The company was set up in March 2013 as a joint-venture of two Nordic companies Cramo and Ramirent to represent their interests in Russia. Fortrent is the leading company in the construction machinery and equipment rental market in Russia with rental outlets and offices in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don and Nizhny Novgorod. The head office of Fortrent Russia is located in St. Petersburg. Fortrent with its 17 outlets and with 300 employees provides machinery, equipment and modular space through different rental solutions and services to construction companies, manufacturing industry, public sector and private customers and thus reduces the capital invested by its customers. FORTRENT offers its customers flexible and efficient rental solutions and provides a multi-purpose fleet of machinery and equipment.