United Rentals Branches to Host Nationwide Equipment SaleDecember 12 Event Expanded from U.S. to Canada Will Offer Financing and Service Options

Stamford, Conn. -

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that the company will host its second annual Used Equipment Sale on Thursday, December 12, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time. The sale will be staged at more than 650 participating branches in North America, giving buyers the opportunity to acquire quality equipment from a reputable supplier at a fraction of its original cost.

United Rentals equipment specialists will be on hand at each branch to answer questions about applications and safe operation. Additional features of interest include:

  • Over 20,000 items offered for sale in the U.S. and Canada, in categories ranging from boom lifts, scissor lifts, backhoes, dozers and trenchers, to mixers, air tools, compressors, power tools and more.
  • Purchased direct from top-tier manufacturers, including Multiquip®, JLG®, Genie® and Case®, and utilized exclusively in the company’s rental fleet, unless otherwise specified.
  • Maintained and inspected by United Rentals service technicians prior to sale.
  • Two optional service programs that can protect buyers from costly downtime and repairs: Make it Right coverage waives repair costs to the buyer for 30 days; and United Guard comprehensive coverage provides warranted repairs on specified components with no co-pays at company branches nationwide.
  • Facilitated by financing options made available through an arrangement with Captive Capital, including flexible terms and payment plans.
  • Timed to give buyers the benefit of IRS Section 179: 100% deduction on 2013 taxes for qualified equipment bought before year-end. Available with a properly structured lease or loan, or outright purchase (see your qualified tax advisor or CPA).

Visit UnitedRentals.com/sale to learn more, find a sale location near you, browse current inventory, or schedule an appointment. Prospective buyers may also visit any participating United Rentals location on December 12 with no appointment required.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of 822 rental locations that operate in 49 U.S. states and every Canadian province. The company’s approximately 11,700 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent approximately 3,200 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $7.96 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s MidCap 400 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index  and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at www.unitedrentals.com.



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