In December RER, we presented the grand winners of RER’s Innovative Product Award. Last month, we presented the category winners. Now we present honorable mentions, no less innovative and outstanding, many of which fell only a vote or two short and deserve recognition and consideration. Lacking space for all of them, we will present more in the months to come.
John Milne was a co-founder of United Rentals and served as that company’s president, chief acquisition officer and chief financial officer. He is now an independent consultant involved in mergers and acquisitions, financing and other services in the equipment rental and other industries. He shared his thoughts with RER from his office in New York.
A Year of Innovation: It was a strong year of entries for RER’s annual Innovative Product Award, with some of the closest balloting in the award’s history. And the Gold winner is Point-of-Rental Systems’ CLOUD. Check out our Gold, Silver, Bronze and Category Winners.
The housing construction industry is healthy again as the emphasis shifts to multi-family construction. And non-residential construction is on its way back, along with energy and industrial segments. Economists from the Association of General Contractors and the Portland Cement Association expect economic growth ahead in 2014.
It was a strong year of entries for RER’s annual Innovative Product Award, with some of the closest balloting in the award’s history. Three machines – two from rental industry veterans and one from a newcomer – came out on top.
It has been an interesting year for innovation in machines for the equipment rental industry and you’ll have a chance to read about the items entered into RER’s annual Innovative Product Award over the next few issues.
Michael Roth, RER's Editor, will host as a panel of industry experts will talk about how Tier 4 regulations will impact the rental industry and how to prepare. Join us on April 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm ET. Register Today!...More
Michael Roth, RER's Editor, and a panel of experts will discuss how the world needs more power all the time and talk about which segments will grow in the coming years and where will the hot spots be located....More
Rentals to energy markets have been the fastest-growing segment of the equipment rental market for the past few years and will continue to grow in the coming years. While opportunities are plentiful, it takes knowledge and relationships to be successful in these markets....More