Photo by Tudor Van Hampton for ENR United hosted 230 equipment vendors at its annual management meeting, the first since its merger with RSC. Photo by Tudor Van Hampton for ENR Related Links: Post-Sandy Repair Crews Push On Why Contractors Are Renting More and Buying Less Instead of red and blue states, there were red and blue stores. It wasn't the same as holding a national election, but last year, Michael Kneeland, CEO of United Rentals Inc., was charged with the difficult task of merging RSC (whose brand color is red) and United (whose brand color is blue) to form
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.