RSC Equipment Rental Rings Opening Bell On New York Stock Exchange

Mon July 09, 2007 - Northeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

RSC Equipment Rental, a 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 on the New York Stock Exchange.

RSC Equipment Rental serves 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 solutions.

“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 industry.”

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.

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