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GAM Spain purchases forklift specialist
Purchase of Recamasa to broaden GAM’s diversified machinery offering
GAP to go ‘paper free’ with Spartan
UK rental company partners with Spartan Solutions to digitise its workshop operations
Updated: Boels reports on financial impact of pandemic
2020 revenues were €1.21 billion, with EBITDA profits up 2% to €402 million
BakerCorp rebrands as United Rentals
Rebrand and product expansion for United Rentals’ fluid and power business.
Kiloutou acquires Spanish rental company Diaz-Miquelez
Acquisition reinforces Kiloutou’s presence in northern Spain. 
Q2 ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey: recovery mode
More than 155 rental businesses responded to the Q2 RentalTracker survey, and the results are very positive
Kiloutou agrees loan linked to sustainability targets
The cost of the banking facility will be linked to issues including investment in low-emission equipment and representation of women in management
Home Depots offers online rental ordering
‘Rent Online, Pick-up In Store’ is now available to customers at 1,300 stores in the USA and Canada
Boels invests in JCB electric telehandler
Netherlands-based company adds JCB 525-60E to its fleet of electric powered machines
AMECO CEO outlines new strategy
Returning CEO Gary Bernardez says AMECO will diversify its customer base in North America following Fluor divestment
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
Merger creates single Swedish rental association
Sweden’s equipment rental associations – Swedish Rental and Hyreskedjan – have merged to create a single organisation, Rentalföretagen
ERA publishes cybersecurity guide for equipment rental companies
Free downloads include a model ‘first 48 hours’ emergency response plan for a cyber attack
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
Sunbelt continues North American expansion
Sunbelt Rentals opened 29 greenfield locations and made five bolt-on acquisitions during its fiscal 2021
European rental to grow 3.6% this year says ERA
Second update to ERA’s 2020 Market Report forecasts a 3.6% recovery in 2021 followed by 4.5% growth in 2022
Speedy opens another Regional Service Centre
Rental firms new centre in Reading, UK, aims to take advantage of upcoming large-scale housing projects
Ardent commits to the ‘digital age of rental’
Belinda Smart speaks to Ardent Hire Solutions CEO Jeremy Fish about the equipment rental company’s digital platform and growth strategy.
Pierre Boels hails impact of ERA association
The pandemic has reinforced the need for rental companies to work together and improve the industry, said ERA President Pierre Boels
35% increase in UK boosts Ashtead results
Ashtead’s Sunbelt Rentals business reported a 3% increase in revenues to £5.03 bn for year to 30 April
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