United Rentals Expands Tools and Industrial Solutions Network with Branch Openings in Texas and Ontario


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced the further expansion of its specialty branch network with the addition of two locations dedicated to tool management services. The new branches have opened in Plano, Texas, and Cambridge, Ontario, serving the Dallas and Toronto metropolitan areas, respectively.

The United Rentals Tools and Industrial Solutions division provides tool management services for short-term and long-term project needs, including maintenance and repair, delivery, computerized tracking and reporting of tool usage. The company offers on-site, secure storage through the rental of a Mobile Tool Room.

Patrick Lowry, vice president, tools and industrial solutions, said, "The availability of the proper tools in safe working order is one of the most important components of jobsite productivity. We now have 14 dedicated locations supporting the United Rentals branch network in offering tool management as part of our total jobsite solutions for customers.”

United Rentals provides expert equipment rental, trench safety, temporary power, climate control, industrial tool and technology services through the largest customer service organization of its kind in North America. The company currently has a total of 822 rental branches in North America. 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 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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