About Rain for Rent®
Rain for Rent® is a profit-oriented company committed to providing solutions to our customers’ water-handling, irrigation, and temporary liquid storage problems that exceed their expectations for service and quality.
- An environmentally safe and accident-free workplace
- Providing customers with consistent, quality products and services nationwide
- Supported by a trained staff committed to improving their individual skills
- Expanding specialty rental product niches and improving our solution capabilities
- To provide solutions for our customers that exceed their service and quality expectations
- To encourage, develop and recognize the efforts of our employees and suppliers
- To make a positive contribution to the communities in which we live and work
- To do it all with honesty, integrity, and commitment
- To make friends in the course of good business
History of Rain for Rent®
Since its beginning in 1934, Rain for Rent® has transitioned from a one-office, three-man oilfield supplies business to a national company with dedicated employees providing full service liquid handling solutions.
Through the years we have held steadfast by maintaining our values of hard work, honesty, integrity, commitment and good stewardship. Continual diversification and a willingness to change directions with our products and services have driven our success.
1934: WOSCO founded to provide oilfield supplies including pipe, fittings, rags, nails, hatchets, used boilers and crown blocks.
Started offering rentals of temporary water, gas and production pipelines and piston pumps for oilfield drilling operations.
Steel replaced wood derricks, and many oilfield supply products became obsolete.
Sold and rented as pipe reclaimed boiler tubes from scrapped railroad steam engines.
Manufactured and rented 8'-9' diameter tanks.
1948: Rain for Rent® brand launched as the nation's first irrigation equipment rental company.
Manufactured 12" to 48" steel pipe for water well contractors.
Expanded into the sprinkler irrigation business.
Foundry was built to manufacture aluminum couplers and fittings.
New locations opened throughout California, Idaho and New Mexico.
Acquired an aluminum pipe mill and began manufacturing mainline and gated pipe.
Acquired West Side Pump.
Open the first Irrigation StoreTM and added drip tape and micro sprinklers.
Won our first international job in the Middle East (Iran).
Acquired Crown American Irrigation, Water Flow Products and ASC Tubing.
Formed Lake Leasing Company as an alternative to sales and rentals.
Acquired Land and Marine Tank Rental, and Frac Tanks, Inc.
Started nationwide expansion and expanded our services to industrial markets.
Power Prime™ Pumps created to develop and build portable automatic priming pumps.
Added specialty rental products like Spillguards, filtration and instrumentation.
Acquired Hinson Pumps.
FreezeSentry™ product line of blankets and glycol heaters launched.
Developed the DV600, the largest portable centrifugal pump available for rental.
Provided pumping expertise to numerous flooding events such as the Omaha Flood and Hurricanes Katrina, Sandy, Matthew, Harvey, and Florence.
Launched WORKSAFE® line of patented safety products.
Created hydraulic projects smartphone apps for engineers and project managers to use in the field.
Expanded locations into the UK and Europe, creating Rain for Rent International.
Canada, the UK and Europe from more than 65 locations.