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.

 
Updates
Your regional director will connect you with news from around the industry
 
Safety
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

Articles

In memoriam: James Thomas ‘Tom’ Hawthorne

In memoriam: James Thomas ‘Tom’ Hawthorne

James Thomas “Tom” Hawthorne, 93, of San Diego died on March 10, 2022. Along with his father, J.B. Hawthorne, Tom founded Hawthorne Machinery Co. in 1956. He led the company as its CEO for 50 years. He also was one of the first Cat Dealers to...

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ARA of California event hit all the marks

ARA of California event hit all the marks

The ARA of California’s April 5 event offered something for everyone — valuable training on Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, excitement on the basketball court and plenty of networking, food and beverages enjoyed in a luxury suite.

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In memoriam: Jose Carranza and Milagro Nieto-Campos

In memoriam: Jose Carranza and Milagro Nieto-Campos

Jose Carranza, 54, and Milagro Nieto-Campos, 59, both of Pacoima, Calif., died in a car accident on Feb. 5, 2022. The husband and wife, along with several family members, have worked in the event rental industry for many years.

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