Volvo Rents Acquires Sampson Equipment Co.

Utah rental company operates locations in Murray, Ogden, and Draper

Volvo Rents announces the acquisition of Sampson Equipment Company, a three-location equipment rental company based in the Salt Lake City area of Utah, with stores in Murray, Ogden, and Draper. To capitalize on the economic upturn, Volvo Rents is embarking on a new course, where it will not only operate a franchise network of rental stores but will manage and grow a network of company-owned stores.

"Becoming a part of Volvo Rents was an attractive decision for my family and my employees," explained Lance Sampson, owner of Sampson Equipment Company. "Volvo Rents provides us with the resources to expand, and allows us to align our culture with a trustworthy brand that is known for their commitment to their employees and their customers."

"Sampson Equipment's culture of local decision-making has enabled the Sampson family to assemble an excellent team that is fully committed to customer care," said Mike Crouch, Vice President, Business Development "The Sampsons will serve a significant role in the expansion of Volvo Rents in the state of Utah."

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Volvo Rents, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Volvo Group, operates 70 rental stores – a combination of company-owned stores and franchises – in North America. Each of the North American rental centers offers a line of essential equipment for the construction, commercial and industrial markets, as well as an line of Volvo compact excavators, compactors, wheel loaders, backhoe loaders, compaction equipment, and skid steer loaders. For more information, visit