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San Defendente di Cervasca, Italy Amilcare Merlo, president and founder of the Merlo Group, passed away earlier this month at the age of 88. Family members describe Merlo as “a brilliant and visionary entrepreneur...
Phoenix, AZ and Des Plaines, IL, United States Toyota Material Handling (TMH) and Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) have collaborated to assist Mom’s Pantry in Phoenix with the donation of a new, custom-built electric forklift. This equipment...

Inside Forkliftaction

The world's biggest equipment rental company, United Rentals, is about to become even bigger with its acquisition of Ahern Rentals.
This is just the latest in a string of rental acquisitions this year, prompted by rising demand for equipment at a time when supply lines are tight and purchase prices
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Compuload CL-6000 from SWIA
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John Lennon had terrible eyesight and was very self-conscious about it. Early in his career, he would not wear his glasses during performances. In the end, John's 'granny glasses' became one of his most iconic trademarks. His last pair, worn on that tragic day in 1980, are kept at 'The Beatles Story' exhibit in Liverpool, insured for over £1 million.
Stamford, CT, United States United Rentals has agreed to acquire the assets of family-owned Ahern Rentals for USD2 billion in cash. United Rentals is the largest equipment rental company in the world, with...
Washington, DC, United States The confidence of the US equipment finance sector is falling, with the latest Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) falling. The November confidence index fell to...

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Inside Forkliftaction

The world's biggest equipment rental company, United Rentals, is about to become even bigger with its acquisition of Ahern Rentals.
This is just the latest in a string of rental acquisitions this year, prompted by rising demand for equipment at a time when supply lines are tight and purchase prices
...Continue Reading