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MetricTest Announces Name Change to Microlease

HAYWARD, CALIF (August 22, 2013) – MetricTest, the American division of the global test equipment specialist Microlease, announced today that it will change its name to Microlease effective on October 1, 2013.

MetricTest has been part of the Microlease Group since its acquisition in 2011. The name change will bring brand consistency throughout the regions served by Microlease, enhancing the company's ability to serve customers in several key areas:

  • Global Customer Support. Offices throughout Europe, the Americas, and Asia to serve your needs and ship to more than 85 countries. Many of our sales and support staff have BSEE/MSEE backgrounds and are able to help customers address highly technical challenges.
  • Inventory. Over 6,000 product lines and one of the largest rental inventories in the industry.
  • Asset Management. World-class online resources that let you manage the life of your rental equipment while also managing your budget.
  • Financing Options. A variety of procurement options including New Purchase, Refurbished Purchase, Rental, Lease, and additional flexible financing options to help you stretch your budget.

"MetricTest customers will continue to enjoy the responsive service they're used to, while benefiting from a broader range of resources and one of the world's largest test equipment inventories," said Nigel Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Microlease, Inc. "We're excited to support our customers under one global platform."

Founded in 1979, Microlease is the global expert in Test Equipment Management. With customers in more than 85 countries, it is the fastest-growing Testing and Measurement rental company in the world and the largest T&M rental company in Europe. It acquired MetricTest – based in Hayward, California – in October 2011.

Although MetricTest is changing its DBA name to Microlease, its legal name will remain Metric Equipment Sales Inc.

Official Company Name Change
Effective October 1, 2013

From: Metric Equipment Sales, Inc. DBA MetricTest
To: Metric Equipment Sales, Inc. DBA Microlease
Metric Equipment Sales, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microlease, Inc., a US-based company.

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Microlease is the global market leader in Test Equipment, helping customers lower their costs and improve efficiency by providing Test Equipment Services and Solutions. With offices located throughout Europe, the Americas, and Asia, Microlease ships over 6,000 product lines to 85 countries and controls 30,000 assets worth more than $400 million. With financial solidity backed by Lloyds Development Capital, Microlease insists on the highest quality and has a track record of 99.7 percent reliability in its rented equipment. It offers a variety of procurement options including Rental, New Purchase, Refurbished Purchase, and Lease. www.microlease.com

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