Cooper Equipment Buys EZE Rent-It Centre, Stayner Rental

Cooper Equipment Buys EZE Rent-It Centre, Stayner Rental

Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (Cooper), one of Canada’s leading independent equipment rental companies, has bought Eze Rent-It Centre (“EZE”) in British Columbia and Stayner Rental (Stayner) in Ontario.

Established in 1986, EZE has three locations in the Fraser Valley area: Chilliwack, Aldergrove, and Abbotsford. Over the past three decades, EZE has developed a reputation for reliable service and has established a loyal base of customers that rely on it for rental equipment. EZE co-owner Russ Walsh will help ensure a smooth transition over the next several months.

“Cooper Equipment Rentals shares the same core values as EZE and the Walsh family. We are so happy to have Cooper carry on our business where EZE has operated for 35 years. The future is bright for our team and the communities we operate in,” said Russ Walsh.

Stayner was established in 1989 by Paul and Edina Van Staveren. It has one location, in Stayner, Ontario. Operating as a family business, Stayner has built a reputation for providing quality equipment, fair pricing, and personalized customer service to Clearview Township, Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, and the counties of Simcoe, Dufferin, and Grey.

“This is a great opportunity for our family, our staff, and our customers,” said Paul Van Staveren. “We feel the Cooper family will grow and transition our business and take it to the next level, creating greater opportunities for all.”

“We are excited about the expansion of our operations in British Columbia and Southern Ontario,” said Cooper CEO Doug Dougherty. “Both EZE Rent-It Centre and Stayner Rental have built solid reputations in the markets they serve which reflect the values Cooper upholds, including best-in-class reliable service. These latest acquisitions move us closer to our goal of establishing a national network of branches where we can deliver industry leading service to customers throughout Canada.”

“We are looking forward to welcoming the solid team of rental professionals at both EZE and Stayner,” said Cooper President Darryl Cooper. “They will all be a great addition to the Cooper team, and I am confident they will help deliver the high level of service that Cooper customers across Canada have come to expect.”

Established in 1972, Cooper has more than 50 branches across Canada serving contractors in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada. It rents compact construction, aerial, trench safety, and pump equipment backed by service and support. It also offers a broad range of supplies.


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