United Rentals Inc.

United Rentals Continues Expansion of Specialty Rental Operations with Six More Openings in U.S. and Canada

United Rentals Inc. has further expanded its specialty branch network with the addition of three new U.S. locations and three in Canada.

United Rentals Power & HVAC branches in Midland, TX, Calgary, Alberta, and Moncton, New Brunswick, will provide engineered power, heating, cooling and ventilation solutions for commercial, industrial and governmental customers, and disaster recovery services. United Rentals Trench Safety branches in Lubbock, TX, Calgary, Alberta, and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, will provide engineered excavation support and confined space entry systems, along with worker training.

Paul McDonnell, senior vice president - operations, trench safety, power and HVAC, said, "We've now met our 2013 target for 18 strategic openings, with more planned for 2014. Each addition to our specialty division enhances the services offered by branches across our network. This is a major differentiator for United Rentals - our ability to leverage the full extent of our resources for customers at the point of need."