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Wall Street Journal Names United Rentals One of America’s Best-Managed Companies

The Wall Street Journal included United Rentals on its Management Top 250 List, developed by the Drucker Institute, which recognizes companies for “doing the right things well.” read more

United Rentals Honored as One of Best Places to Work in 2023

United Rentals announced it was selected for the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2023. This award is based solely on the input of employees, who voluntarily provided anonymous feedback. read more

United Rentals Completes Acquisition of Ahern Rentals for $2B

United Rentals completed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of Ahern Rentals for approximately $2 billion in cash. The transaction and related expenses were funded through newly issued senior secured notes and existing capacity under the company’s ABL facility. read more

United Rentals Releases Emissions Information in Online Catalog

United Rentals announced its online rental catalog now includes emissions level information for all equipment. This allows companies to make more informed decisions to choose the right equipment that supports their jobsite needs and sustainability goals. read more

United Rentals Enters Agreement to Acquire Ahern Rentals for $2B

United Rentals entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the family-owned Ahern Rentals, founded in 1953, for roughly $2 billion in cash. The transaction is expected to close before the end of 2022. read more

United Rentals Names Grace CFO

United Rentals appointed Ted Grace executive vice president and CFO. Grace had served as interim CFO of United Rentals since July 29 and as the company’s primary investor contact since 2016. read more

United Rentals and Shell Partner to Provide Sustainable Solutions

United Rentals provided all-electric trucks to Shell for use at its Geismar chemical manufacturing site. read more

United Rentals Adds Lopez-Balboa to Board of Directors

United Rentals added Francisco J. Lopez-Balboa to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. His appointment expands the composition of the board to 11 members, with nine as independent directors. read more

United Rentals Launches Total Control Emissions Tracking for Rental Equipment

United Rentals launched a new data-driven solution in its cloud-based Total Control fleet management platform, which helps to provide information customers can use as part of their programs to monitor and manage their environmental impact. read more

United Rentals to Provides Sustainable Solutions to Turner Construction

United Rentals will provide sustainable solutions to Turner Construction, including all-electric trucks and zero-emission power systems. Turner Construction will use the rental equipment for construction of a data center in Kansas City, MO, for Meta, which was formerly known as the Facebook company. read more

United Rentals Invests in Ford Electric Trucks for North American Fleet

United Rentals entered a new agreement with Ford Pro to purchase all-electric vehicles for its North American rental and company fleets. The agreement initially includes orders for 500 F-150 Lightning trucks and 30 E-Transit vans, with 120 of the trucks and all 30 vans to be delivered in 2022. read more

Newsweek Names United Rentals One of America’s Most Trusted Companies

Newsweek named equipment rental company United Rentals one of America’s Most Trusted Companies of 2022, ranking it first in its category. read more

Fenton to Retire as Head of Business Development at United Rentals

Jeff Fenton, senior vice president of business development at United Rentals, will retire on June 30. He will be succeeded by Alfredo Barquin, who will lead the company’s M&A growth strategy as vice president of business development. read more

Energage Names United Rentals a Top Workplace in the US

Energage, an organization that develops solutions to build and brand top workplaces, ranked United Rentals 37th on its 2022 list of the top workplaces in the United States in the large company category (2,500 or more employees). read more

United Rentals North America Intends to Redeem $1B Principal Amount of 5.875% Senior Notes

United Rentals’ subsidiary, United Rentals North America, intends to redeem all of the outstanding $1 billion principal amount of its 5.875% senior notes due 2026 on Sept. 15. read more

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