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United Rentals Opens First 10 Specialty Rental Branches of 2015

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United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) today announced the further expansion of its specialty branch network with the addition of eight U.S. locations and two in Canada:

  • The United Rentals Pump Solutions branches in Atlanta, Ga., Carlsbad, N.M., Elmwood Park, N.J., Hayward, Calif., Saskatoon, Sask., and Prince George, B.C., will provide fluid transfer solutions for industrial and commercial applications ranging from high volume and high pressure pumps to small, portable units, including custom fabrication.
  • The United Rentals Tool Solutions branches in Charlotte, N.C., and Ridgefield Park, N.J., will provide temporary and long-term onsite tool management, including inventory tracking, inspections and maintenance.
  • The United Rentals Power & HVAC branch in Amarillo, Texas, will provide engineered power, heating, cooling and ventilation solutions for commercial, industrial and governmental customers, and disaster recovery services.
  • The United Rentals Trench Safety branch in Lake Charles, La., will provide engineered excavation support and confined space entry systems, as well as worker training.

Paul McDonnell, senior vice president – specialty operations, said, “The role of our specialty rental network continues to grow in importance within our company-wide strategy for growth and profitability. Throughout 2015, we will continue to expand our footprints for pump solutions, tool solutions, power and HVAC and trench safety to meet demand for these services.”

United Rentals offers expert construction and industrial equipment rental, trench safety, temporary power, climate control, fluid transfer, tool management and technology services through the largest customer service organization of its kind in North America: 888 rental branches in the United States and Canada. For more information, see

About United Rentals

United Rentals, Inc. is the largest equipment rental company in the world. The company has an integrated network of 888 rental locations in 49 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The company’s approximately 12,500 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others. The company offers approximately 3,300 classes of equipment for rent with a total original cost of $8.39 billion. United Rentals is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the Barron’s 400 Index and the Russell 3000 Index(R) and is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. Additional information about United Rentals is available at

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