Who is shortlisted for the 2023 European Rental Awards?

The shortlists for the European Rental Awards have been announced following the online judging meeting on 30 March. The winners will be revealed on 7 June at the awards dinner in Maastricht, The Netherlands, during the ERA Convention.

Judges at the online meeting for the 2023 European Rental Awards. The judges meeting. Clockwise from top left: Paul Bramhall (Briggs & Stratton), Murray Pollok (IRN), Pedro Torres (Riwal), Stéphane Henon (ERA & Loxam), Jeremy Fish (Ardent Hire Solutions), Michel Petitjean (ERA). (Photo: IRN)

The shortlists are as follows:

Large Rental Company of the Year (revenues more than €15 million)
Boels Group (The Netherlands)
Kiloutou (France)
Nixon Hire (UK)
Renta Group (Finland)

Small Rental Company of the Year (revenues less than €15 million)
Bergerat Rent (Belgium)
Dromad Hire (Republic of Ireland)
Kallioinen (Finland)
Key-Tec (Belgium)

Rental Product of the Year
Hilti – Nuron range
Hinowa - Lightlift 40.18 Performance IIIS
Niftylift - HeightRider 17 All-Electric (HR17E)
Trime – X-Solar lighting tower
Wacker Neuson - Battery One

ERA Sustainability Committee Award: Best initiative in people
Boels Group (The Netherlands)
Klickrent (Germany)
Zeppelin Rental (Germany)

ERA Technical Committee Award: Best training materials adapted for rental
Doosan Bobcat EMEA

ERA/IRN Rental Person of the Year
To be announced at awards dinner

Lifetime Achievement Award
To be announced at awards dinner

The awards dinner will be during the ERA’s annual convention alongside the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) and APEX shows. The awards are jointly organised by International Rental News (IRN) and the European Rental Association (ERA).

European Rental Awards 2023

ERA and IRN sincerely thank all those who entered the awards and congratulate the shortlisted companies.

Shortlisted companies get two free tickets to the dinner. For details, and to confirm your participation, e-mail the ERA at: [email protected].  Others wishing to attend can book directly at the ERA Convention website.

The 2023 judges
The award judges this year were:

  • Paul Bramhall, Director – Electrification & Rental, EMEA, Briggs & Stratton
  • Jeremy Fish, Chief Executive, Ardent Hire Solutions
  • Stéphane Henon, ERA President & Managing Director, Loxam
  • Murray Pollok, Managing Editor, International Rental News
  • Pedro Torres, CEO, Riwal Holding Group
  • Non-voting chair: Michel Petitjean, Secretary General, European Rental Association

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