IRN April-May 2015 digital issue now available

By Steve Ducker15 May 2015

The April-May of International Rental News (IRN) is now available to download from

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In the April-May issue:

Martin Schickel talks about developments in the Liebherr-Mietpartner business; private equity fund CataCap helps create Denmark’s largest rental company.

Kevin Appleton column
With financial results being announced almost daily, Kevin asks if the rental industry is now divided between the super-rich and everyone else.

Intermat Report

IRN rounds up product launches from the recent exhibition in Paris.

Interview: Stéphane Henon, Loxam
French rental giant Loxam made the headlines when it purchased a 25% stake in the Brazilian company Degraus. But for managing director Stéphane Henon it’s business as usual.

RentalTracker survey

The first ERA/IRN RentalTracker of 2015 finds a large majority in a buoyant mood, but is the recovery underway just yet?

European Rental Awards & ERA Convention

The Awards take place on 3 June. We bring you the shortlisted candidates and the Convention programme.

Show Preview: Plantworx

More than 300 exhibitors are heading to the exhibition at Bruntingthorpe, UK, from 2 to 4 June, with numerous launches and a well represented host nation.

Feature: Generators/Power

As users come to terms with a changing industry, new technology is driving the mobile generator forward.

Regional Report: Japan

For decades, it was an economic powerhouse whose ideas led – and changed – the world. But how is Japan, and its rental industry, really faring in 2015?

Feature: Asset tracking and telematics

Telematics is ‘the branch of information technology dealing with the long-distance transmission of computerised information, but implementing it has been more complex than defining it, until now.

Rouse Services
Rouse Services provides an update on how the US rental market performed at the start of 2015.

ERA page
The ERA looks at the total cost of ownership for equipment.

Faces & Places
People and event news from the global rental sector.

International Rental Conference Asia

The latest on the event, which takes place in Beijing in September.

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