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RentOnTheDot Hires Former HERC VP
DULUTH, Ga. - RentOnTheDot, an Internet-based rental reservation company, has hired former Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. executive Willie Swisher as president.
NES' Third-Quarter Revenue Rises, Net Income Drops
EVANSTON, Ill. - National Equipment Services announced record revenue but reduced net income for the third quarter and the nine-month period ended Sept.
United Rentals Continues Strong Same-Store Growth
GREENWICH, Conn. - United Rentals last month announced that its year-over-year same-store revenue increased at a double-digit growth rate for the 12th
Machinery Business to Slow; Concern Remains Over Rental Industry
MILWAUKEE - In line with evidence of a slowing economy, U.S. construction machinery manufacturers expect smaller gains in industry business in 2001 in
Baldor Electric Acquires Pow'r Gard
Baldor Electric has purchased Pow'r Gard Generator, an Oshkosh, Wis.-based manufacturer and marketer of generators. Terms of the transaction were not
Prime and RSC to Merge Operations, Maintain Brands
HOUSTON - Prime Equipment and Rental Service Corp. rental companies owned by the Stockholm, Sweden-based Atlas Copco Group, will merge into one company
Komatsu to Build New Plant
Komatsu announced it will build a $30 million manufacturing plant in Newberry, S.C., bringing to three the number of U.S. plants operated by the Japanese
Cummins to Cut 350 Jobs
Cummins Engine announced it would ax 350 salaried jobs, or about 1.3 percent of its workforce, by December in response to lower demand in the heavy-duty
Terex Acquires Coleman Engineering
Terex, headquartered in Westport, Conn., acquired Memphis, Tenn.-based Coleman Engineering, a manufacturer of light towers and power generators for the
Survival of the Fittest Manufacturers of compact and mini-excavators are adapting their machines to meet the needs of contractors.Construction trends
A look at who's where in the equipment rental and manufacturing industries.Bob Vermeer, CEO and chairman of the board at Pella, Iowa-based Vermeer Manufacturing,
Textron Changes Include Job Cuts, Plant Closures
Textron will close as many as 20 plants and cut an undisclosed number of jobs as a result of reduced demand for the company's OmniQuip construction products.The
A Rental Center's Best Friend Most rental centers carry abrasive and diamond blades. The biggest reason is customer convenience. Although the sale of
United Finalizes Purchase of Horizon
GREENWICH, Conn. - United Rentals finalized its acquisition of Fresno, Calif.-based Horizon High Reach and Equipment in early October for $90 million
Selecting the Correct Extension Cord for Your Submersible Pump
Common sense dictates that operators need to exercise good judgment and caution when operating any piece of equipment used around liquids, particularly
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