United Rentals Expands Power and HVAC Operations in Three States

Greenwich, CT - Nov 28, 2010


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced further investment in its branch network with the opening of three specialty locations in the fourth quarter. The locations extend the company’s power and HVAC operations to Tacoma, Wash., Charlotte, N.C., and Beaumont, Texas.

Paul McDonnell, senior vice president – trench safety, power and HVAC, said, “Our growth strategy is shaped by the needs of our end markets, where we see increasing demand for temporary power and climate control equipment. Our expertise in these areas is an opportunity to strengthen our customer relationships beyond the range of general construction services.”

The United Rentals branch network integrates the company’s general rentals and trench safety, power and HVAC businesses into the industry’s largest customer service footprint. For more information, see unitedrentals.com.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of 549 rental locations in 48 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The company’s approximately 7,400 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent approximately 2,900 classes of equipment with a total original cost of $3.8 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Greenwich, Conn.


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