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Family pulls a rental rescue

The love of rental runs deep in the Jones family of Burton, Mich. When they saw their family equipment rental business falter after their father, Chester, sold it in the early 1980s, brothers Bruce and Larry joined him not only in resuming ownership but also in bringing the business back. That was 1984, and the business, Allied Rent-All/Allied Equipment Rental, has been thriving ever since.

Electrified equipment and battery energy storage systems

Many are discovering that diesel generators combined with battery energy storage systems (BESS) can help reduce an organization’s carbon footprint by lowering construction fuel needs and emissions. The right generator and BESS combination can provide enormous environmental and economic benefits, making a construction project more sustainable while lowering noise pollution. Paralleling generators to create micro-grids can also optimize runtime efficiency for the project. Read more here.

Always learning, adapting, growing — that’s the Target Rental way

All through college, Jim Duke worked as a plumber, so he didn’t have much experience in rental when he joined his father’s operation, Target Rental, with headquarters in Durango, Colo., in 1998. He learned, adapted and, now as president, has overseen the operation’s tremendous growth — earning it the recognition of being a Rental Management Market Mover in the June/July 2023 issue of the magazine.