Hertz Equipment Rental Expands Into Hawaii With the Acquisition of Western Machinery

Park Ridge, NJ - Hertz Global Holdings Inc. announced that Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) has acquired Western Machinery, a leading equipment rental company in Hawaii.

"We are excited to have acquired Western Machinery as this marks Hertz Equipment Rental's first foray into the Hawaiian market," commented Mark P. Frissora, chairman and CEO, The Hertz Corporation. "The Hawaiian construction market is estimated to be a $3.4-billion market. By acquiring Western Machinery, Hertz will be able to introduce new product lines, including aerial, pump, power and general rental while tapping into opportunities in the industrial and entertainment services sector."

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