Herc Holdings acquires SkyKing Lift Rentals

Nov. 21, 2021

Herc Holdings, Bonita Springs, Fla., has acquired SkyKing Lift Rentals, Bensenville, Ill., a single-location equipment rental business specializing in mobile elevating work platforms, including scissor and boom lifts. The addition of SkyKing expands the company’s Chicago-area presence to six physical locations.

Herc also recently completed the acquisition of Rapid Equipment Rental, Toronto. Rapid Equipment is a full-service general equipment rental company comprising of approximately 110 employees and seven locations serving construction and industrial customers throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) — one of the largest equipment rental markets in North America.

“I am pleased to welcome Rapid Equipment and SkyKing to Team Herc,” said Larry Silber, president and CEO. “With both teams now on board, we have significantly improved our coverage in the dynamic Toronto and Chicago equipment rental markets as we continue to serve a diverse mix of construction, industrial and government customers.”

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