Posted December 8, 2020

GAR Equipment purchased by Able Equipment Rental

Able Equipment Rental, Inc. of NY has purchased the equipment assets and service operations of GAR Equipment, Inc. (GAR), located in South Plainfield, New Jersey.

The transaction will allow Able to increase the size of its fleet and continue to meet the strong demand for equipment in the areas it serves, as well as expand its customer base. Able will retain the current GAR staff.

"For more than 40 years, GAR dependably served the needs of contractors, sub-contractors and industrial firms in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania," says Steve Laganas, Able CEO. "They offered a wide range of aerial products with a strong emphasis on impeccable service. We're thrilled they have joined the Able Equipment Rental team," Laganas adds.

"Strategically, it will allow us to continue to serve as a reliable provider of aerial equipment and service for GAR's current commercial and industrial clients," says Chris Pera, Able COO. "Additionally, we'll be able to offer a wide range of other machines for rent and for sale to fulfill GAR's current customer's specific construction equipment requirements," Pera added.

Able purchases its equipment from the industry's leading manufacturers and continues to add to its fleet. Equipment is available for daily, weekly, monthly and long-term rentals. Equipment financing plans available for new and used equipment.

Founded in 1996, Able Equipment Rental is privately owned with five locations. Corporate headquarters are based in Deer Park, New York. ABble provides rentals, sales, service, parts, transportation and training, as well as applications for critical infrastructure maintenance and support, contingency planning and disaster recovery. Able’s fleet of service vehicles provides emergency service and repairs to both corporate and customer owned equipment. ABLE's locations serve the northeast markets of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.