Essex Rental Corp. will issue its first-quarter financial results on Tuesday, May 7, after the stock market closes. Ron Schad, president and CEO of Essex, and Marty Kroll, chief financial officer of Essex, will conduct a conference call to discuss the operating results at 9 a.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, May 8. Interested parties may participate in the call by dialing (877) 407-8291 (domestic) or (201) 689-8345 (international), 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin, and asking for the Essex Rental Corp. call.

The conference call will also be webcast live via the Investor Relations section of the Essex Rental Corp. website at www.essexrentalcorp.com. To listen to the live call, go to the website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. If you are unable to listen live, the conference call will be archived on the website.

Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based Essex, through its subsidiaries, is one of North America's largest providers of rental and distribution for mobile cranes, self-erecting cranes, stationary tower cranes, elevators and hoists, and other lifting equipment used in a wide array of construction projects. It is No. 28 on the RER 100.