SOURCE: Algeco Scotsman

Algeco Scotsman

October 21, 2010 10:00 ET

Algeco Scotsman Acquires Logimobile as Part of Expansion Into Normandy

More Than 900 Units Added to Company's Fleet

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - October 21, 2010) -  Algeco Scotsman, a leading global business services company focused on modular space and secure storage solutions, today announced the acquisition of Logimobile, a modular space provider based in Normandy, France.

"There is growing demand for modular space among industrial businesses, particularly oil and chemical companies, in the northern part of France," said Duncan Gillis, chief executive officer for Algeco Scotsman. "As a result of the acquisition, we have expanded our reach into Normandy and are better positioned to service customers in the attractive industrial sector." 

In addition to serving industrial customers, Logimobile has built a strong customer base in the public service sector. The transaction expands Algeco Scotsman's fleet by an additional 960 units and establishes a new service depot in Normandy. 

About Algeco Scotsman
Algeco Scotsman is a leading global business services provider focused on modular space and storage solutions. Operating as Williams Scotsman in North America and Algeco in Europe, the company manages a fleet of more than 300,000 units, with operations in Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States. The company's reputation is grounded in exceptional customer service, effective management of business operations, and consistent product innovation. Algeco Scotsman's global presence combined with its local market expertise provides exemplary service tailored to meet the unique needs of customers throughout the world.