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Elevate, Skyjack’s off-highway telematics solution, is specifically designed for rental fleets. The system departs from traditional telematics products with origins in the transportation industry using the data that research has shown rental customers care about most to produce actionable insights and measurable benefits. Elevate is designed to be a full connected fleet solution that provides rental customers with immediate results without complex subscription fees or annual service charges.

ARA Announces 2018 Volunteer Awards

Date: 28-11-2018 / Author: kscally

The American Rental Association (ARA) announced its recipients of the 2018 volunteer recognition awards, honoring individuals for outstanding service to the association and the rental industry.

The awards will be presented during the ARA Show in Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 17-20, 2019.

The volunteer award winners are: 

ARA Forecasts North American Rental Revenue to Reach $71.7B in 2022

Date: 21-11-2018 / Author: kscally

The American Rental Association (ARA) adjusted its five-year rental revenue forecast to again project greater gains, estimating that rental revenues in North America will exceed $71.7 billion in 2022, including $65.4 billion in the United States and $6.3 billion in Canada.

Aspen Equipment Hires Safety Director

Date: 07-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Ron Lamprecht

Aspen Equipment, Bloomington, Minnesota, hired Ron Lamprecht as director of safety, compliance and development.

Lamprecht’s construction experience includes working with multiple location companies and OSHA entities, which is ideal for Aspen Equipment with branches in Iowa and Nebraska.

ARA Board of Directors 2018 Election Results Announced

Date: 12-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Following its annual election, the American Rental Association (ARA) announced the new members of its board of directors, who will join the board in February 2019 at the close of the ARA Show in Anaheim, California.

President-elect:
Beth Hoff Blackmer, Aspen Rent-All, Basalt, Colorado 

Associate member director:
Jason Stanczyk, EDCO — Equipment Development Co., Frederick, Maryland

Region Two director:
Michael Fitzwater, Special Events Entertainment, Portsmouth, Virginia

United Rentals Continues Growth With Deal to Buy BlueLine Rental for $2.1B

Date: 11-09-2018 / Author: kscally
United Rentals BlueLine

United Rentals Inc. announced it will add BlueLine Rental to its growing list of acquisitions, entering an agreement to purchase it from Platinum Equity for about $2.1 billion in cash.

The board of directors of United Rentals, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, unanimously approved the agreement. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018, subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino clearance and customary conditions.

Industry Leaders to Direct Interactive Workshops at IPAF Innovate 2018

Date: 05-09-2018 / Author: kscally
IPAF Innovate 2018 NASA Space Center Houston

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) released the schedule for IPAF Innovate 2018, its new, interactive event set for Oct. 16-17 in the Houston area, with MEWP and MCWP industry leaders facilitating 10 collaborative workshops where attendees will work together to address common problems.

Aerial Equipment Company Accès Location+ Names New President

Date: 28-08-2018 / Author: kscally
Acces Location New President

Accès Location+ announced its founder and president, Harold Dubé, is retiring at the end of 2018, and Luc Bertrand, vice president at the aerial equipment company, will succeed him.

Dubé will mentor Bertrand until the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition and will serve as an adviser to the new president after that.

Dubé said he is pleased to leave the company, which offers a wide variety of services for aerial equipment inclduing rentals, training, sales, transportation, maintenance, and repairs, in good hands.

ABLE Equipment Rental Opens Sixth Northeast Location in Pennsylvania

Date: 27-07-2018 / Author: kscally

ABLE Equipment Rental Inc. of New York opened its new location in Allentown, Pennsylvania, making it the construction equipment rental company’s sixth facility in the Northeast.

The 18,000-sq.-ft. facility is located on 2 acres and will serve the Lehigh Valley and its immediate surroundings.

ARA Introduces New Name for Rental Show, Updates Brand Identity

Date: 03-07-2018 / Author: kscally
New ARA logo

MOLINE, Ill. — The American Rental Association (ARA) unveiled a refreshed brand identity to reflect the evolution of the equipment and event rental industry and announced a new name for The Rental Show, which will now be called The ARA Show.

The changes are part of an extensive branding initiative—the first in more than 40 years—designed to better serve the association’s members, which represent a community of equipment and event rental professionals.

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