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El-Björn appoints exclusive distributor for Denmark
Erenfred Pedersen A/S (EP) in Denmark has signed an exclusive distributor agreement with El-Björn to sell its power, lighting and temperature control equipment in the country.
APR increases 2012 CapEx to $290-310 million
Power rental company APR Energy has increased its planned capital investment for the full year to US$290-310 million, up from the $230-260 million indicated earlier this year.
EP Generators launches new genset range
UK engine distributor Engines Plus Ltd has launched a new range of power generators aimed at the UK construction, rental and outside event markets.
Progress Group integrates Newburn Power Rental
The UK’s Progress Group has integrated its power rental division with Newburn Power Rental, which it acquired in January this year.
Allen Engineering and ESI form sales alliance
Allen Engineering Corp (AEC) and Equipment Synergy International (ESI) have agreed a joint marketing alliance to target the North American and international rental market. As part of the deal, Roger Euliss, ESI’s co-founder and president, takes on the additional role of sales director at Allen Engineering.
Pramac goes into liquidation
Italian-based genset manufacturer Pramac has gone into liquidation following a special meeting of shareholders last week.
Cat Entertainment Services set for international growth
Cat Entertainment Services (Cat ES), the events rental business operated by Ring Power in the US, has been designed by Caterpillar as a global supplier of temporary power and temperature control equipment for major events and production projects.
Aggreko opens Cape Town service centre
New facility will provide temporary power and temperature control services to the local shipping and oil and gas industries as well as businesses operating in and around Cape Town's central business district
Brazil acquisition to give SDMO a boost
SDMO said the recent acquisition of the Brazilian genset manufacturer Maquigeral will give it an important route to targeting the country’s fast growing rental sector in the country.
Atlas Copco moves genset centre to Gesan
Atlas Copco Portable Energy is to move its competence centre for portable generators from Antwerp to the Gesan facility in Zaragoza, Spain that it acquired last year.
United Rentals opens three specialty rentals locations
United Rentals has expanded its specialty rentals operation by opening new trench safety and power rental locations in New Hampshire, New Jersey and Texas.
Energyst to double power fleet over next three years
Energyst said it was well positioned to capitalise on the growing demand for power rentals worldwide and that it would more than double its fleet power capacity over the next three years.
Caterpillar signs five year power deal with Energyst
Caterpillar has followed up its recent international power project (IPP) deals with APR Energy and Energy International Inc by announcing a further IPP partnership with Energyst Cat Rental Power, the Netherlands-based power rental company jointly owned by a number of European Caterpillar dealers.
Increased costs lead to Cummins price rise
Cummins Power Generation has announced a 3% general price increase effective on 1 January, 2012.
JCB to launch 'rental-spec' 1200 kVA genset
JCB is to expand its range of power generators with the launch of a rental-specification 1200 kVA unit in a 20 ft ISO container.
Himoinsa doubles production capacity at Spanish plant
Spanish genset and lighting tower manufacturer Himoinsa said the addition of two metal forming tools has doubled production capacity at its production facility in San Javier, Murcie.
Mark Hodgkins of ArcGen Hilta on the company's ambitious growth strategy
ArcGen Hilta has been adding products to its range and acquiring companies. Murray Pollok met ArcGen’s chief executive Mark Hodgkins and asked about the long term strategy for the UK company.
Cummins opens world's largest genset testing hall
Cummins Power Generation has officially opened a new Acoustical Testing Facility (ATC) at its Fridley headquarters in Minnesota, US, and said it was the largest engine-testing facility of its kind in the world.
APR Energy partners with Pratt & Whitney for 25 MW turbines
APR Energy (APR) has entered into a partnership with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) that will give APR exclusive access to Pratt & Whitney’s 25 MW mobile gas turbines for rental applications.
Bredenoord consortium wins Euro 2012 power contract
A consortium led by Netherlands power specialist Bredenoord has won the power rental contract for the Euro 2012 football championship to be held in Poland and the Ukraine next July.
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