Cooper buys One Stop Rentals
By Adam FreillConstruction Equipment
Addition of Alberta equipment rental company aligns with growth targets of national firm.
Canadian-owned and operated construction equipment rental company Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited, has purchased 100 per cent of the shares of One Stop Rentals/Sales Ltd., which is based in Airdrie, Alta.
According to an announcement from Cooper, the acquisition of One Stop is consistent with the company’s growth vision, which it says is to firmly establish itself as the only Canadian-owned, nationally positioned, rental company.
Established in 2013, One Stop is an equipment rental company focused on providing rental services to customers throughout Southern Alberta, including Airdrie, Calgary, Strathmore, Cochrane, Chestermere, and Olds. The company offers quality, late-model equipment that is supported by a highly experienced team of approximately 25 rental professionals.
“Our team is very proud to join the Cooper Equipment Rentals family and have found the acquisition and transition to be seamless” said Todd Maxwell, president of One Stop.
“We’re pleased to welcome One Stop into the Cooper family” added Doug Dougherty, CEO of Cooper. “The One Stop team has built a great business with a quality reputation in the market, and we are proud to be partnering with them as we continue to grow our company across Canada.”
The One Stop branch, which includes a significant climate control business, will join Cooper’s Southern Alberta Region under the direction of regional manager Justin Wharton.
Established in 1972, Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited is a full-service construction equipment rental company, servicing contractors across Canada from more than 55 branches in six provinces.