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Able Buys Mobile Lifts Inc., Adds it as Fifth Location


July 17, 2018 - Able Equipment Rental Inc. of NY (Able) has purchased the aerial equipment assets and service operations of Mobile Lifts Inc., Norristown, Pa.

The transaction makes the Mobile Lifts facility the newest branch of Able Equipment Rental. Able will retain most of the Mobile Lifts staff, and plans to grow the team immediately. The location is Able’s fifth location in the Northeast.

Located on two acres at 2 Liberty Avenue in Norristown, Pa., Able's newest branch is 45 minutes outside of Philadelphia and accessible by several major roads and highways. The facility is well situated to service the King of Prussia area and to deliver equipment throughout the region.

"We're extremely excited to welcome Mobile Lifts to the Able family," said Steven Laganas, Able's chief executive officer. "Their 40-plus year history along with a very loyal customer base was certainly one of the factors that helped us in our decision. I look forward to partnering with Mobile Lifts' knowledgeable and talented team," Laganas added.

“Strategically, it will allow us to continue to serve as a reliable provider of aerial equipment for Mobile Lifts' current commercial and industrial clients," said Chris Pera, Able's chief operating officer. "Additionally, we'll be able to offer a wide range of machines for rent and for sale to fulfill their specific construction equipment requirements," Pera added.

Able’s fleet is available for daily, weekly, monthly, and long-term rentals. The company also offers financing plans for purchasers of new and used equipment.


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