United Rentals to Present at Goldman Sachs Global Capital Goods Conference Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Greenwich, CT - Oct 25, 2005


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that it will participate in the Goldman Sachs Global Capital Goods Conference at The Grand Hyatt, New York City on Wednesday, November 2, 2005. The conference will include a presentation by Wayland Hicks, chief executive officer, as well as additional meetings with investors.

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, Connecticut. 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