SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

October 27, 2005 10:32 ET

Hertz Equipment Rental to Open Renovated Facility in Reading, OH

PARK RIDGE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 27, 2005 -- Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC), a leading construction and industrial equipment rental company, will celebrate the grand re-opening of its renovated general rental facility in Reading, Ohio on Friday, November 4, 2005. The grand re-opening celebration will take place at the store between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and will showcase the facility's new showroom and newly-expanded product line, which includes small tools, equipment and contractors' supplies.

As part of Hertz's commitment to expand services available for small to medium-sized contractors and homeowners, a broad range of products are now being offered, such as lawn mowers, floor sanders and buffers, trenchers, paint sprayers, ladders, pumps and scaffolding. In addition to the newly-expanded product line, HERC Reading still offers customers a wide assortment of construction and industrial equipment from brand names such as Case, Genie, Ingersoll-Rand, JLG, John Deere, Wacker and Stihl. Equipment is available to rent or buy.

At the grand re-opening event, vendor demonstrations and literature will be available, a free lunch will be catered by Vonderhaar's Catering, and door prizes will be provided on-site. In addition to HERC management, the Mayor of Reading, Bo Bemmes, members of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, and local radio personality Tom Gamble from 1360 Homer--The Sports Animal, will be in attendance.

Located at 1438 East Galbraith Road between I-75 and Reading Road, the 20,000 square-foot HERC Reading facility is the only Hertz Equipment location in the tri-state area, and serves the Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana markets. The facility is open Mondays through Fridays, 7 am to 5:00 pm, and for the first time has Saturday hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm.

With more than 265 locations in the U.S. and Canada, and an additional 95 locations in France and Spain, Hertz Equipment Rental has a diverse equipment inventory and offers daily, weekly, monthly and long-term rentals of tools and supplies, as well as new and used equipment for sale. For more information about Hertz Equipment Rental, visit the company on the web at or for the nearest location, call Hertz Equipment Rental toll-free at 1-888-777-2700.

Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation.

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