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9/6/2013
Sunbelt Rentals Acquires MAC Leasing, Bolsters Pump & Power Services Division
Sunbelt Rentals recently announced the acquisition of MAC Leasing (MAC), the multiple location rental arm of North Dakota-based manufacturing company MAC, Inc.
 
 
1/8/2013
JMR Industries Excited To Join Sunbelt Rentals
JMR Industries Ltd. (JMR), a Texas-based rental equipment company, was recently acquired by Sunbelt Rentals, a move that JMR co-owner Jimmy Roark is extremely pleased about.
 
 
1/8/2013
Sunbelt Rentals Opens New Climate Control Services Location
Sunbelt Rentals is proud to announce the opening of a new location in Richmond, Va., as part of the development of its Climate Control Services specialty division.
 
 
11/2/2012
Sunbelt Rentals Offers Help in Time of Need
Sunbelt Rentals recently deployed emergency response personnel to the Northeast area to assist with disaster recovery efforts in response to Hurricane Sandy.
 
 
8/28/2012
STARTING OVER
How a wounded Army mechanic landed a good civilian job 15 days before his ETS. ~ By Warren Duffie. When Dontae Johnson was hired by Sunbelt Rentals - a provider of specialized heavy equipment to every niche of the construction and industrial marketplace - he relied on two crucial military skills:
 
 
4/3/2012
Sunbelt Rentals Acquires Topp Portable Air and Precision Steel Works
Sunbelt Rentals Inc., a subsidiary of Ashtead Group plc., announces today the purchase of Topp Portable Air and its related company, Precision Steel Works.
 
 
12/22/2011
Sunbelt Rentals’ Director of Safety Training Honored with Meritorious Service Award from the American Rental Association
Sunbelt Rentals celebrates the recognition of this year’s American Rental Association’s Meritorious Service Award recipient, Jeff Stachowiak, Director of Safety Training.
 
 
7/27/2011
Sunbelt Rentals Expands Into Colorado Springs With New General Tool Location
Sunbelt Rentals celebrates the opening of its newest general tool location in Colorado Springs. Located at 5525 East Platte Avenue, Colorado Springs, the new branch is easily accessible by I-25 and will serve all of central Colorado.
 
 
3/25/2011
Sunbelt Rentals' Director of Strategic Accounts Elected to the Restoration Industry Association's Board of Directors
Sunbelt Rentals celebrates the election of Ken Rothmel, Director of Strategic Accounts, to the Restoration Industry Association’s (RIA) Board of Directors, effective March 7, 2011.
 
 
3/2/2011
Sunbelt Rentals Announces Grand Opening Celebration at New Columbus, GA Location
Sunbelt Rentals will celebrate the grand opening of its newest General Tool location at 6301-2 Veterans Parkway in Columbus, GA, on Friday, March 4 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 
 
1/26/2011
Brendan Horgan Named CEO of Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.
Sunbelt Rentals announced today the appointment of Brendan Horgan as the Company’s chief executive officer.
 
 
11/17/2010
Sunbelt Rentals Enhances New and Used Equipment Purchasing Options
Sunbelt Rentals continues to expand its broad array of services with the addition of new financing and equipment warranty options.
 
 
11/16/2010
Sunbelt Rentals’ Pump & Power Offering Expands West Coast Presence With Two New Locations
Sunbelt Rentals continues to build on its specialty service offering with the announcement of the opening of two new Pump & Power locations.
 
 
10/4/2010
Sunbelt Rentals Expands Into Oklahoma With New General Tool Location
Sunbelt Rentals celebrates the opening of its newest General Tool location in the greater Oklahoma City area – the Company’s first branch in the Sooner State.
 
 
4/6/2010
Sunbelt Rentals Opens New Scaffolding Location
Sunbelt Rentals builds on its specialty service offering with the announcement of the opening of a Scaffold Services location at 2326 Highway 80 in Pearl, Mississippi.
 
 
3/1/2010
Sunbelt Rentals Opens New Pump & Power Location
Sunbelt Rentals continues to build on its specialty service offering with the announcement of the opening of a New England Pump & Power location.
 
 
11/6/2009
Sunbelt Rentals Wins Best Mobile SFA/CRM Award in Mobile Enterprise's 2009 Mobilizer Awards
Sunbelt Rentals was awarded “Best Mobile SFA/CRM” in Mobile Enterprise’s 2009 Mobilizer Awards for its company-wide launch of Mobile SalesPro (MSP), an innovative iPhone application developed to provide employees with an efficient and effective way to communicate internally and externally.
 
 
8/4/2009
Sunbelt Rentals Launches Custom iPhone Application
Sunbelt Rentals announces the launch of an innovative iPhone application, Mobile SalesPro (MSP), to more than 1200 sales representatives, field personnel and executives.
 
 
7/17/2009
Sunbelt Rentals Announces New Safety Training Group
Sunbelt Rentals’ new Safety Training Group offers regularly scheduled operator training and “Train the Trainer” courses for Sunbelt Rentals’ customers.
 
 
7/6/2009
News Bulletin: Sunbelt Rentals Among First Responders at Atlanta Parking Deck Collapse
Sunbelt Rentals’ mid-town Atlanta branch responded immediately to the collapse of a parking deck near the Georgia Tech campus June 29.
 
 
6/30/2009
Sunbelt Rentals Announces Shepherdsville Grand Opening Celebration
Sunbelt Rentals will celebrate the opening of its new full-service rental location in Shepherdsville, KY, on Thursday, July 2, 2009.
 
 
11/10/2008
Sunbelt Rentals Recognized as Military-Friendly Employer for Third Consecutive Year
Sunbelt Rentals was ranked 22nd in G.I. Jobs magazine’s 2008 list of the Top 50 Military-Friendly Employers.
 
 
10/20/2008
Sunbelt to Open New Aerial Work Platform Branch in Chesapeake, VA, October 27
Sunbelt Rentals announces the opening of its newest Aerial Work Platform (AWP) rental branch at 4419 Bainbridge Blvd. in Chesapeake, VA.
 
 
9/22/2008
Sunbelt Rentals Ranked Among America’s Safest Companies
Sunbelt Rentals was recognized as one of “America’s Safest Companies” by Occupational Hazards magazine, a testament to the company’s continual focus on safety improvement.
 
 
5/1/2008
Sunbelt Rentals Announces Champaign Grand Opening Celebration May 8, Featuring JCB Racing Backhoe
Sunbelt Rentals will celebrate the grand opening of its newest full-service rental branch at 1401 North Mattis Avenue in Champaign, IL, on Thursday, May 8, 2008 from 11 am – 4 pm.
 
 
4/30/2008
Sunbelt Rentals Launches New Web Site
Sunbelt Rentals launched a state-of-the-art web site that will set a new standard in the rental industry.
 
 
10/11/2007
Sunbelt Rentals Announces Grand Opening of New Downingtown, PA, Branch on October 19
Sunbelt Rentals will celebrate the grand opening of its newest full-service rental branch, at 401 Boot Road in Downingtown, PA.
 
 
6/29/2007
Sunbelt Rentals Shows Strong Financial Performance
Sunbelt Rentals reported strong financial results for the twelve month period ending April 30, 2007, with pro forma revenues increasing by 8% to $1.5 billion.
 
 
2/19/2007
Sunbelt Rentals Announces Sweepstakes Winner
Larry Green of Victoria, Texas won the NationsRent Orange County Chopper as the grand prize winner of O.C.C. Chopper Sweepstakes.
 
 
12/15/2006
Sunbelt Rentals Posts Strong Earnings for the First Half of the Fiscal Year
Sunbelt Rentals reported strong results in the six month period ending October 31, 2006 with revenues increasing by 46.8% to $597.0 million.
 
 
9/8/2006
Sunbelt Rentals Reports Strong Growth for the First Quarter 2006
Supporting the Ashtead Group’s strong performance in the first quarter 2006, Sunbelt Rentals announced that it again delivered solid financial results, with increased revenue and operating profit.
 
 
9/1/2006
Sunbelt Rentals Completes Acquisition of NationsRent
Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., one of the leading US equipment rental companies serving the commercial construction and industrial markets, today announced the completion of the acquisition of NationsRent Companies, Inc.
 
 
7/19/2006
Sunbelt Rentals to Acquire NationsRent
Sunbelt Rentals Inc., a subsidiary of Ashtead Group plc, and NationsRent Companies Inc. announced an agreement today under which NationsRent will be merged into Sunbelt to form the third-largest equipment rental company serving the U.S. market.
 
 
6/29/2006
Sunbelt Rentals Announces Fiscal Year 2006 Revenue of $818.7 Million
Sunbelt Rentals’ parent company Ashtead Group plc announced record results for the year ended April 30, 2006, with Sunbelt’s revenue increasing by 23.8% to $818.7 million
 
 
6/9/2006
Sunbelt Rentals Promotes Two New Division Managers in Southern California
Sunbelt Rentals announces the promotion of Mark White to the position of Manager for Sunbelt’s Southern California Division, and Lawrence Pruett to the position of Manager for their Los Angeles Division.
 
 
5/25/2006
Sunbelt Opens in Ocean Springs - First Branch in Mississippi
Sunbelt Rentals announces the opening of its newest fullservice rental branch in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
 
 
3/14/2006
Sunbelt Rentals Announces Sweepstakes Winner
George Rubel of Toledo, Ohio won $10,000 as the grand prize winner in The Sunbelt Rentals “Rent. Fix. Build.” Project Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), which ended February 27, 2006. George was randomly chosen out of over 380,000 sweepstakes entries.
 
 
3/9/2006
Sunbelt Rentals Announces Strong Third Quarter Financials
Sunbelt Rentals reported strong third quarter results for the three months ended January 31, 2007 with revenues increasing by 73% to $361.5 million.
 
 
2/3/2006
Sunbelt Rentals Appoints New Divisional Managers in Northern California, Midwest and Southeastern Markets
Sunbelt Rentals recently appointed three new Divisional Managers in the company’s Northern California, Midwest and Southeastern markets, each bringing many years of experience with the company to their new positions.
 
 
1/19/2006
Sunbelt Opens New Full-Service Branch in Upper Marlboro, MD, Incorporates Scaffolding
Sunbelt Rentals announces the opening of its newest full-service rental branch in Upper Marlboro, MD, a central location that also now includes Sunbelt’s Baltimore/Washington Scaffolding branch.
 
 
1/11/2006
SUNBELT RENTALS APPOINTS NEW VICE PRESIDENTS IN THE MIDWEST AND MID-ATLANTIC REGIONS
Sunbelt Rentals recently appointed two new Vice Presidents over the company’s Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic regions.
 
 

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