Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has opened a greenfield location, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the country’s capital and largest city. The new location will serve Central Province-based infrastructure, commercial, government, military, construction, event services and industrial sectors. Among its many activities in the region, HDER is now a registered vendor with multiple contractors of the U.S. $22 billion Riyadh Metro project, a six-line, 85-station public transport construction initiative that is scheduled to take five years to complete.

Similar to HDER’s Dammam and Jeddah locations in the Eastern and Western Provinces, respectively, the Riyadh branch rents and sells equipment and tools and provides fleet management services. Hertz-Dayim’s portfolio includes earthmoving equipment, aerial work platforms, material handling equipment, power, electrical and compressors. The company also offers safe operation equipment training.

“Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental, the joint venture of Hertz Equipment Rental and Dayim Systems, is continuing its rapid growth across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” said Lois Boyd, president of Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. “The Central Province is considered a strong market opportunity due to massive spending on large-scale urban infrastructure projects. This includes the Riyadh Metro project as well as multi-billion dollar initiatives for the financial district, medical cities, commercial centers and highways and bridges. Our aim it to provide first class, value-added equipment rental solutions to customers in the region.”

“With branches now in all three major regions of Saudi Arabia, we will be able to serve a wide variety of projects and clients across the Kingdom,” added HRH Prince Khaled bin Bandar bin Sultan,” HDER chairman. “The new branch in Riyadh is positioned to meet the requirements of the major urban infrastructure projects, which are currently underway, including the much-lauded metro rail system initiative for the capital. We also plan to continue our expansion and open smaller regional centers in Saudi Arabia to complete our nationwide presence, and move closer to our vision to become the number one equipment rental company in Saudi Arabia.”

Equipment at the Riyadh location includes backhoes, skid-steer loaders, straight and articulating manlifts, telehandlers and construction and industrial forklifts, 185 CFM compressors, light towers and 50 kW to 1 MW generators. Equipment comes from manufacturers including Atlas Copco, Case, Doosan, Genie, Himoinsa, Ingersoll Rand, JCB, JLG, Miller and Wacker.

The new facility features a 7,000-square-meter (75,374 square feet) yard, shop and branch office. The branch is located east of the city with easy access to Riyadh’s five industrial cities.