SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

May 10, 2006 11:04 ET

Hertz Equipment Rental to Open Renovated Facility in Etobicoke, Ontario

PARK RIDGE, N.J. -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 10, 2006 -- 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 Etobicoke, Ontario, on Friday, May 12, 2006. 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 Etobicoke still offers customers a wide assortment of construction and industrial equipment from brand names such as Case, Genie, Ingersoll-Rand, JLG, John Deere, MultiQuip 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 Patti's Good Food and giveaways will be provided on-site, while supplies last. In addition to HERC management, on-air talent from The Fan 590 will be in attendance.

Located at 35 Claireville Drive, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9W 5Z7, HERC Etobicoke is located on a four-acre plot at the northeast corner of Finch Ave. and Highway 427, minutes away from the 400 series highways. The facility is 35,000 square feet and houses two large service shops, a Bobcat Dealership and a rental department. Operating hours are Mondays through Fridays, 6:30 to 5:30 and Saturdays 8 to 4:30.

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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