All North America Articles

Herc back on track
Following difficult start to the year, US rental company sees revenues and profits rise in third quarter
Morbark buys landscaping equipment specialist Rayco
The US producer of the Boxer mini skid steers has acquired Rayco Manufacturing, a US forestry and landscaping equipment specialist.
Terex accelerating in third quarter
All three business segments claim increased sales, improved operating margin and greater backlog
United ‘considering new markets’
It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when, says United Rentals executive VP and CFO, William Plummer
GMG delivers first units to U.S. rental company
Skywalker DDI in North Carolina has received its first batch of GMG electric drive scissor and material lifts
GMG starts North American demo tour
The tour includes aerial work platforms ranging from 16feet (5m) to 52 feet (16m) of working height, along with various sizes of industrial material lifts.
Rental results down for Mobile Mini
Third-quarter rental revenues fall 4.6% year-on-year for US-based portable storage and containment rental company
United Rentals announces Q3 results
The world’s largest rental company continues growing; it reported $1.76 billion in total revenues
Genie debuts new products
Genie has released a number of new products, including updated booms and accessories 
Kneeland: rental firms can ‘compete through culture’
United Rentals CEO Michael Kneeland opened the Access, Lift & Handlers (ALH) Conference in Miami and argued that rental companies can “compete through culture and values”.
Boom and scissor launch from MEC
MEC is expanding its line of DC direct electric drive slab scissors and booms with the new Micro 19 scissor and 45ft  45-AJ articulated boom lift
Nickell Rental signs deal with SmartEquip
Nickell Rental will be able to automate service processes, increase technician productivity, eliminate parts order errors and more
Ashtead Group rises
Revenues and EBITDA increase during financial year first quarter, with Sunbelt and A-Plant enjoying successful period
Thompson Pump prepares for Hurricane Irma
US pump manufacturer declares itself ready to aid recovery, if and when Hurricane Irma hits the US
First Skyjack SJ63 AJ arrives in Hong Kong
Skyjack is helping to build Hong Kong’s first public children’s hospital along with several other construction projects. 
ALH Awards shortlist announced
The shortlist for the 2017 ALH Awards has been revealed following the judges meeting on Sept. 5. 
Rental industry aids hurricane recovery
Donations are pouring in from associations and rental companies while others focus their efforts on getting equipment and rental items to areas in need
Toromont to acquire Cat dealer Hewitt Equipment
Canadian company to pay €680 million for fellow Canadian Caterpillar distributor Hewitt Equipment
Cummins sells rental operations to United
Acquisition by United Rentals includes Cummins’ mobile rental generator fleet, ranging in size from 150KW to 2MW.
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