Forklifts, AWPs Still Biggest Rental House Acquisitions

January 5, 2015

High-reach forklifts and aerial work platforms (AWPs) remain the most popular acquisitions by rental houses, according to the December survey by the Rouse Rental Report.

After forklifts and AWPs, "Industrial Equipment" was the next highest category, followed by generators. On the earthmoving side, skid steer loaders outpaced excavator and wheel loader purchases by a single percentage point. JLG and Genie were the leading major brands identified by purchasers' sales figures.