United Rentals, Inc. history, company profile (overview) and corporate video

   United Rentals, Inc. is an equipment rental company, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United States.


   United Rentals was established in September 1997.

   In December 1997, the company was listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

   In 1998, U.S. Rentals, Inc. was acquired.

   In 2012, United Rentals merged with RSC Holdings, Inc.


  • Aerial Work Platforms;
  • Air Compressors & Air Tools;
  • Compaction;
  • Concrete & Masonry;
  • Earthmoving Equipment;
  • Forklifts;
  • HVAC Equipment;
  • Lawn & Landscape;
  • Lighting Equipment;
  • Material Handling;
  • Other Equipment;
  • Plumbing, Pipe & Conduit;
  • Portable Restrooms;
  • Power Generation Equipment;
  • Pumps, Tanks & Filtration;
  • Storage Containers & Mobile Offices;
  • Surface Preparation;
  • Tools – Power, Hand & Surveying;
  • Trench Safety & Shoring;
  • Trucks & Trailers;
  • Welding Supplies.

   With more than 20.000 employees, United Rentals, Inc. is considered one of the largest equipment rental companies in the world. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World.

*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org and www.unitedrentals.com.

**Video published on YouTube by “United Rentals