PARK RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ) has announced that Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation ( hertzequip.com) has launched a new Hertz Energy Services location in Bordeaux, France. The new facility provides large scale power solutions to provide cost-efficient, reliable electricity to the industrial, construction, commercial, film production, shipping, special events and utilities sectors. The branch is the fifth Hertz Energy Services location in France and serves customers in Bordeaux, Gironde department, and south west of France.
The metropolis of Bordeaux is the sixth largest urban area in France and has enjoyed growth of over 1% a year for ten years due mainly to positive net immigration. Since 1995, Bordeaux and the surrounding region has seen significant urban and economic change. Its series of major infrastructure projects, new transport links and urban development has attracted a wide variety of industry and commerce. (Source: Bordeaux Invest)Lois Boyd, Group President, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, said: "With its continued commitment to industrial growth, France is an important market for Hertz Equipment Rental and its Hertz Energy Services business. Bordeaux and the surrounding region is undergoing exciting developments in industry, construction, events and shipping. We are experiencing strong demand from these sectors for our large-scale power solutions, which feature state-of-the art power generation and associated equipment supported by our specialist industry consultancy and maintenance services." The global Hertz Energy Services business has operated in France since 1998, ten years after Hertz Equipment Rental launched in the country. Dedicated to providing a premier rental experience, the Hertz Energy Services team works with customers to customize an engineered solution to minimize downtime, enhance productivity and add financial value. This includes planning, installation, technical supervision, 24/7 support, refueling, redundant power, contingency planning and maintenance. The team also brings specialist knowledge in each of the sectors served. Generators from 2 – 2,000 kVA, electrical distribution, auxiliary fuel tanks, and load banks are purchased from the industry's leading manufacturers and are available for daily, weekly, monthly and long-term rentals. The full range of equipment includes: system on skid from 15 to 500 kVA, in container from 500 to 1000 kVA, on trailer from 1 000 to 2 000 kVA, Super Soundproof from 45 to 2000 kVA, on VL trailer up to 100 kVA, refinery equipment, and Portable Power light tower.