Strategic Add-On Acquisition Expands BlueLine’s
Presence in Southeast United States
Texas – September 16, 2014 – BlueLine
Rental, a provider of small to medium-sized
construction rental equipment, announced today the acquisition of
JustRuss Rental Inc., a full-service equipment rental company with three
locations in Alabama. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
is a great strategic fit for BlueLine and will expand our reach into an
important part of the country,” said BlueLine Rental CEO Phil Hobson. “JustRuss has a well-earned reputation for
quality service, and we look forward to continuing to deliver on the high
standards the company’s customers have come to expect.”
previously Volvo Rents, was acquired in January 2014 by Platinum Equity. The BlueLine Rental brand identity was
launched in February following the transition to new ownership.
“We are delivering on our pledge to help BlueLine
execute its growth strategy and maximize its potential,” said Louis Samson, the
Partner at Platinum Equity. “We will
continue exploring ways to expand the company’s footprint in key markets and
grow both organically and through additional add-on activity.”
BlueLine Rental serves a diverse customer base across multiple
industries, including construction, oil and gas, industrial manufacturing,
infrastructure, power, and metals and minerals.
In addition to a full range of backhoe loaders, compact wheel
loaders, compact excavators and compaction equipment, BlueLine rental centers
carry a comprehensive line of essential equipment and tools for the
construction, commercial, industrial and homeowner markets. The company focuses
on daily, weekly and monthly rentals.
For more information about BlueLine Rental, visit
www.bluelinerental.com or call 888-899-8658.
ABOUT BLUE LINE RENTAL
BlueLine Rental has more than 130 rental stores across
North America. Each rental centers offers a comprehensive line of essential
equipment for the construction, commercial and industrial markets, as well as
an extensive line of compact excavators, compactors, wheel loaders, backhoe
loaders and compaction equipment. For more information, visit