United Rentals Inc. announced the further expansion of its specialty branch network with the addition of seven U.S. locations:
- The United Rentals Trench Safety branches in San Diego, Calif., and Columbia, S.C., will provide engineered excavation support and confined space entry systems, as well as worker training.
- The United Rentals Pump Solutions branches in Nashville, Tenn., and Savage, Minn., will provide fluid transfer solutions ranging from high volume, high pressure pumps to small, portable units and custom fabrication.
- The United Rentals Tool Solutions branches in San Antonio, Texas, and Oakdale, Minn., will provide temporary and long-term onsite tool management and maintenance.
- The United Rentals Power & HVAC branch in Oakdale, Minn., will provide engineered solutions for temporary power, heating, cooling and ventilation, as well as disaster recovery services.
Paul McDonnell, senior vice president – specialty operations, said, "Our latest U.S. expansion is the first phase of at least 14 new specialty locations planned for this year. These offerings are fundamentally important to our company’s strategy, both in terms of profitable growth and service to customers. Demand for our specialty range is growing, and we will continue to invest accordingly.”