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THE PREMIER AWARDS FOR THE EUROPEAN RENTAL INDUSTRY
An audience of 320 rental industry professionals saw Nordic companies Naboen and Byggmaskiner-Gruppen win the two Rental Company of the Year categories at the 2018 European Rental Awards. The ceremony was held on 23 May in Vienna, Austria, during the European Rental Association’s annual convention.
The awards to individuals went to Colin Wood, the former CEO of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA), who was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Xavier du Boÿs of Kiloutou, who received the Person of the Year accolade.
Other winners were A-Plant and Cramo – jointly in the Sustainability category - while JCB’s Hydradig was Product of the Year. Atlas Copco won the ERA Technical Committee award for suppliers to the rental industry.
The 2018 shortlists and winners:
Large Rental Company of the Year
WINNER: Naboen (Norway)
Small/medium Sized Rental Company of the Year
WINNER: Byggmaskiner-Gruppen (Sweden)
Rental Product of the Year
WINNER: JCB (110W Hydradig) (UK)
ERA Technical Committee Award
WINNER: Atlas Copco
ERA Sustainability Committee Award
JOINT WINNERS: A-Plant and Cramo
Rental person of the year
WINNER: Xavier du Boÿs of Kiloutou
Lifetime Achievement Award
WINNER: Colin Wood, the former CEO of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA),
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