Cooper expands in Canada
By Thomas Allen16 July 2019
Canadian rental company Cooper Equipment Rentals has expanded into the Southern Alberta market with its recent acquisition of Prime Rentals.
Established in 1979, Prime Rentals specialises in the rental of compact and aerial equipment and has been operating out of two locations in Alberta.
Doug Dougherty, CEO of Cooper, said, “This strategic acquisition strengthens our position in the important Alberta market and allows us to better support customers throughout Southern Alberta. It moves us closer to our goal of establishing a national network of branches through which we can deliver best-in-class service to customers throughout Canada.”
Kim and Trina Tymko, the owners of Prime Rentals, will continue working to ensure a smooth transition over the next several months.
Kim Tymko, President of Prime Rentals, said, “My wife Trina and I take great pride in the business our family has built, and we are deeply committed to Prime Rentals’ employees and customers. We have every confidence that this transaction will provide meaningful opportunity for our employees and will allow Prime Rentals’ customers to continue receiving the high level of service to which they have become accustomed.”