Equipment Depot Restructures for Growth

April 03, 2017

HOUSTON, Texas – April 3, 2017: Equipment Depot, a material handling, aerial lift, sales, service and rental provider, announced today that, David O. Turner, is resigning as a Member of the Executive Board of Pon Holdings to take an ownership and shareholder position in Equipment Depot. Turner will also continue to serve as President and CEO, while Pon Holdings will maintain a majority stake.

Equipment Depot, America’s largest independent material handling and rental business, has a trusted legacy of keeping businesses moving since 1951. After completing an extensive rebranding initiative last year, the company is entering another exciting phase in its growth strategy. The reinvention of this well-established company modernizes the brand with strong visual impact and clear messaging, centered around industry-leading customer service and its one-of-a-kind promise – Performance. Guaranteed.

Under Turner’s visionary leadership, Equipment Depot has achieved tremendous success. He has always been an incredibly passionate and hands-on leader. As the primary shareholder, Turner will be able to devote his full attention to Equipment Depot’s strategy for optimized growth and guide the company toward its full potential.

“I’m excited to transition into my new role as an independent entrepreneur with sole focus and responsibility for Equipment Depot,” said Turner.

“Within the last four years, we have implemented strategic initiatives that put us on the right path. I believe in the Equipment Depot team and our business partners. Working together, we can serve our customers better.”

Turner concludes: “Service has always been, and will continue to be, the heart and soul of the organization. We want our customers to know we stand by our service and our commitment to support them. You hear other companies making promises, but we’re willing to make our Performance. Guaranteed. pledge, which we believe is a clear differentiator within the industry.”


About Equipment Depot
Serving local communities since 1951, Equipment Depot is America’s #1 independent material handling and rental source with 35 locations across 1500 miles. Its team of dependable, helpful, driven, and accountable people are dedicated to providing the best service possible. The Company’s commitment to service is backed by its one-of-a-kind Performance. Guaranteed. promise.

Equipment Depot is a proud part of Pon Holdings, one of the largest family-owned businesses in the Netherlands with 13,000 employees worldwide. Pon provides a strong infrastructure for sustaining long-term growth and stability.

Contact: Hue Du. 832-409-8746. hue.du@eqdepot.com

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