News & Analysis http://rermag.com/taxonomy/term/7515/more en Thompson Pump Sells Rental Operations and Related Assets to United Rentals http://rermag.com/rental-companies/thompson-pump-sells-rental-operations-and-related-assets-united-rentals <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Thompson Pump & Mfg. Co. has sold its rental assets and related operations to the Fluid Solutions Group of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/United%20Rentals?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about United Rentals">United Rentals</a></span>. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/rental-companies/thompson-pump-sells-rental-operations-and-related-assets-united-rentals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/rental-companies/thompson-pump-sells-rental-operations-and-related-assets-united-rentals#comments Rental Companies Headline News Rental News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:19:00 +0000 104431 at http://rermag.com <p>Thompson Pump, owned by the Thompson family since its inception, is led by chairman&nbsp;Bill Thompson, middle; president Chris Thompson, right; and Bobby Thompson, regional manager, left.</p> Photo by Thompson Pump Toro Acquires Ditch Witch Parent Company Charles Machine Works http://rermag.com/manufacturers/toro-acquires-ditch-witch-parent-company-charles-machine-works <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Toro Co. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held The Charles Machine Works, an Oklahoma corporation that is the parent company of Ditch Witch, for $700 million. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/manufacturers/toro-acquires-ditch-witch-parent-company-charles-machine-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/manufacturers/toro-acquires-ditch-witch-parent-company-charles-machine-works#comments Manufacturers Headline News Supply Side Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:28:00 +0000 104421 at http://rermag.com <p>A Ditch Witch C12 trencher.</p> Skyjack and Rental Company Donate Pink Lift Proceeds to Disabilities Group http://rermag.com/international-news/skyjack-and-rental-company-donate-pink-lift-proceeds-disabilities-group <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/Skyjack?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about Skyjack">Skyjack</a></span> has partnered with KFR Mietlifte GmbH, a German customer to provide a donation to Lebenshilfe Munster, as association that provides space, support and guidance for people and families with disabilities. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/international-news/skyjack-and-rental-company-donate-pink-lift-proceeds-disabilities-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/international-news/skyjack-and-rental-company-donate-pink-lift-proceeds-disabilities-group#comments International News Aerial/Lifting Rental News Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:04:00 +0000 104411 at http://rermag.com JCB to Launch New Telehandler, Backhoe and Electric Mini-Excavator at ARA http://rermag.com/ara-show/jcb-launch-new-telehandler-backhoe-and-electric-mini-excavator-ara <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>JCB will exhibit a range of rental-ready machines at the American Rental Association show in Anaheim. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/ara-show/jcb-launch-new-telehandler-backhoe-and-electric-mini-excavator-ara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/ara-show/jcb-launch-new-telehandler-backhoe-and-electric-mini-excavator-ara#comments The ARA Show Supply Side Aerial/Lifting Earthmoving Thu, 14 Feb 2019 23:48:00 +0000 104401 at http://rermag.com <p>JCB&#39;s new 512-56 Loadall&nbsp;telescopic handler will be among the new products the company will have on display at the ARA show.</p> JLG Launches Supervisor Training Program to Comply with New ANSI Standards http://rermag.com/headline-news/jlg-launches-supervisor-training-program-comply-new-ansi-standards <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/JLG?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about JLG">JLG</a></span> industries has announced the addition of MEWP Supervisor Training to its training program in response to the new ANSI standards recently approved for Mobile Elevating Work Platform equipment. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/jlg-launches-supervisor-training-program-comply-new-ansi-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/jlg-launches-supervisor-training-program-comply-new-ansi-standards#comments Headline News Aerial/Lifting Rental News Thu, 14 Feb 2019 22:33:00 +0000 104391 at http://rermag.com <p>A JLG trainer instructs a trainee on the new ANSI standards.</p> Photo by JLG Manitou to Feature Multiple Models and an IndyCar Series Driver at ARA Show http://rermag.com/headline-news/manitou-feature-multiple-models-and-indycar-series-driver-ara-show <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manitou North America will showcase rental products across its Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang by Manitou brands at Booth 6357/6353 at the ARA show in Anaheim, Calif., next week. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/manitou-feature-multiple-models-and-indycar-series-driver-ara-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/manitou-feature-multiple-models-and-indycar-series-driver-ara-show#comments The ARA Show Headline News Aerial/Lifting Earthmoving Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:54:00 +0000 104311 at http://rermag.com <p>Manitou will present its MAN&#39;GO 33 among other models at the ARA Show.</p> Stihl Marks Milestone of 75 Million Units Built in the United States http://rermag.com/supply-side/stihl-marks-milestone-75-million-units-built-united-states <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Stihl celebrated a significant milestone as the company produced its 75 millionth powerhead at its Virginia Beach, Va. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/supply-side/stihl-marks-milestone-75-million-units-built-united-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/supply-side/stihl-marks-milestone-75-million-units-built-united-states#comments Headline News Supply Side Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:29:00 +0000 104301 at http://rermag.com <p>Stihl&nbsp;staff celebrates the production of 75 million units in the United States.</p> Photo by Stihl Sims Crane to Fully Utilize its New Tower Crane Fleet by March 1 http://rermag.com/headline-news/sims-crane-fully-utilize-its-new-tower-crane-fleet-march-1 <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sims Crane & Equipment, Florida’s leading crane rental and rigging service company, announced that the company’s entire tower crane fleet, which it purchased last year, will be utilized at construction sites around the state by March 1. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/sims-crane-fully-utilize-its-new-tower-crane-fleet-march-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/sims-crane-fully-utilize-its-new-tower-crane-fleet-march-1#comments Headline News Aerial/Lifting Rental News Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:33:00 +0000 104291 at http://rermag.com Photo by Sims Crane <p><span>After acquiring 11 new tower cranes last June, the company says they will all be utilized by March 1.</span></p> Haulotte Posts 11.3 Percent Revenue Growth in 2018 http://rermag.com/supply-side/haulotte-posts-113-percent-revenue-growth-2018-0 <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Haulotte Group delivered a strong commercial performance in the last quarter of 2018, with consolidated sales of €142 million (about U.S. $159.8 million) compared with €136.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, a 4-percent increase. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/supply-side/haulotte-posts-113-percent-revenue-growth-2018-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/supply-side/haulotte-posts-113-percent-revenue-growth-2018-0#comments International News Supply Side Aerial/Lifting Wed, 13 Feb 2019 22:59:00 +0000 104281 at http://rermag.com <p>Haulotte&nbsp;did particularly well in Europe and North America in 2018. Pictured is the company&#39;s HA61&nbsp;LE mobile elevating work platform.</p> Photo by Haulotte The Numbers Behind the Numbers http://rermag.com/features/numbers-behind-numbers <div class="field-byline"> Gary Stansberry </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The four most basic measures to judge the performance of a rental company are revenues and revenue trends, EBITDA/cash flow percentage of revenue, payroll percentage of revenue and rental fleet metrics such as financial utilization and repairs and maintenance. I</div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/features/numbers-behind-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/features/numbers-behind-numbers#comments Headline News Features Rental News Tue, 12 Feb 2019 19:42:00 +0000 104221 at http://rermag.com Graphic by Joshua Bourland, rer