KANSAS CITY, Missouri. (March 17, 2016) – Utility One Source announces a new partnership with Toro, to provide utilities and utility contractors with rental access to Toro underground products across North America.

“We are very pleased to join forces with Toro,” says Fred Ross, CEO of Utility One Source. “UOS brings its commitment to equipment excellence to this new partnership, and is excited to deliver enhanced value and expanded breadth to the underground utility sector, in collaboration with Toro. This is just one more stride in our continued pledge of offering the most competitive and dynamic equipment solutions in the industries we serve, and we believe we will be able to accomplish more than ever before by adding Toro to the rental fleet.”

Through this partnership, Utility One Source will offer Toro underground product rentals through its network of 18 locations across North America. A well-respected leader in the overhead rental equipment segment, Utility One Source selected Toro’s trusted line of underground products to help continue its expansion into the underground segment.

“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” and 48” 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

For more information on Utility One Source, visit utility1source.wpengine.com. To learn more about Toro or additional Toro products, visit www.toro.com.

About Utility One Source

Utility One Source (UOS) is comprised of six industry-leading equipment providers; five family-operated businesses (Custom Truck & Equipment, Utility Fleet Sales, Forestry Equipment of Virginia, UCO Equipment, and TNT Equipment) and Load King, the known manufacturer of highly proficient and customizable trailers. UOS’ continued growth since its inception in February of 2015 represents the platform’s collective commitment to perpetual expansion of and dominance within each legacy company’s equipment focus. The platform boasts a truly unparalleled range of equipment and service offerings, and will pursue unending evaluation and optimization of its collaborative portfolio to ensure an indelible position at the forefront of equipment innovation within the utility and heavy equipment industries.