United Rentals Schedules Annual Meeting for June 11, 2008

Greenwich, CT - Apr 3, 2008


United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced that it will hold its 2008 annual meeting of stockholders on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Stockholders who are holders of record as of Thursday, April 24, 2008, will be entitled to vote at the meeting. The meeting location is at the Stamford Marriott Hotel in Stamford, Connecticut.

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with an integrated network of over 670 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 $4.2 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.


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