Volvo CE Rents Signs Franchise Agreement for Center in Atlasburg

Wed August 11, 2004 - Northeast Edition

Volvo Construction Equipment Rents Inc. (Volvo CE Rents), Asheville, NC, has announced the signing of a franchise agreement for Volvo equipment rental centers in Atlasburg, PA.

Equipment Rental Services LLC, Atlasburg, has entered into a Volvo CE Rents franchise agreement to own and operate a Volvo CE Rents center in that city. Alex Parris is the owner of the company. This is the third Volvo CE Rents franchise contract completed for the Pennsylvania market; Volvo rental centers are in operation in Langhorne and West Chester.

The Equipment Rental Services Volvo CE Rents franchise is independently owned and operated, as are all of the franchises within the Volvo Construction Equipment rental program. The new Atlasburg rental center will carry, in addition to Volvo construction equipment, a comprehensive line of essential equipment and tools for the construction, commercial, industrial and homeowner markets. Principal Volvo products for its rental centers include the company’s extensive line of compact excavators and wheel loaders and backhoe and skid steer loaders.

The Volvo CE Rents franchise program, designed and developed by Volvo Construction Equipment Rents Inc., covers all aspects of an operation rental business model. Program features include use of the Volvo brand, financial assistance, a fleet purchasing program for non-Volvo products, a Volvo CE Rents software program, training, facility design and regional and local marketing.

For more information, call 828/650-2043. CEG