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Q&A: MetricTest is Changing its Name to Microleasee

What Does this Mean to Me?

  1. Who is Microlease?
  2. When did Microlease acquire MetricTest?
  3. When is the name changing?
  4. Why is the name changing from MetricTest to Microlease?
  5. What is the new legal company name?
  6. How will this change benefit me?
  7. Will I still have the same sales and support contacts within MetricTest?
  8. To whom do I issue Purchase Orders?
  9. To whom do I pay invoices?
  10. Is the company still incorporated in the United States?
  11. How can I obtain a new W-9 form?
  12. Will the website – www.metrictest.com – be changing too?
  13. Where can I find further information?

1. Who is Microlease?

Microlease is the global market leader in Test Equipment Management. We are one of the largest T&M companies and the fastest growing T&M rental company in the world, with customers in more than 85 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, and Asia. Microlease is a US-based company.

2. When did Microlease acquire MetricTest?

October 2011.

3. When is the name changing?

The official launch date is scheduled for October 1, 2013. All official correspondence (e.g. quotes, orders, invoices, packing slips) sent on or after October 1 will be from Microlease.

4. Why is the name changing from MetricTest to Microlease?

Changing the name from MetricTest to Microlease will bring brand consistency across all our regions and service offerings, and enable us to serve customers on a global basis.

5. What is the new legal company name?

Although our DBA name is changing from MetricTest to Microlease, our legal name, Metric Equipment Sales, Inc., will remain the same.

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.

6. How will this change benefit me?

  • 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.

7. Will I still have the same sales and support contacts within MetricTest?

Yes, you will still contact the same people by phone or email as before. Beginning on October 1, 2013, all MetricTest/Microlease email addresses will be in the format firstname.lastname@microlease.com. Any emails sent to MetricTest addresses will be forwarded to the appropriate Microlease address.

8. To whom do I issue Purchase Orders?

Beginning October 1, 2013, please issue your purchase orders to the official company name, listed below.

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.

Please note that the following corporate information will remain the same:
  • Federal Tax ID: 94-3166569
  • DUNS Number: 79-8253068
  • CCR Cage Code: 1CMU9
  • NAICS Code: 423610, 423690, 423830, 532490
  • Postal Address: 3486 Investment Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
  • Banking/Routing Information

9. To whom do I pay invoices?

Please remit any outstanding payments to the contact information on the received invoice(s). New invoices (with the Microlease information) will roll out beginning October 1, 2013; these are to be paid to Microlease.

Payment details can be found on your invoices. Our business address and banking/routing information will not change.

Feel free to contact our Accounts Receivable folks at ar.na@microlease.com if you have any questions.

10. Is the company still incorporated in the United States?

Yes, Metric Equipment Sales, Inc. DBA Microlease is incorporated in Cary, North Carolina.

11. How can I obtain a new W-9 form?

If you require a new W-9 form, please contact Nico Bryant-Aguilar at nico.bryant-aguilar@Microlease.com. You will receive your new W-9 on or near October 1.

12. Will the website – www.metrictest.com – be changing too?

Yes, we are launching a brand new website! Please visit www.microlease.com to search for equipment, learn about Microlease services, and submit inquiries. The site is already live, so feel free to check it out at any time. Beginning October 1, 2013, all visitors to www.metrictest.com will be redirected to www.microlease.com.

13. Where can I find further information?

Feel free to contact us at (800) 432-3424 or info.na@microlease.com.

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