United Rentals ( URI), the Greenwich, Conn.-based equipment rental company, bought the equipment rental and sales assets of Handy Rent-All Center. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Wappingers Falls, N.Y.-based Handy Rent-All Center has eight branches in New York and Connecticut. Established in 1977, it is one of the largest equipment rental companies in the Northeast, with annual revenue of about $16 million, United Rentals said. It primarily serves professional contractors and homeowners. "Handy's branch network is a strong complement to our company's presence in the region," said the company. "This acquisition expands United Rentals' ability to serve customers in two states by providing expert solutions that are more accessible than ever before."