United Rentals Opens Aerial Equipment Branch in West Lebanon, New Hampshire

Greenwich, CT - Feb 10, 2005

 

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI), North America's largest equipment rental company, today announced the grand opening of an aerial equipment branch in West Lebanon, New Hampshire. The new 6,500 sq. ft. facility at 17 Interchange Drive in West Lebanon will provide customers in northern New Hampshire and Vermont with equipment rentals, new and used equipment sales, repair and maintenance services, and a comprehensive line of contractor supplies.

"By expanding our presence in New Hampshire, we can better serve our customers in Vermont as well," said Scott Drouin, branch manager for United Rentals. "We now have a substantial fleet of rental equipment centrally located on the Vermont/New Hampshire border. Our new location is convenient for contractors in the greater part of both states."

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 equipment delivery service and professional safety training for customers.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in North America, with an integrated network of more than 730 rental locations in 47 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 13,200 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

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