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Sunbelt Rentals invests £2.6 million

Sunbelt Rentals invests £2.6 mil

Sunbelt Rentals invests £2.6 million in next-generation McElroy equipment for the Utilities Sector

Sunbelt Rentals, the UK’s largest rental company, recognised for its commitment to sustainable practices, has announced a £2.6 million investment in the latest TracStar® fusion machines from McElroy, a global leader in pipeline fusion technology. The investment includes the purchase of McElroy’s TracStar® 900i Butt Fusion and TracStar® 500 Series 3 Automatic machines, offering improved reliability and productivity for customers in the utilities sector.

“Our ongoing partnership with McElroy allows us to provide our customers with the most advanced fusion machines available in Sunbelt rentalsthe market.” said Brent Smith, Director of Utilities at Sunbelt Rentals. “The investment in the TracStar 900i and 500 Series 3 reinforces our commitment to delivering innovative solutions while maintaining our position as a leader in the industry. We’re excited to offer these cutting-edge machines to our customers and are confident they will exceed their expectations in terms of efficiency and quality.”

Sunbelt Rentals has a long-standing relationship with McElroy, and this latest investment is a testament to the strong partnership between the two companies. McElroy’s commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction aligns with Sunbelt Rentals’ core values, making it an ideal supplier of choice for the company.

“The TracStar iSeries machines represent the latest technology in fusion machines and are designed to improve jobsite reliability and productivity for our customers,” said Alex Palaiologos, International Business Manager UK Region of McElroy. “We are thrilled to have Sunbelt Rentals as our partner in bringing these advanced fusion machines to the utilities sector.”

The TracStar 900i features a range of enhancements, including new emissions-compliant engines, a CAN bus control system, and various hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical upgrades. The machine features an integrated software-controlled system that provides operators with a range of automation levels, ensuring greater consistency and adherence to standards. The TracStar 500 Series 3 is a self-contained, self-propelled machine that produces consistently high-quality PE pipe butt fusion joints.

For more information about Sunbelt Rentals’ offering for the utilities sector, visit

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