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    United Rentals, Inc. (URI)

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    United Rentals, Inc.
    100 First Stamford Place
    Stamford, CT 06902
    United States - Map
    Phone: 203-622-3131
    Website: http://www.unitedrentals.com

    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 Safety, Power and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning), and Pump Solutions. The company offers approximately 3,300 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 power and HVAC equipment, which consists of portable diesel generators, electrical distribution equipment, and temperature control equipment, including heating and cooling equipment; 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 pumps that are primarily used by energy and petrochemical customers. 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. United Rentals, Inc. sells its used equipment through its sales force, brokers, and Website, as well as at auctions and directly to manufacturers. As of January 21, 2015, it operated 881 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 Nov 1, 2015 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 , 61
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Strategy Committee
    Mr. William B. Plummer , 56
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Matthew J. Flannery , 50
    Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Dale A. Asplund , 47
    Chief Information Officer and Sr. VP of Bus. Services
    Mr. Jonathan M. Gottsegen , 48
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    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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