United Rentals this week announced it has acquired the operating assets of Leasco Equipment Services, a Marietta, Ohio-based rental company that serves the industrial sector with a focus on power generation, petroleum, chemical, and pulp and paper companies.
“Leasco is a company with strong customer relationships built on 20 years of expertise in industrial rentals, and we are delighted that its senior management will be joining our team,” said Michael Kneeland, United Rentals CEO. “This acquisition advances our strategy to expand our company’s presence in the industrial segment, where our industry-leading geographic footprint, rental fleet size and scope, and commitment to exceptional customer service provide us with a competitive advantage.”
Greenwich, Conn.-based United Rentals, is No. 1 on the RER 100 with an integrated network of more than 580 rental locations in 48 states, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. The company’s approximately 8,600 employees serve construction and industrial customers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners and others.