rental equipment

Terex Utilities Launches New E-commerce Platform

Date: 19-08-2020 / Author: shannon
Terex Utilities

Terex Utilities has launched a new E-commerce platform to give customers the type of shopping experience today’s online buyers expect.

The new platform offers one-stop shopping for tools and accessories used in the utilities industry and beyond. Many of the products had previously been available only through a traditional catalog.

Hundreds of products — from climbing equipment to traffic safety gear and Terex auger tools — can be ordered. New customers can self-register for an account, place orders by credit card, view order status, track shipments, and see invoices. 

H&E Opens Branch in McKinney, Texas

Date: 17-08-2020 / Author: shannon

H&E Equipment Services Inc. has opened a new branch in McKinney, Texas, to serve the region northeast of metropolitan Dallas-Fort Worth.

The new location at 490 Industrial Boulevard features a 16,650-sq.-ft. facility on 4.45 acres with offices, parts warehouse, four-bay repair shop, and fully fenced yard.

It can service construction and general industrial equipment and joins other nearby H&E facilities in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Mesquite.

Skyjack Upgrades Telescopic and Articulating Boom Lifts

Date: 05-08-2020 / Author: shannon

Skyjack has recently upgraded its telescopic and articulating boom lifts to deliver increased productivity for rental companies and users.

Most of the changes are on 40’ and 60’ units. Depending on the model, capacities are increasing to 1,000 lbs. and personnel capacity is rising to three people.

The nomenclature for these machines will feature a “+” to identify the increased machine capacity, differentiating the new machines from their previous models.

California Rental Association - The Rental Rally Tradeshow

Date: 03-08-2020 / Author: shannon
California Rental Association
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 8:00am to Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

The 2021 Rental Rally Trade Show!
January 25 - 27
South Point Casino Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Eberhart Capital Buys Barrett’s Equipment, Englewood, Fla.

Date: 22-07-2020 / Author: shannon

Private equity company Eberhart Capital LLC, Scottsdale, Arizona, recently bought Barrett’s Equipment, Englewood, Florida., from founder and owner Joe Barrett.

The Barrett buy was Eberhart’s second purchase of an equipment-rental company in Florida this year.

“Florida is an attractive place to invest because of its pro-business attitude and continuing economic growth,” said Dan Eberhart, managing director of Eberhart Capital.

The first Ruthmann T 235 A for Canada

Date: 15-07-2020 / Author: shannon
Ruthmann T235A

Up and Down Lifting Solutions in Ayr, Ontario, Canada, recently took delivery of its first Ruthmann T 235 A to expand their already sizeable fleet of truck mounted aerial work platforms.

Up and Down and its customers were so impressed by the unit that they quickly ordered a second.

The 235’-working-height truck-mounted aerial work platform has an outreach of up to 118’.

USM ReRents Adds MEC Titan 60 to Fleet

Date: 09-07-2020 / Author: shannon
Titan Platform

USM ReRents, Elmhurst, Illinois, has added an MEC Titan Boom 60-S specialty lift to its extensive fleet of aerial equipment.

The unique Titan Boom 60-S delivers 3,000-lb. capacity, a 22’ x 90” platform like an ultra-deck scissor lift, and the reach and platform rotation of a boom. 

ARA’s Redesigned Store Locator Makes Equipment Easier to Find

Date: 27-05-2020 / Author: shannon
ARA Mobile

The American Rental Association has overhauled its online rental store locator, The updated site makes finding local rental equipment and rental partners easier than ever for construction contractors and professionals. 

American Rental Association Publishes Healthy Work Practices Guide

Date: 19-05-2020 / Author: shannon
American Rental Association

The American Rental Association has released the ARA Healthy Work Practices Guide for construction equipment rental companies.

The guide is part of the ARA’s new “Clean. Safe. Essential.” program to help ARA members continue to ensure a safe rental experience through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

The ARA Healthy Work Practices Guide provides member stores with consistent, practical guidance on measures to minimize exposure to the coronavirus for customers, staff, vendors, and guests.

Ideal Crane Becomes NiftyLift Dealer, Adds NiftyLifts to Rental Fleet

Date: 04-05-2020 / Author: shannon
Ideal Crane

Ideal Crane Rental Inc. now offers NiftyLift boom lifts as part of its fleet of rental equipment.

In addition to renting NiftyLift aerials, the family-owned equipment rental and lifting-services company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, has also become a NiftyLift dealer.

Ideal decided to take on NiftyLifts after seeing them at the 2020 American Rental Association trade show in February.