United Rentals, Inc. Third Quarter 2008 Conference Call and Audio Webcast Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. (ET)

Greenwich, CT - Oct 21, 2008

 

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) will hold its third quarter 2008 conference call with Michael Kneeland, chief executive officer, and Martin Welch, chief financial officer, on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The conference call will also be available by audio webcast at unitedrentals.com, where it will be archived until the next earnings call. In addition a replay may be accessed for two weeks following the call at 703-925-2533, passcode: 1296899.

United Rentals' third quarter earnings press release will be issued and available on the company's website at unitedrentals.com after the market close on Tuesday, October 28, 2008.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of over 665 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's approximately 10,500 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent over 2,900 classes of rental equipment with a total original cost of $4.3 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. Additional information about United Rentals is available at www.unitedrentals.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements. These statements can generally be identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "plans," "intends," "projects," "forecasts," "may," "will," or "should," or by discussions of vision, strategy or outlook. Our businesses and operations are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, and, consequently, actual results may differ materially from those projected by any forward-looking statements. For a description of possible uncertainties, please refer to our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, as well as to our subsequent filings with the SEC. Our forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date hereof, and we make no commitment to update or publicly release any revisions to forward-looking statements in order to reflect new information or subsequent events, circumstances or changes in expectations.

Contact:

Hyde Park Financial Communications
Fred Bratman
(203) 618-7318 
Cell: (917) 847-4507
fbratman@hydeparkfin.com