SOURCE: The Hertz Corporation

August 18, 2005 16:14 ET

Hertz Equipment Rental to Open Renovated Facility in Fort Myers, Florida

PARK RIDGE, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 18, 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 Fort Myers, FL, on August 19, 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 its customer base and target small to medium-sized contractors and homeowners, a broad range of products such as lawn mowers, floor sanders and buffers, trenchers, paint sprayers, ladders, pumps and scaffolding are available to rent or buy. HERC Fort Myers's new product offerings include Wacker pumps, Multiquip generators, Ditch Witch trenchers, walk behind saws, pressure washers, hand tools such as sanders and grinders, and equipment for cement contractors. In addition to the newly expanded product line, Hertz Equipment Rental customers can also rent or buy a wide assortment of Hertz's construction and industrial equipment from brand names such as Case, Genie, Ingersoll-Rand, JLG, John Deere, MultiQuip and Stihl.

At the grand re-opening event, vendor demonstrations and literature will be available, and refreshments and door prizes will be provided on-site. In addition to HERC management, and local radio personality Russell P., from Cat Country 100 FM will be in attendance.

Located at 2401 North Airport Road, HERC Fort Myers is connected to a six-bay construction and industrial equipment repair shop and a separate small equipment repair area. The facility's operating hours are Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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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