European rental awards shortlists published

By Murray Pollok05 April 2022

The shortlists for the 2022 European Rental Awards have been announced following the judges’ meeting on 29 March. The winners will be announced on 15 June during the European Rental Association’s annual convention in Riga, Latvia.

The awards are jointly organised by International Rental News and the ERA, and the shortlists are:

Large Rental Company of the Year (> €15 million revenue)

  • L. Lynch Plant Hire
  • Morillo Energy Rent
  • Zeppelin Rental

Small Rental Company of the Year (<€15 million)

  • Flexcavo
  • Key-Tec
  • ToolQuick
  • Valser

Rental Product of the Year

  • Containex - Containex Plus Line
  • Himoinsa - EHR Battery Power Generator
  • Hinowa - TeleCrawler22
  • Manitou – ULM telehandler
  • MHM Group - Street-Lite
  • Volvo CE - Compact electric range

Best Digital Innovation of the Year

  • Digiquip
  • GSV
  • Flexcavo
  • Kurts Toolbox
  • Zeppelin Rental

ERA Sustainability Committee Award: Best Carbon Reduction Initiative

  • Avesco Rent
  • Kiloutou
  • Loxam
  • Lynch Plant Hire
  • Zeppelin Rental

(This award is chosen by the ERA Sustainability Committee based on company submissions.)

ERA Technical Committee Award

  • Briggs & Stratton
  • Perkins

(This award is chosen by the ERA Technical Committee and is not based on company submissions.)

Rental Person of the Year
To be announced at awards dinner on 15 June.

Lifetime Achievement Award
To be announced at awards dinner on 15 June.

Tickets for the awards dinner and the ERA Convention can be reserved at this website.

The judges this year were:

Clockwise from top left: Armin Rappen (CEO, Mateco), Kari Aulasmaa (CEO, Renta), Pierre Boels (ERA President), Michel Petitjean (non-voting chair & Secretary General, ERA), Murray Pollok (Managing Editor, IRN) and Soeren Brogaard (CEO, Trackunit).
  • Pierre Boels, ERA President
  • Kari Aulasmaa, CEO, Renta Group
  • Soeren Brogaard, CEO, Trackunit
  • Murray Pollok, Managing Editor, IRN
  • Armin Rappen, CEO, mateco Holding
  • Non-voting Chair: Michel Petitjean Secretary General, ERA

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