March 28, 2016
Toro and Utility One Source have partnered to provide utility companies and contractors with rental access to Toro underground utility equipment across its 18 locations in the United States.
A well-respected leader in the overhead rental equipment segment, Utility One Source has selected Toro’s trusted line of horizontal directional drills and ride-on utility trenchers to help continue its expansion into the underground segment.
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“We are very pleased to join forces with Toro,” says Fred Ross, CEO of Utility One Source. “Utility One Source brings its commitment to unequaled equipment excellence to this new partnership, and is excited to deliver enhanced value and expanded breadth to the underground utility sector, in collaboration with such an esteemed brand. This is just one more stride in our continued pledge of offering the most competitive and dynamic equipment solutions in the industry, and we believe we will be able to accomplish more than ever before by adding this prestigious brand to the rental fleet.”
Utility One Source is comprised of six family-owned and operated businesses including: Custom Truck & Equipment, Utility Fleet Sales, Forestry Equipment of Virginia (FEVA), UCO Equipment, TNT Equipment, and Load King Trailers. Utility One Source’s influence within the heavy equipment industry continues to develop as their reach grows to include all of the U.S.
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“We’re pleased to form this partnership with Utility One Source as they continue to expand their reach within the rental industry,” says Rick Rodier, general manager of Toro Sitework Systems. “The collaboration between Toro and Utility One Source without a doubt strengthens our mutual commitment to utilities and utility contractors.”
Toro products now available through Utility One Source include:
• RT600 – 60 hp riding trencher and backhoe units
• RT1200 – 120 hp riding trencher and backhoe units
• RT1200 – 120 hp 40” depth rock saw units on rubber quad tracks
• RT1200 – 120 hp plow and reel carrier units on rubber quad tracks
• DD2024 – 20,000 pound directional drill packages including locators and fluid mix systems
• DD4050 – 40,000 pound directional drill packages including locators and fluid mix systems