Volvo Rents Acquires Sampson Equipment Company

Mon June 27, 2011 - National Edition

Volvo Rents acquired Sampson Equipment Company, a three location equipment rental company based in the Salt Lake City area of Utah, with stores in Murray, Ogden and Draper. To capitalize on the economic upturn, Volvo Rents is embarking on a new course, where it will not only operate a franchise network of rental stores but will manage and grow a network of company-owned stores.

“Becoming a part of Volvo Rents was an attractive decision for my family and my employees,” explained Lance Sampson, owner of Sampson Equipment Company. “Volvo Rents provides us with the resources to expand and allows us to align our culture with a trustworthy brand that is known for their commitment to their employees and their customers.”

“Sampson Equipment’s culture of local decision-making has enabled the Sampson family to assemble an excellent team that is fully committed to customer care,” said Mike Crouch, vice president, business development “The Sampsons will serve a significant role in the expansion of Volvo Rents in the state of Utah.”

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