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Ramirent is to pilot Wynne Systems’ rental software system in Sweden.
Sunstate Equipment is the latest US rental company to join the SmartEquip network. The system will link each of Sunstate’s depots with its suppliers, giving parts and service technicians real-time support on products.
Rental consultant WL Associates has launched a new product sourcing service, called Worldsource, for rental companies. It will locate the best new products, components and consumable items worldwide.
Australia's Onsite Rental Group has announced the retirement of its long-serving chief executive officer and co-founder Trevor James. He has been succeeded by Mark Rich, a former senior executive at Coates Hire who more recently has led Onsite's New Zealand business, Hirepool.
Climax Portable Machine Tools has opened three new rental depots in the US and one in Australia to support increased demand for its on-site portable machining tools.
US rental company Max Equipment Rental has received court approval for its Chapter 11 reorganisation plan. The California-based company entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in December 2009.
Gerald Plescia, president of Hertz Equipment Rental Corp (HERC), has retired from the company after 14 years in the position and 32 years with the company.
Ashtead Group has appointed Brendan Horgan as chief executive officer of Sunbelt Rentals. Mr Horgan, who was previously the company’s chief operating officer, replaces Joe Phelan who left Ashtead Group on 25 January.
UK rental company Speedy said the number of customers using its extranet service has reached 6000 with 300 new users joining every month.
Bjørn Larsen, managing director of Norwegian rental company UCO (Utleiecompagniet AS), has joined Ramirent to lead its Norwegian business and become a member of the group management team.
Hertz Corp has appointed Edward Hu as general manager and vice president of Hertz China. Mr Hu is based in Shanghai, China and will report to Michel Taride, president, Hertz International and executive vice president, Hertz Corp.
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the fourth quarter of 2010 shows that the positive trends identified in the previous quarters are continuing and to some degree strengthening.
Middle East temperature control and power rental company Rental Solutions & Services (RSS) is expanding its international power projects business and has recruited an experienced power rentals manager, Peter den Boogert, to head up the operation.
South Africa-based MCC Plant Hire is the largest heavy equipment rental company in Africa. Murray Pollok talked to the company’s Werner Scheepers about the challenges in the coming years.
New World: GAM’s Carlos Araoz explains the company’s internationalisation strategy to IRN Editor Murray Pollok.
Ramirent’s Danish subsidiary has signed a five year rental agreement with E Pihl & Søn AS under which the contractor will outsource its light equipment and hoist operations to Ramirent.
Three of the biggest rental companies in Russia and one other founding partner have agreed to establish a Russian equipment rental association.
United Rentals has opened three specialist power and temperature control rental locations in Washington State, North Carolina and Texas. The branches are located in Tacoma (Washington), Charlotte (NC), and Beaumont (TX).
Offshore rental specialist Coates Offshore has appointed Connon Craig as regional business development manager for its UK and Russian operations. Mr Craig has a 20 year career in well services in the oil and gas sector.
The French rental association’s third quarter survey shows that the rental market is recovering, with revenues up 9% from the second quarter and up 6% compared to the third quarter in 2009.