The Hertz Corporation has announced that Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has further expanded in Saudi Arabia by opening a greenfield location in Jeddah. The new location will serve Western Province-based petrochemical, oil and gas, government, military, construction, event services, industrial, and emergency response sectors. Similar to the company’s Damman location, the Jeddah operations provides equipment rental and fleet management services. Its broad range of rental solutions includes equipment for earth moving, aerial, material handling, power, electrical, and compressor requirements.
Saudi Arabia’s Western Province is considered a strong growth opportunity due to heavy construction and industrialization. According to the Zawya Projects Monitor, USD$230 bn of projects are underway or in planning throughout the Western Province of Saudi Arabia, which includes Jeddah, Makkah, Medina and other nearby cities.
Lois Boyd, Group President, Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, said: “Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental, the joint venture of Hertz Equipment Rental and Dayim Systems, is continuing its rapid growth across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in order to meet strong demand. The aim of our new Jeddah operations is to provide customers a first class, value-added equipment rental supplier in the Western Province of Saudi Arabia. The move also positions Hertz-Dayim for further strong growth opportunities in the region.”
Chairman of Hertz-Dayim Equipment Rental, HRH Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan, added: “The expansion is another milestone in our endeavor to make Hertz-Dayim one of the largest equipment rental companies in Saudi Arabia. The new branch in Jeddah will be ideally placed to cater to the equipment needs of the large number of infrastructure and construction projects in the Western Province. This includes landmark projects such as the Jeddah, Makkah and Medina Metro, Kingdom Tower, the airport expansions and the economic cities. We will continue to expand and invest in this business to create a premier equipment rental company fully aligned with the needs of the industry in Saudi Arabia.”
The HERC Jeddah location offers a broad range of equipment and tools, including straight mast and articulating manlifts, telehandlers and construction and industrial fork lifts, 185 CFM to 1600 CFM compressors (including Instrument Quality), light towers and 50KW to 1 MW generators. Equipment comes from manufacturers including Atlas Copco, Case, Doosan, Genie, Himoinsa, Ingersoll Rand, JCB, JLG, Miller, and Wacker.
Located on the Makkah Highway, the new facility features a 10,000 square meter yard, shop and branch office. The facility is located 8 km Southeast of Jeddah City, with easy access to Yanbu (petro chemical hub of Western Region), the mega project King Abdul Aziz Economic City and close to the two holy cities Makkah and Madina.