United Rentals Announces Winner of DeWALT Workshop Sweepstakes

Greenwich, CT - Jul 30, 2003

United Rentals, Inc., North America's largest equipment rental company, today announced that Michael Johns of Carmichael, California, has won the company's DeWALT Dream Workshop Sweepstakes. He will receive a $1,400 selection of DeWALT power tools, according to Fred Bratman, United Rentals vice president, corporate communications.

The national sweepstakes promoted the expanded range of professional contractor supplies now available in most United Rentals branches. Customers can purchase tools from leading manufacturers such as DeWALT, Stanley and Bosch, as well as duct tape, extension cords, blades, hard hats, gloves and other commodities.

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) serves over 1.7 million customers with an integrated network of more than 750 locations in 47 American states, seven Canadian provinces and Mexico.