United Rentals has opened three specialist power and temperature control rental locations in Washington State, North Carolina and Texas. The branches are located in Tacoma (Washington), Charlotte (NC), and Beaumont (TX).
Caterpillar enjoyed a leading 24.9% share of the European diesel genset market in 2009 according to market research body Frost & Sullivan, which has awarded Cat its annual European Market Share Leadership Award in genset category.
Frost & Sullivan said Caterpillar had consolidated its leadership position in a declining market.
Netherlands power rental company Bredenoord is unusual in that it likes to develop and build its own gensets, including some rather special designs. Murray Pollok visited the company’s Apeldoorn facility.
New G20 generators from Doosan International UK Ltd, Portable Power (DIPP) are being used in two specially made trailer-mounted grout pumping systems designed by specialist concrete pump rental company Premier Concrete Pumping Ltd (PCP).
JCB has appointed new distributors in Germany and the UK for its range of gensets. August Storm Gmbh & Co. KG (Storm) is now the distributor for Germany and in the UK, Tarplett Generator Services (TGS) has been appointed as a dealer.
Cummins Power Generation says its expertise in engine design will give it the edge in selling gensets to rental companies. Murray Pollok reports from the company's genset manufacturing plant in Ramsgate, UK.
Cummins Power Generation, the Cummins division that operates a power rental business, has confirmed that it will focus on being a supplier to the rental sector rather than a major rental provider in its own right.
Cummins Power Generation said mobile power products using fuel cell technology could be commercially available within two to three years, with larger 100 kW stationary units available in seven to 10 years.
Dubai-based power and temperature control rental company Rental Solutions & Services (RSS) has signed a joint venture agreement with Muscat-based construction group Mubadarah Investments (MI) to provide rental services in Oman.