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Herc Rentals Gives Back

May, 2019

Each year, Herc Rentals finds new ways to give back to the communities in which we operate.

From branches conducting community or school fundraisers, Team Herc giving up its free time to help a city or town in an emergency or one of our drivers taking the time to help a stranded motorist, the company believes in helping in any way it can.



Rates, Workers and Mergers. Canada’s Rentals Industry from 30,000 feet.

February 4, 2019

Keeping up with technology advancements is a critical challenge for today’s rental industry in the mind of Earl Ducharme, region vice president, Canada at Herc Rentals. Click below find out more.



Submersible Pumps Provide Environment Conservation at Cherry Dam, CA.

November 27, 2018

Upgrading a system at a dam while also protecting the fish and wildlife in an area can be a challenge. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently faced this dilemma at Cherry Dam, which is part of the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System, located three and a half hours east of San Francisco on the border of Yosemite Valley, CA. Cherry Lake provides drinking water for the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Click here to check out Herc Rentals’ solution!



Herc Rentals is ready for hurricane in N.J. … and the Carolinas

September 14, 2018

For an outline of Herc Rentals' ability to step up to the challenges of natural disasters, check out an article featuring Northeast RVP Rob Cowing.



New name, new vision, new products getting Herc Rentals back on track

March 19, 2018

A nor’easter that ravaged North Jersey provided real-time examples of how Herc Rentals, the former Hertz Equipment Rental Co., is starting to regain its prominence in the rental space.



Herc Rentals gives pets fast heat relief at New Jersey shelter

November 15, 2017

When the air conditioning broke down at an Ocean City, N.J., animal shelter this past July, a U.S. Communities cooperative agreement helped expedite installation of rented A/C units so a variety of stray pets stayed comfortable. As many as 30 dogs and 40 cats are housed at the Humane Society of Ocean City’s shelter; those pets kept their cool thanks to Herc Rentals’ speedy installation of two 5-ton industrial air conditioning temporary units under a U.S. Communities cooperative contract.



Herc Rentals finds its own way as a stand-alone company

July 7, 2017

There's still a lot of work ahead, but Herc Rentals' first year as an independent company paved the way for long-term progress. This article is a good summary of our past year and a glimpse into where we are heading.



Herc Rentals partners with US Army PaYS

May 5, 2017

Herc Rentals CEO Larry Silber (left) and Major Matthew Burnette (right) jointly announce our partnership with US Army PaYS to continue our efforts to add US veterans to our team. “Our participation in the US Army Partnership for Youth Success is another demonstration of our commitment to hiring veterans, and we are proud to join with the US Army in helping veterans transition into the civil work force following their service to our nation,” said Mr. Silber. For more information on US Army PaYS go to



Herc Rentals Adopts Infor Software for Equipment Rental and Personnel Management

January 21, 2017

Herc Rentals has selected Infor CloudSuite Equipment Rental and Infor CloudSuite Human Capital Management to establish a more consolidated and flexible approach to managing mission-critical business processes.



Herc Rentals is poised for growth

January 6, 2017

Larry Silber, President and CEO, speaks with Business Observer (FL) about expanding the company’s headquarters in Bonita Springs, FL, and the post-election market boost.



Integrative Solutions

November 22, 2016

Chuck Miller, Vice President of Operations and Loren Carlson, North American Sales Manager discuss genset solutions and power contingency planning with Distributed Energy Magazine.



Governor Rick Scott Visits Herc Rentals in Bonita Springs, FL

October 20, 2016

Watch a video recap of Florida Governor Rick Scott welcoming Herc Rentals to Bonita Springs, FL.



Herc Rentals and the Rental Industry Go Mobile

September 17, 2016

Senior Equipment Rental Industry Executives outline the benefits of going mobile, including insights from our President and CEO, Larry Silber and CIO, Rich Marani.



Herc Rentals completes separation from Hertz’s car rental business

August 2016

RENTAL MANAGEMENT reports Herc Rentals’ separation from Hertz Global Holdings is complete. Larry Silber, President and CEO, outlines what is next for Herc Rentals, now an independent, publicly traded equipment rental company.



Grand Opening: South Miami, FL

July 29, 2016

The South Miami branch, located in Cutler Bay, FL, celebrated becoming part of the Herc Rentals family in the end of July after being open for the past five months. The event featured numerous Herc Rentals vendors who set up demonstration tents around the yard. Guests in attendance made their way to each station and upon completion of their tour received a custom designed Herc Rentals Miami T-shirt. Among those in attendance was President and CEO, Larry Silber, who cut the ceremonial banner with members of the Cutler Bay Chamber of Commerce. The South Miami branch is a ProContractor Tools location as well as a ProSolutions branch, and is positioned to serve the expanding Southeast Florida market. The South Miami branch is located at 19380 SW 106th Ave, Cutler Bay, FL, 33157 and can be reached at 1-(305)-278-3940.



Herc Rentals CEO, Larry Silber talks with Engineering News-Record

July 20, 2016

Herc Rentals completed its spinoff and is broadening its product offerings. Larry Silber, Herc Rentals President and CEO, sat down with Engineering News-Record to discuss the future of the business.



Herc Rentals: Gear Up

July 1, 2016

We are finally Herc Rentals! It’s Time. We’re Ready. Gear up. Interviews Herc Rentals CEO Larry Silber

July 1, 2016

Larry Silber, President and CEO of Herc Rentals, discusses the dawn of a new era for Herc Rentals on with Rhonda Schaffler.



Introducing our new Downtown Chicago – South Loop branch

May 19, 2016

The new Herc Rentals business strategy was on full display with the spring 2016 grand opening of our new Downtown Chicago – South Loop branch. The new branch reflects Herc Rentals’ goal of expanding our footprint into urban markets and diversifying our product offerings, including the new ProContractor Tools line to meet the needs of our customers. Chief Operating Officer Bruce Dressel confirmed that the new branch is a testament to our commitment of “providing customers with the most in-depth line and range of products.” Our new location offers general equipment rental as well as ProContractor Tools and is located at 2424 South Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, 60616 and can be reached at 1-(312)-842-7114.



Rental Management

May 2016

Larry Silber, Herc Rentals President and CEO, spoke with RENTAL MANAGEMENT about his plans for the company, the challenges ahead and rebranding efforts.