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International Rental Business

Lifts for the World

Sept. 1, 2008
While Riwal is fast developing into one of the world's leading aerial players, a family atmosphere still prevails.
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United Rentals Names Kneeland President, CEO and Director

Aug. 29, 2008
After a unanimous election by United Rentals’ board, the company last week named Michael Kneeland president, CEO and a director of the company. Kneeland has served as interim ...
RER & The Environment

The Green Giant

Aug. 1, 2008
No longer the silent elephant in the construction and rental industries, environmental responsibility and sustainability concerns are today...
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Haulotte Group Acquires Bil-Jax

July 25, 2008
Consolidation of the aerial industry took a major step this week with the acquisition of Bil-Jax Inc. by the Haulotte Group, through its U.S. subsidiary.
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Industry Pioneer William “Bill” Grasse Dies

July 25, 2008
The word “pioneer” is often used to describe people who played roles in the early development of an industry. When it comes to the equipment rental industry, probably no single...
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Former United Rentals President Milne Charged With Securities Fraud

April 11, 2008
John Milne, former vice chairman, president and chief financial officer of United Rentals was indicted April 4 by a federal grand jury for conspiracy, securities fraud, insider...
Business Info Analysis

Manage Your Capital

April 1, 2008
With the first quarter of 2008 behind us, rental industry revenue results appear mixed. The most optimistic rental operators are predicting limited growth
News & Analysis

A Growing Space

March 7, 2008
Tim Ford joined Genie Industries a year and a half ago as CEO, and has grown along with the company. RER editor Michael Roth had the opportunity to sit down with Ford at the ARA...
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North American Rental Market Tops $42 Billion, ARA Study Says

Feb. 15, 2008
The total size of the North American rental market was $42.3 billion in 2007, according to the American Rental Association’s 2007 State of the Industry report, released last week...