Kennards Hire makes acquisition

Kennards Hire buys temporary power rental company.

Hire equipment leader, Kennards Hire, has acquired Sydney-based, temporary power rental business, Power Distribution Rentals (PDR).

PDR has supplied the event, movie and industrial markets with generators, switchboards and cables, along with installation, for more than 15 years.

The team at PDR have designed, developed and deployed temporary power and electrical solutions for some of the world’s biggest performers, events and film sets including ‘Australia’ with Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman, Groovin’ in the Moo, New Year’s Eve Sydney, VIVID and the Perth Fringe Festival.

Angus Kennard, Kennards Hire CEO said: “PDR have a great reputation in the film and event market. We look forward to growing this business and adding the scale and complementary assets that Kennards Hire brings.

“We are delighted that PDR founder, Kevin Joy, will stay on to oversee operations and continue to look after the relationships he’s built since starting the business. PDR will continue to operate under their current brand and source their rental products from trusted suppliers.”

Kennards Hire said PDR will continue to trade under its current brand for the foreseeable future.

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