Published Monday, 12 December 2022
SAN ANTONIO (December 12, 2022) – Texas First Rentals®, a division of HOLT, announced today that it has acquired Rental One, a full-service equipment and storage container rental company offering a complete line of construction equipment and supplies in 15 locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and Central Texas regions.
Texas First Rentals, a construction equipment rental company, offers rental solutions through its full line of aerial, dirt and portable power equipment. The equipment Texas First Rentals provides includes boom lifts, scissor lifts, excavators, generators, pumps and trench safety equipment.
“Rental One is an excellent strategic and cultural fit that complements our existing products and services,” said CEO and General Manager of HOLT, Peter J. Holt. “More importantly, Rental One is a multi-generational, family-owned Texas company. As a family-owned business ourselves, we know the value of such an organization and what that means to our customers.”
Rental One, founded in 2004 in Colleyville, Texas, with equipment rental roots going back to the 1950s, is a family-owned, full-service equipment and storage container rental company offering a full line of well-maintained, quality construction equipment and concrete, safety, erosion control and construction supplies throughout its locations.
“Our team has worked to build a successful business with meaningful relationships that span three generations,” said Rental One President Mike O’Neal. “Our customers will benefit from a broader range of products and combined expertise as we join the Texas First Rentals team. We continue to be committed to providing customers with the best equipment and reliable service they have grown to know.”
With this acquisition, the 300 current Rental One employees, including the leadership team, will become employees of Texas First Rentals and will continue to operate from current Rental One locations.
“I’m confident joining a values-based organization is a positive move for us all.” said O’Neal. “We look forward to collaborating with the Texas First Rentals team to build upon our mutual success.”
This acquisition will allow Texas First Rentals to expand its presence to a total of 40 locations in highly-attractive regions poised for future growth. For more information about the products and services available through Texas First Rentals, visit www.texasfirstrentals.com.
About Rental One
Rental One, founded in 2004 in Colleyville Texas with equipment rental roots going back to the 1950s, is a family-owned, full-service equipment and storage container rental company offering a full line of well-maintained, quality construction equipment, and concrete, safety, erosion control and construction supplies in 15 locations throughout the DFW and Central Texas regions.
About Texas First Rentals
Established in 2015, Texas First Rentals is a leading construction equipment rental company and a division of HOLT. Texas First Rentals offers rental solutions through its full line of aerial, dirt, and portable power equipment such as booms, scissor lifts, excavators, generators, pumps, and trench safety equipment. Products available for rent include Caterpillar®, Genie®, JLG®, LayMor®, Vermeer®, and others. Daily, weekly, and long-term equipment rental options are available.
HOLT is a family-owned company, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. The Holt name has been associated with heavy equipment and Caterpillar for over 100 years. HOLT CAT Chief Executive Officer, Peter J. Holt and HOLT CAT President, Corinna Holt Richter, are direct descendants of Benjamin Holt, who in 1904 developed the first successful track-type tractor which he named the “Caterpillar.”
About HOLT CAT
HOLT CAT® is the largest Caterpillar® equipment dealer in the United States serving 118 Texas counties spanning from the Red River to the Rio Grande™. Established in 1933, HOLT CAT sells, rents, and services Caterpillar machines, engines, generator sets, and trucks for construction, mining, industrial petroleum, and agricultural applications. Additionally, the company offers total machine and engine rebuilds and sells used equipment around the world.
Does HOLT have any other subsidiaries?
Other HOLT® divisions in addition to HOLT CAT and Texas First Rentals include HOLT Truck Centers, which provides rebuilds, total service and parts for all makes and models of on-highway trucks, RV’s, busses and more with locations in Texas and Oklahoma; HOLT Crane & Equipment®, which is the authorized Link-Belt® dealer to sell, rent and service cranes; HOLT Manufacturing, which designs, engineers and produces Spray King water tanks, oilfield engine skids and enclosures, and custom-manufactured attachments and machines; SITECH Tejas, which is the authorized dealer for Trimble heavy and highway construction products; HOLT Industrial Rentals, a solutions-based and large scale industrial rentals for power generation, climate control and compressed air; HOLT Industrial Systems, which supports sales, parts and service of Sullair’s full line of stationary and portable industrial air products; HOLT Renewables, which provides solar design, engineering, procurement and construction to help customers achieve energy savings; and HOLT Used, which is home to the best construction, truck, trailer, material handling, crane, power generator and other used equipment supplied by the HOLT family of companies.
Where can I go to see equipment or discuss my specific project needs?
Customers can visit any Rental One or Texas First Rentals 40 locations for their rental equipment needs. In the coming weeks we will begin transitioning Rental One locations to Texas First Rentals.