Profit for the second quarter ending April 30 for Deere & Co., Moline, Ill., down 38 percent from last year’s second-quarter profit of $763.5 million.
Gross auction sales in the first quarter 2009 for IronPlanet®, Pleasanton, Calif., a record first quarter for the company and up 26 percent versus the first quarter 2008.
Ranking for The Rental Show 2008 in Las Vegas on the Tradeshow Week 200 annual list of the top trade shows in the United States. This is the third consecutive year The Rental Show has ranked in the top 65. The Rental Show 2010 will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. More information is available online at www.TheRentalShow.com.
Percentage decline in rental revenue for Sunbelt Rentals, Fort Mill, S.C., for the fourth quarter.
Percentage rental rates dropped in April and May, 2009, versus the same period last year for RSC Equipment Rentals, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Number of new branches opened during the first quarter by Ahern Rentals, Las Vegas, including Waco and Odessa, Texas; Bernalillo, N.M.; Yuma, Ariz.; Gardnerville, Nev.; and Charlotte. In April, Ahern also opened three more branches in Raleigh, N.C.; Lubbock, Texas; and Atlanta.