Large Tool Rental Company of the Year award goes to HSS

The European Rental Awards in Amsterdam took place on 8 June and awarded UK rental company HSS Hire won the Large Rental Company of the Year.

The president of Boels Verhuur, Pierre Boels, was awarded with the title Rental Person of the Year and Gunnar Glifberg, the former Cramo CEO, was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The awards ceremony was held at the Okura Hotel Amsterdam and there was an audience of 450 people, that included GAP Plant (safety award), A-Plant (rental IT award for its Auto Tool Hire Unit), Ramirent (marketing award), Teletower (product of the year) and Volvo (manufacturer of the year).

The awards, that are organised by International Rental News (IRN) magazine and the European Rental Association (ERA) coincided with the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) and the European Rental Association’s annual convention, both being held on 7-9 June in Amsterdam.

The full list of winners was as follows:

Large Rental Company of the year (turnover > €15 million)
HSS Hire (UK)

Small Rental Company of the year (turnover <€15 million)
Industrial Access (Romania)

Rental Person of the Year
Pierre Boels jr, Boels Verhuur

Lifetime Achievement Award
Gunnar Glifberg, formerly Cramo

Rental Product of the Year
Teletower Access Solutions (Teletower)

Manufacturer of the Year
Volvo CE

Rental IT Award
A-Plant (Auto Tool Hire Unit)

Rental Safety Award
GAP Group

Rental Marketing Award

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