United Rentals Opens Aerial Branch in Flint, Michigan

Greenwich, CT - Nov 15, 2005


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced the grand opening of an aerial equipment rental branch in Flint, Mich., at 1331 West Hill Road. The facility will provide customers with equipment rentals, sales of new and used equipment, contractor supplies, and equipment service.

"Flint is rapidly becoming a hub for high-tech manufacturing, and we are pleased to participate in its growth," said Matthew Flannery, regional vice president for United Rentals, aerial region. "As a one-stop source for equipment rentals, supplies and service, we are uniquely positioned to deliver value and convenience to contractors on construction and renovation sites."

The new location will rent the latest technologies in aerial work platforms, as well as forklifts, scaffolding and related equipment for commercial and industrial construction. United Rentals also offers professional training, maintenance and delivery services for customers.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of more than 740 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 13,500 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers for rent over 600 different types of equipment with a total original cost of $3.96 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.


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

Nicole Salas
Manager, Corporate Communications
United Rentals, Inc.
(203) 618-7246