Hertz acquires Californian pump rental company

DW Pumps specialises in providing pump solutions for industrial, municipal and construction customers on the US west coast. The pump rental company was founded in 2003 and headquartered in San Leandro, California with a second location in Sacramento. The DW Pumps fleet includes large submersible pumps, diesel auto priming and high pressure pumps, generators, auxiliary fuel tanks, electric transformers and product accessories.

“With the acquisition of DW Pumps, HERC continues its diversification strategy of expanding into specialty services and products for a broad range of equipment rental customers,” said Mark Frissora, Hertz chairman and CEO.

DW Pumps is expected to generate approximately US$6 million in new revenues for Hertz Equipment Rental Corp during 2012.

Hertz Equipment Rental Corp is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corp.