United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) recently announced the further expansion of its specialty branch network with the addition of three locations dedicated to providing power generation and climate control solutions.
United Rentals Power & HVAC recently opened U.S. branches in San Diego, Calif., and Oklahoma City, Okla., and a Canadian branch in Fort McMurray, Alberta. All three locations will focus on providing engineered power, heating, cooling and ventilation solutions for commercial, industrial and governmental customers, and disaster recovery services. The company currently has a total of 824 rental branches in North America.
Paul McDonnell, senior vice president - operations, trench safety, power and HVAC, said, "Our company's continued investment in its specialty footprint demonstrates the importance we place on meeting increasing customer demand for these services. San Diego, Oklahoma City and Fort McMurray are part of a planned expansion of 18 new specialty locations this year. All United Rentals branches are able to cross-sell our specialty services as part of our commitment to total jobsite solutions."