Participants Pam Meyer, equipment sales manager, Subaru Industrial Power Products Larry Fetting, general manager, global rental segment, Cummins Power Generation Jim Siffring, generator product manager, Atlas Copco Construction Equipment Wyatt Franks, assistant product marketing manager generators, North America, Doosan Infracore Portable Power
RER: What are some of the key features a rental generator must have?
Phobias are common and numerous. Agoraphobia is the fear of public places. Arachnophobia is the fear of spiders. Ever heard of Nomophobia? Nomophobia, or “no mobile phobia,” is a real modern-day disorder described as the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. Humans have become so reliant on mobile phones and tablet devices for instant connectivity and access to information that a new phobia has developed from the fear of being without it.
Poor weather in the Midwest and Northeast regions of North America delayed the start of the normal spring construction season, resulting in a 5.8-percent year-over-year rental revenue decline in the second quarter of 2013, the latest 2013 Baird/RER rental equipment survey showed. This was a decline from last quarter’s 6.7-percent year-over-year rental revenue increase. Average rental revenue increased more for big iron equipment in the second quarter with a 6.2-percent leap, showing more steady growth.
Toro introduces a new 36-inch rotary Power Broom to the rental market. Designed to deliver precise control to its operator, the durable rotary broom is suited for snow and debris removal as well as power raking.
Case Construction Equipment introduces its next generation of asphalt compaction equipment with an updated line of small, double-drum asphalt rollers. The new DV Series — the DV23, DV26, DV36 and DV45 — combines a compact size, maneuverability and visibility, with the same control features found in heavy asphalt rollers, the maker says.
Husqvarna introduces its DXR 270 demolition robot, which is suited for both indoor and outdoor work. Developed with the user in mind, the DXR 270’s new outriggers provide a wider footprint, which increases stability and accommodates a greater workload.
Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, launches its SpiderRail temporary, non-penetrating guardrail system used to protect workers from fall hazards in the restoration, new construction and process industries.
Stihl introduces the first professional concrete cutter of its kind, the company said, designed for plunge cuts, shaping square corners and cutting concrete pipes in trenches, cinder blocks, masonry bricks, asphalt and soft stone.
The new MLT4000S solar hybrid light tower by Magnum Power Products is an alternative to traditional diesel-fueled light towers. The new model features a compact, three-panel solar array that is easily deployed to charge eight on-board batteries. When the batteries become depleted during nighttime use or in poor daytime weather conditions, the LP-fueled Generac air-cooled generator turns on automatically to recharge the batteries until the solar panels can take over. The MLT4000S comes with a standard, seven-day programmable controller.
Power generation is one of the fastest-growing segments of the rental industry. Construction and industrial site power, standby power, special events, disaster relief and many more rental opportunities are out there, however sophisticated expertise is required. An RER panel of special experts talks about the key dynamics of this special segment....More
Rental Center Opportunities in Southern California
Looking for Synergy Opportunities for partnering up with Rental Veterans. Have existing Rental Center locations available Summer of 2014. Seeking Operating, Management, Service, Investment Partners for a multi location Rental Center operation. If you want to add to your present rental center locations or looking for startups contact me and let’s talk. ...More
Director of Used and Refurbished Sales
The successful candidate will be responsible for the commercial management of the used and refurbishing business, on a global scale.
Ideally the candidate will be located in Arizona, Illinois or Ontario.
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All Star Rents, a regional leader in the equipment rental industry, is filling the position of Fleet Manager. It is a salaried, Non-Exempt position. The following responsibilities are for all 11 locations in California and Nevada....More
Located in metro area with numerous large construction and industrial projects. $3+ million total revenues, 40 percent + EBITDA. Fleet of $4.7 million consist entirely of booms, scissors and reach forklifts. Immediate growth opportunities to expand geographic coverage rental fleet. Low competitive presence from national companies.
Contact Gary@TheStansberryFirm.com. The Stansberry Firm (817) 579-7368....More
Regional Sales Manager
Founded in 1977, Sunstate Equipment Co, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona servicing customers throughout the Southwest – from California to Tennessee. Our success stems from providing the highest level of service in the industry!...More
Haulotte Services recently launched its new version of Easy Spare Parts, the company’s online store for Haulotte genuine spare parts orders. ESP is a front office tool that allows customers to consult technical documentation and to order spare parts online....More