European Rental Week 2023: rolling news

06 October 2023

International Rental News is providing a rolling news update for European Rental Week 2023, commencing Monday 9 October. We will report on the latest activities being held throughout the event. If you have stories and photos to share, please e-mail to, or

ERA celebrates first European Rental Week, gives dates for 2024 (Tuesday 17 Oct)
ERA has thanked all those who participated in the first European Rental Week, which came to a close on Sunday 15 October. Next year’s event will be on 14-20 October. To view videos posted by rental workers during the week, see here.

Lynch Plant Hire’s Gez Bonner (Oct 13)

Dean Hammond of Point of Rental Software (Oct 13) 

Message from Ramirent Finland (Oct 13)

More from the CPA (Oct 13)

Message from LoxamHume CEO Luis Angel Salas Manrique (Oct 13)

Callum McIntyre, SPOA Apprentice Plant Mechanic of the year 2022 (Oct 12)

Message from Loxam Belgium (Oct 12)

Cramo Group’s Šarūnas Mikalauskas (Oct 12) 

CPA award winners on the benefits of a career in plant hire (12 Oct)

Boels: “Why hiring is simply smarter than buying” (12 Oct)

Message from Gomez Ovideo in Spain (11 Oct)

More from Zeppelin Rental in Germany (11 Oct)

Message from Gerpasa in Spain (11 Oct)

Loxam Italy (11 Oct)

Young mechanics and technicians from the UK (11 Oct)

Estonian employee of Cramo (11 Oct)

Plant mechanic from Caithness, Scotland (11 Oct)

Kiloutou’s Emannuel Pelegri (10 Oct)

Loxam video (10 Oct)

ASEAMAC gets involved (9 Oct)
Click here to read ASEAMAC’s post.

Zeppelin Rental LinkedIn post (9 Oct)
Click here to read.

Hitachi on European Rental Week (9 Oct)

ERA celebrates start of first European Rental Week (Monday 9 Oct)
A showcase of “everything we love about this industry”, says ERA’s Michel Petitjean. Read the story here, including links to event resources.

IPAF supports European Rental Week (Monday 9 Oct)

Software company MCS (Monday 9 Oct)

Scottish Plant Owners Association (Monday 9 Oct)

Support European Rental Week (Monday 9 Oct)

More associations sign up (Friday 6 October)
DLR, Verhurend Nederland, Anapat and Assodimi have become the latest associations to confirm their participation in European Rental Week. More details on their involvement can be found here.

Loxam to participate in European Rental Week (Friday 6 October)
France-based rental company Loxam has confirmed its participation in European Rental Week.

The company said it’s teams in each country will “be working to promote the attractiveness of the equipment rental sector through a range of publicity campaigns.” Read more here.

Associations announce participation (Monday 31 July)
The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) and Spanish rental association ASEAMAC are both taking part in European Rental Week, as first revealed in July. More details of their participation can be found here.

Interview: what will happen during European Rental Week? (Monday 24 July)
In an interview with IRN deputy editor Lewis Tyler, ERA’s senior communications manager Huw Longton looked at the key themes for European Rental Week and revealed how the event will promote the wider benefits of the industry.

European Rental Week competition logo The competition has been created to promote careers in rental. (Photo: European Rental Week)

European Rental Week competition launched (Tuesday 11 July)
A competition for rental emplyoyees is being held as part of European Rental Week.

The competition has been created to promote careers in the rental industry, with participants encouraged to post videos on social media about why they enjoy working in the industry. More information can be found here.

Logo for the European Rental Week The logo for the first European Rental Week, being organised by the European Rental Association. (Image: ERA)

Website launched for event information (Tuesday 7 June)
In June the ERA launched a website which it said will serve as a hub for event information, including reasons to participate, themes and ideas for activities.

Why was European Rental Week created? (Tuesday 25 April)
The European Rental Association (ERA) first revealed details of European Rental Week in April. Click here to see why the association created the event.

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