United completes WesternOne acquisition

By Murray Pollok30 November 2018

United Rentals has completed the acquisition of WesternOne Rentals & Sales LP in Western Canada for a cash price of US$90.4 million. The deal was first announced in late October this year.

The acquisition expands United Rentals’ operations in Alberta, British Columbia and Manitoba in Western Canada, and gives it a greater presence in the sports and entertainment market and also a propane and diesel fuel service.

United rentals

Michael Kneeland, CEO of United Rentals, said, “The WesternOne acquisition deepens our presence in key markets in Western Canada, with a dual benefit to our core business and specialty operations.

“In addition, our regional penetration of the sports and entertainment vertical gives us new expertise to leverage for customers across North America. I’m pleased to welcome the WesternOne employees and customers to United Rentals.”

Latest News
Florida zoo utilizes Shuttlelift for manatee rehab
The new Shuttlelift SCD09 carrydeck crane helps with transferring animals between transport trucks and pools as well as providing an efficient daily weighing solution.
Data centre market to be worth US$308 billion
Increasing demand for data storage and processing capabilities push up value of sector
What are the top stories in cranes and specialized transport in 2022?
International Cranes and Specialized Transport reviews the top stories of 2022