Regional Newsletters

ARA news near you

While ARA serves the equipment and event rental industry across the continent, our state and local associations make us even more available to you. We know that every region and state is different and that sharing local knowledge is important, so we created ARA Regional Newsletters.


What’s inside

Published quarterly, your regional newsletter includes a message from your regional director, updates from each state association, and topical, regional news that affects the equipment and event rental industry.

Your regional director will connect you with news from around the industry
Each newsletter includes a nod to safety, something we all prioritize
Member Spotlight
Learn more about rental operators in your area
Rental News
In-depth, focused news coming from your neck of the woods


In memoriam: Herbert Kohler

In memoriam: Herbert Kohler

Herbert Kohler Jr., 83, of Kohler, Wis., died Sept. 3, 2022. He served Kohler Co. for 61 years, most recently as the company’s executive chairman since 2015. He was elected chairman of the board and CEO in 1972 and president of the company in...

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Wisconsin tent manufacturer revitalizes empty mall

Wisconsin tent manufacturer revitalizes empty mall

When Tony Ehrbar, owner and CEO, American Tent, Green Bay, Wis., started the business, he had three employees manufacturing basic styles of tents. That was in 2014. Now, with nearly 60 employees and manufacturing everything from pole and frame to...

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In memoriam: Gary Nagy

In memoriam: Gary Nagy

Gary Nagy, 84, died April 13, 2022, in New Richmond, Wis. He had worked at St. Croix Truck & Trailer for 40 years.

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