FORT MILL, SC – March 1, 2010 – Sunbelt Rentals continues to build on its specialty service offering with the announcement of the opening of a New England Pump & Power location. Located at 800 Hartford Turnpike in Shrewsbury Massachusetts, the new location will serve the greater New England area, including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine.
“Our Specialty Divisions offer customers extensive capabilities in areas that demand a high level of technical expertise,” said Joe Phelan, president and chief executive officer. “We are thrilled to open a new location in New England and continue to provide a unique service to our customers.”
Sunbelt Rentals’ Pump & Power Specialty Division offers customers a turnkey solution for highly specialized job requirements such as sewer bypass projects, large events, emergency power and many others. “Our extensive product fleet includes a wide range of high performance pumps, power generation equipment, temperature control equipment, desiccant dehumidifiers, large air compressors and trench shoring equipment,” said Kyle Horgan, operational vice president. “Our focus is to provide tailored solutions for all our customers’ challenges. Opening this new location allows us to expand our capabilities and continue to serve this important sector of the rental industry.”
With the Shrewsbury opening, the Division has 23 Pump & Power locations.
Sunbelt Rentals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ashtead Group plc, is one of the largest equipment rental companies in the United States. Based in Fort Mill, SC, Sunbelt Rentals provides equipment rental solutions for the industrial, construction, and municipal markets, plus the DIY market, from its network of more than 400 branches, including 90 Sunbelt at Lowe’s locations, in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Sunbelt Rentals’ extensive equipment fleet includes a wide range of general construction and industrial equipment, and is further broadened by specialty businesses serving the Pump, Power, Trench Shoring and Scaffold markets. For more information, visit www.sunbeltrentals.com.