United Rentals First Quarter Conference Call and Audio Webcast Reminder

Greenwich, CT - May 1, 2005

 

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), the world's largest equipment rental company, will hold its quarterly conference call with Wayland Hicks, chief executive officer, and John Milne, president and chief financial officer, on Wednesday, May 4, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The conference call will be available by audio webcast at the United Rentals website www.unitedrentals.com, where it will be archived.

The first quarter press release will be available by 7:00 a.m. on the United Rentals website at www.unitedrentals.com.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of 730 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 12,700 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent over 600 types of equipment with a total original cost of $3.7 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Additional information about United Rentals is available at www.unitedrentals.com.

Contact:

Chuck Wessendorf
VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
United Rentals, Inc.
(203) 618-7318 
cwessendorf@ur.com