Cooper Equipment announces acquisition of Alberta Lift
July 10, 2017 - Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited has announced that it has acquired Alberta Lift and Equipment Rentals Inc.
Established in 2012, Alberta Lift is an equipment rental company focused on aerial equipment that services Southern Alberta from its branches in Calgary and Lethbridge. The company has built its business through an uncompromising dedication to customer service. Alberta Lift offers quality, late model equipment that is supported by a highly experienced team of rental professionals. Justin Wharton, the President and co-founder of Alberta Lift, will assume a senior role with Cooper, and will help grow Cooper's business in Western Canada.
"We are excited to strengthen our business in Western Canada with the addition of Alberta Lift's impressive team of rental professionals, top-notch equipment fleet and excellent branch facilities," said Doug Dougherty, President of Cooper. Darryl Cooper, CEO, added, "this acquisition broadens our presence in Western Canadaand allows us to bring the Cooper difference to customers throughout Southern Alberta. We are pleased to add Justin to the Cooper team- we know that his energy and professionalism will further strengthen the impressive team that we have established in the Western Canadian market."
Justin Wharton commented "this transaction will allow Alberta Lift's loyal customers to continue receiving the high level of service to which they have become accustomed. Alberta Lift's customer service philosophy aligns perfectly with Cooper's, and I am excited to have the opportunity to work with the fastest growing independent equipment rental company in Canada."
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