United Rentals acquires New Jersey rental firm

United Rentals has acquired ABLE Equipment Rental, a privately-owned, independent equipment rental company that employs more than 300 staff members across its nine locations along the East Coast.

The acquisition has been highlighted on both ABLE’s and United Rentals’ websites, with no further information provided.

A Magni telehandler in ABLE Equipment’s fleet.

ABLE has been operating since 1996. The company has experienced significant growth over the years - from 2021 to 2022 alone, it grew its aerial fleet by nearly 20 percent, jumping from 3,829 units to 4,585. 

It also made key acquisitions in 2022, having brought on Elite Construction Rentals and Extreme Rentals USA. 

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