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United Rentals, Inc. (URI)

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

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Rental & Leasing Services
Full Time Employees:12,500

Business Summary 

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench Safety, Power and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning). The company offers approximately 3,100 classes of equipment for rent to construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners, government entities, and other customers. Its fleet of rental equipment includes general construction and industrial equipment, such as backhoes, skid-steer loaders, forklifts, earthmoving equipment, and material handling equipment; aerial work platforms consisting of boom lifts and scissor lifts; and general tools and light equipment, including pressure washers, water pumps, and power tools. Its fleet also comprises trench safety equipment, such as trench shields, aluminum hydraulic shoring systems, slide rails, crossing plates, construction lasers, and line testing equipment for underground work; and power and HVAC equipment, which consists of portable diesel generators, electrical distribution equipment, and temperature control equipment, including heating and cooling equipment. In addition, the company sells new and used equipment; related contractor supplies, including construction consumables, tools, small equipment, and safety supplies; and related parts for equipment, as well as offers repair, maintenance, and rental protection services. As of August 26, 2014, it operated 883 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 Oct 1, 2014 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 2.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Michael J. Kneeland , 60
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Strategy Committee
Mr. William B. Plummer , 55
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Matthew J. Flannery , 49
Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Dale A. Asplund , 45
Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP of Bus. Services
Mr. Jonathan M. Gottsegen , 47
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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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