SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ., June 26 /CNW/ - RSC Equipment Rental (NYSE: RRR), a
premier supplier of construction equipment rental services, celebrated the
company's May 23, 2007 initial public offering with President and CEO Erik
Olsson ringing the opening bell today on the New York Stock Exchange.
RSC Equipment Rental is a leading company in the construction equipment
rental industry serving the non-residential and commercial contracting markets
with a complete range of rental equipment such as aerial work platforms,
material handling, compaction and paving, concrete and masonry, earth moving,
excavating, welding, air and electric-powered equipment. RSC also serves the
industrial/petrochemical markets providing turnaround, maintenance and repair
"This is a proud day for RSC and its more than 5,200 employees," Olsson
said. "We've worked very hard to make RSC the great company it is today - a
company with outstanding employees, superior financial performance, a young,
well-maintained reliable fleet, and an unsurpassed emphasis on customer
service. RSC is delivering a new model of service in the equipment rental
With $1.7 billion in 2006 revenues, RSC has experienced 15 consecutive
quarters of positive same-store, year-over-year rental revenue growth. RSC has
achieved this level of success through dedicated employees located in 39
states and four Canadian provinces along with a contiguous network of more
than 450 rental locations providing the highest level of convenience and
dependable service to its customers.
About RSC Equipment Rental
RSC Equipment Rental is one of the largest equipment rental providers in
North America servicing the construction and industrial markets with an
original cost of over $2.4 billion in rental equipment. RSC offers superior
levels of equipment availability, reliability and service to customers through
an integrated network of over 450 rental locations in 39 US states and four
Canadian provinces. With over 5,200 employees committed to continuous safety
and 24/7 customer care, RSC delivers the loyal customer support needed to
build the future. Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., additional information about RSC
is available at RSCrental.com.
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press release are forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the
expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we
can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct.
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For further information:
For further information: RSC Equipment Rental Ellen Steck, 480-905-3396
firstname.lastname@example.org or Gibbs & Soell, Inc. (PR Firm for RSC Equipment
Rental) Nathalee Stirling, 415-362-9930 email@example.com