SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2007--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
"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
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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2006, on an average trading day, 2.3 billion shares, valued at $86.8
billion, were traded on the exchanges of the NYSE Group.
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marketplace where investors buy and sell listed companies' common
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companies listed on the NYSE represented a total global market
capitalization of $25.0 trillion.
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CONTACT: RSC Equipment Rental
Ellen Steck, 480-905-3396
Gibbs & Soell, Inc. (PR Firm for RSC Equipment Rental)
Nathalee Stirling, 415-362-9930
SOURCE: RSC Equipment Rental