variations, with contingency planning that is thorough with no surprises. Our safety procedures are tried and tested so you can have confidence in us.

Kathleen Robinson


Business owner for 17 years with over 25 years of Management Experience. Provides logistical and operational support and day-to-day management expertise to help Cobalt Equipment, Inc. provide excellent customer service to our clients.

Robert Knabe


Results driven leader having 20+ years of proven success in the equipment rental industry in operations, operational improvement, logistics, organizational development, labor management, vendor relations and vendor contact negotiations. Leverages expertise in operations and attention to operational efficiency to reduce costs and increase both external and internal customer satisfaction. Works well under pressure; capable of meeting ambitious deadlines; quickly masters new technologies and methodologies; offers initiative, strong analytical capabilities, innovative thinking for problem solving; leadership and communication skills; comfortable with all levels of staff; will instill the entire team with a desire to do one thing better every day to achieve excellence.

Corporation Team


Our team has over 150 combined years of experience in providing you with the First-Class Service you need and deserve. We have full time Operations Managers, IT Managers, Logistics Managers, Maintenance Technicians, Mechanics and Support Staff ready to assist you with all your Housing Solutions, Disaster Relief, Equipment and Project Management needs.

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