United Rentals, Inc.
United Rentals (NYSE:URI) was founded in 1997 and quickly became the world’s largest equipment rental provider. Today, the company continues to build on its industry leadership with a best-in-class range of resources and the largest customer service network of its kind in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. United Rentals deploys $15.72 billion of fleet (original equipment cost) through approximately 1,301 branches, a centralized reservation service and automated online ordering. United Rentals’ customer base is a diverse mix of construction and industrial companies, utilities, municipalities, government agencies and others. United Rentals serves these customers as a single-source solution, provided through two business segments: General Rentals and Specialty Rentals. General Rentals offers construction, industrial and homeowner equipment for rent, and related services. Specialty Rentals includes the rental of equipment and tools for underground construction, temporary power, power distribution, highway safety, climate control, fluid solutions, disaster recovery, tool management, modular offices, mobile storage and related services.