IRN January/February issue now available

By Helen Wright02 February 2015

As well as in printed form, the January/February issue of International Rental News (IRN) is now available to download or read online from

In addition, the tablet edition for iPads and other devices, featuring extra images and video, is also available to download. The issue has been formatted for tablet computers and other portable devices, both Apple and Android.

Download the tablet App from the Apple App store (iTunes) or the Google Play Store (Google Play) and search for “International Rental News”.

Readers can receive the digital version by registering at, at no cost. For readers already registered, view online or download the magazine from the left-hand tab at:

In addition, the podcast to accompany this issue is also now available to stream or download from the KHL podcast page at

In the January February issue:

HSS to launch IPO; deadline for the European Rental Awards; Tsurumi enters rental; plus other news from the global rental industry.

Kevin Appleton column
Technology has had an impact on service industries and the rental sector in particular. Kevin Appleton breaks it down.

Interview: Zhang Chunyu, Horizon Equipment
Euan Youdale spoke with the general manager of Chinese rental company Zhang Chunyu to find out how the sector is set to change and grow.

ERA/IRN RentalTracker:
Sentiment picked up in the last three months of the year, but caution still reigns in the RentalTracker.

LATAM40 ranking
We publish our first ranking of the top 40 rental companies in Latin America.

Product feature: compaction
The compaction market is changing, with new competition in Europe and an increasing focus on technology.

Product feature: rental software
Software developers are targeting new sectors in the rental industry and are seeking to extend their reach beyond the big players.

Show Guide: the rental show 2015
A look at the American Rental Association’s 59th annual convention and rental trade show.

Preview: Intermat
April sees the global construction equipment industry make its triennial migration to France for the Intermat exhibition. IRN previews the event.

Show Guide: Executive hire show
The Executive Hire Show takes place from 11 to 12 February at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK, and exhibition space for this rental festival was all snapped up in November.

International Rental Conference (IRC): Review
A review of some key points fron the 2nd IRC, which took place in Shanghai, China, in November, as well as a look ahead to the 2015 event.

Rouse Services
Rouse Services provides fourth quarter and full-year 2014 data and analysis of the US and UK rental markets.

Rental management
For a rental company, being traded on a stock exchange has advantages and challenges – Jeff Eisenberg explains.

ERA page
The ERA looks at some of its key events in 2015, including its annual convention in June.

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

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