United Rentals Opens Branch in Oakdale, Pennsylvania

Greenwich, CT - Jun 26, 2005

 

United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced the opening of its newest branch in Oakdale, Penn. The two-acre facility at 2901 Montour Church Road will provide customers in the greater Pittsburgh metropolitan area with equipment rentals, new equipment sales, repair and maintenance services, and a comprehensive line of contractor supplies.

"There is a great deal of infrastructure expansion planned for the Pittsburgh area, and a residential construction boom is in progress," said Ed Heinz, branch manager for United Rentals. "We have already begun to service that growth."

The new branch carries a broad range of equipment for commercial and industrial construction, renovation and maintenance, including the latest technologies in aerial work platforms. United Rentals also offers equipment delivery, certified safety and professional operator training, and 24-hour emergency response.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of more than 730 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company's 12,900 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 $3.7 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 2000 Index® and is headquartered in Greenwich, Conn. 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