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United Rentals, Inc. (URI)

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United Rentals, Inc.
100 First Stamford Place
Suite 700
Stamford, CT 06902
United States - Map
Phone: 203-622-3131

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Rental & Leasing Services
Full Time Employees:12,700

Business Summary 

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench, Power, and Pump. The General Rentals segment engages in the rental of general construction and industrial equipment, such as backhoes, skid-steer loaders, forklifts, earthmoving equipment, and material handling equipment; aerial work platforms, such as boom lifts and scissor lifts; and general tools and light equipment comprising pressure washers, water pumps, and power tools. This segment serves construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, and homeowners. The Trench, Power, and Pump segment is involved in the rental of specialty construction products, including trench safety equipment, such as trench shields, aluminum hydraulic shoring systems, slide rails, crossing plates, construction lasers, and line testing equipment for underground work; power and HVAC equipment, which consists of portable diesel generators, electrical distribution equipment, and temperature control equipment; and pumps primarily used by energy and petrochemical customers. It serves construction companies involved in infrastructure projects, municipalities, and industrial companies. The company also sells new equipment, such as aerial lifts, reach forklifts, telehandlers, compressors, and generators; contractor supplies, including construction consumables, tools, small equipment, and safety supplies; and parts for equipment that are owned by the company’s customers, as well as provides repair and maintenance services. It sells its used equipment through its sales force, brokers, and Website, as well as at auctions and directly to manufacturers. As of January 1, 2016, the company operated 897 rental locations in the United States and Canada. United Rentals, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Corporate Governance 
United Rentals, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2016 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 2.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Michael J. Kneeland , 62
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Strategy Committee
Mr. William B. Plummer , 57
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Matthew J. Flannery , 51
Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Dale A. Asplund , 48
Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP of Bus. Services
Ms. Jessica T. Graziano , 43
Principal Accounting Officer, VP and Controller
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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