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Helping Customers Find Solutions is What Drives RMS Rentals Shop Foreman Dave Oldenburg

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Building a successful team starts with people that are not only dedicated to their craft, but also truly care about their customers. In short, it starts with people like RMS Rentals Shop Foreman Dave Oldenburg. “I really love troubleshooting and working on problems. Knowing that I helped a customer and seeing them come back again and again is what makes it all worthwhile for me,” said Dave. For 27 years, Dave has been honing his craft. His career began at Lull Industries in 1994 and worked his way from the assembly line to quality control and then to service. When Lull moved its operation out of the Twin Cities area, he started Highlift Equipment Company, Inc., with Jim Hoogervorst, Mark Tieben, and Dean Oseby. “We start in 2002 and focused on forklift repair, parts and service,” recalled Dave. “There was nobody in the metro area that really took care of the little guy, so we felt like there was an opportunity to do that and be successful.” And they were. For four years, the operation

RMS Teams Up with MAPA for Training Event

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  Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) and RMS Rentals took part in the inaugural Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) Quality Paving Training program in April at the Medina Entertainment Center in Medina, Minn. The three-day event was designed as a creative and interactive training program that blended classroom training and machine demonstration to help train new and younger paving employees. Nearly 100 people attended the event. As one of five Minneapolis-area equipment distributors that participated in the event, RMS and RMS Rentals showcased a nine-machine display that featured equipment from LeeBoy, BOMAG, Roadtec, Wacker Neuson, Broce, and Komatsu in addition to an indoor informational booth. “Events like this are great opportunities for us and our manufacturers to help with the greater good of the industry. The focus of the event was education, not sales. We were very happy to be a part of this program and have the opportunity to work with customers,” said RMS Marke

Working Inside? Cratos Equipment is What You Need

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Working inside poses big challenges, Cratos has the answer with a trio of compact, battery-powered pieces to help you get the job done safely and efficiently. The Cratos mini excavator, Sherpa skid steer, and electric wheelbarrow are designed to meet OSHA standards for indoor air quality and work up to 8 hours on a single charge. Check out our video to see why Cratos equipment from RMS Rentals is the perfect fit for indoor work. Watch the video below to learn more.

Manitowoc’s Potain Cranes From RMS Rentals Give Customers Total Access to Jobsites, Improve Workflow and Efficiency

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Jobsites can be crowded and hectic places. Multiple contractors at one location can make operating conditions tricky. To alleviate those stressors, having an equipment fleet to maximize performance with the smallest footprint possible is essential. That is why customers like Link Construction, Inc., Fager Framing, Inc. and Frana Companies, Inc. turn to RMS Rentals for Manitowoc’s Potain self-erecting cranes. “With this crane, we can avoid a lot of obstacles,” explained Fager Framing President Jeremy Fager. “We set up the crane in a location that gives us access to the whole site. We don’t have to worry about trying to fit a tracked machine or truck crane onto the site for a couple of hours and working the schedule around that. The crane is always there. Now if it’s wet or multiple crews are on-site and space is tight, we can still do our work.” “If you place them right and cover the whole building, it maximizes your productivity,” added Kelly Anderson, Equipment Manager for Frana Compa

Cratos Equipment From RMS Rentals Delivers Zero-Emission Performance in a Compact Design

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When you need equipment that delivers high performance without producing emissions, turn to RMS Rentals for Cratos compact, battery-powered equipment. This line is perfectly suited for HVAC, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and commercial indoor remodeling projects. With mini excavators, skid steers and electric wheelbarrows, Cratos offers a complete line of battery-powered equipment that can help you handle any job. CMX18 Mini Excavator Operating Weight: 3,642 pounds Breakout Force: 3,608 pounds Expandable Track Width: 41 1/3 inches – 51 1/5 inches Sherpa 100ECO Mini Skid Steer  Operating Weight: 1,600 pounds  Breakout Force: 1,851 pounds  Width: 31 inches PowerPac RDE500 Wheelbarrow Operating Weight: 462 pounds Max Payload: 1,100 pounds Width: 26.5 inches Watch the video below for more information, or contact RMS Rentals to rent a Cratos machine today!