Atlas Copco Rental has named Edward McHale vice president of fleet, located at the Atlas Copco Rental North America head office in LaPorte, Texas. McHale will be responsible for managing and developing the rental fleet focused on oil-free air, high pressure energy saving and other specialty compressed air applications, supporting regional customer rental centers in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

McHale has 15 years of experience in the rental equipment industry. In the past, McHale worked for Volvo Rents, Stafford Equipment and Carter Machinery, a Caterpillar dealership.

Atlas Copco Rental is the North American segment of Atlas Copco Specialty Rental Division, which serves customers around the world with temporary air and power rental solutions. Atlas Copco is based in Stockholm, Sweden.