Who we are

About McGrath

Founded in 1979, McGrath is a diversified business-to-business rental company that rents and sells relocatable modular buildings, storage containers and offices, and electronic test equipment. We operate through five divisions: Mobile Modular, Mobile Modular Portable Storage, TRS-RenTelco, KitchensToGo and Enviroplex.

McGrath is headquartered in Livermore, CA with branch offices located throughout North America. We are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "MGRC."

Industries We Cover


Provider of job site office buildings and storage containers ideal for almost any construction project. Delivering everything from portable storage to modular offices across the nation.


Educational environments require flexible space options that promote collaboration and learning. Our portable classrooms and modular school buildings are designed with quality construction to grow with the demands of today’s modern school systems. Schools with varying budgets and enrollment needs use our customizable modular educational solutions.


Mobile Modular, a McGrath business, provides a wide range of portable government office buildings for rent and sale. We can provide the appropriate modular spaces for a variety of government agency needs. Mobile Modular is GSA approved under contract number GS-07F-0401X..


We deliver high-quality electronic test equipment, modular construction buildings, and portable storage containers ideal for all types of industries.


Our storage container solutions for additional space to stock items that can’t leave your current retail location during peak seasonal periods.


Heavy-duty portable storage offices and containers for rent or purchase, and delivered promptly. Perfect for businesses that need additional space for their much larger projects.

Products and Technology

Storage Containers

Provider of the highest quality office containers, storage offices, and storage combo units. Get commercial and construction storage containers for rent or purchase.

Electronic Test Equipment

Partners with leading manufacturers to offer a variety of flexible rental, rent-to-own and leasing test equipment programs. Including the latest in IoT and 5G testing solutions.


Flexible foodservice facilities providing maximum support for both commercial and non-commercial operators.

Modular Buildings

Portable, prefabricated, customizable buildings and office trailers for sale, lease and rent. A vast inventory of modular buildings, available across the country.


Our success is built on a strong foundation of values. From a commitment to our employees to unwavering integrity with our customers, we believe people are our most valuable asset.

Our Core Values

We do what we say we will doOur promise is our word. We act on every level with integrity and we honor our commitments to our customers, and each other.

Exceptional customer experiences are our lifeblood (internal & external)Our goal is to exceed your expectations, every day and with every interaction. We are passionate about serving our customers and each other.

YOU matterWe value you and truly believe that each person at McGrath has great things to contribute and that you are the key to our success. Your enthusiasm and commitment are instrumental to providing an exceptional experience for our customers.

Our personal best is put forth in everything we doWe give it our all. We go above and beyond whenever we can and expect excellence in each other.

To lead in our markets we adapt, renew, innovateWe pay close attention to our markets and make choices that support long-term growth. We aim to lead. From the ground up, we embrace the need to change in order to adapt to the challenges at hand.

EQ is as important as IQ Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is a crucial element in working in a collaborative team environment. Excellent interpersonal skills combined with a bright, inquisitive, "can-do" attitude equal career success at McGrath.

We value getting it right vs. being right We challenge and upgrade each other to arrive at the best solution, regardless of whose idea it might be. We do this respectfully and with the aspiration to solve a problem. We also are not afraid to push hard on the ideas and opinions of others in order to make them better.

Relationships are built with open, honest, and direct communication Sometimes the real facts of business performance can be brutal. We challenge ourselves to navigate through this with open, honest, and direct communication. Over the long term, this maximizes both resources and time, and builds high trust with those involved. We call this "courageous conversation."

We have a flywheel mentality Pushing a very large wheel in small increments time and time again eventually gets the wheel spinning faster and faster. Continuous improvements and incremental gains, no matter the size, are like pushes on the flywheel and this creates great momentum in our business.

Corporate Social Responsibility - We Care

McGrath Careers: We Don't Just Offer Jobs, We Help Build Careers.

At McGrath, we understand it’s important to find the right job and the right career. Whether you're looking for an opportunity in sales, finance or business operations, our career options allow every employee to play a part in our success.

With a McGrath career, you can enjoy a broad selection of best in the industry benefits that are designed for the right work-life balance, while promoting growth. Our robust benefits package includes a variety of medical plans, retirement plan options, life insurance and tuition reimbursement, as well as paid holidays and vacation time. We strongly support and invite active military personnel and veterans for many of the possible McGrath jobs available.

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Why You Should Work at McGrath

We are a $500 million business-to-business rental company consisting of five different divisions serving North America.

Our growth has been through both organic initiatives and acquisitions and we continue to investigate new opportunities to invest in our future. Most importantly, our people have made the difference in our successes to date, and we understand how essential it is to have the right people in the organization and in the right roles.

If you are looking for a great environment where your individual contributions truly make a difference, we'd love to meet you! Check out the many options and benefits to starting a McGrath career.

Work/Life Balance

Life is dynamic–and often unpredictable. At McGrath, we strive to offer the flexibility you need to achieve success.

Health Plan
Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, 125 Flexible Benefit Plan-Medical and Dependent, Full Family and Domestic Partner Benefits, Pet Insurance
Financial Planning
401(k) Plan, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Legal, Commuter Benefits
Time Off Pay
Vacation, Sick, Holiday
Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement Program
Chris Snyder, Sr. Director Sales
"There isn’t a day that goes by where I don’t feel like I’ve learned something new, or on the flip side, acknowledged for something I’ve contributed. It’s my professional home."
Nithin Shetty, Manager Enterprise Integration
"I have been working for McGrath for over 16 years. I cherish and enjoy every day, and am truly proud to be a part of this organization. McGrath has invested a huge amount of time and energy into my personal and professional development, which has played a key role to my success.

Above all, I experience a very positive and healthy working culture with great perks and benefits."

Ben Hart, Sr. Product Manager
"Everyone here is committed to meeting our customer needs and providing a best in class customer experience. That commitment to our customers drives this team to work hard and work together. I have the pleasure of working with some of the brightest and hardest working people in the industry here at TRS-RenTelco."
Jon Schierling, Regional Director
"I have been given the support necessary to succeed in the organization, and I get to work with excellent people. I have also been able to help other people develop their skills and talents so they are promoted within the organization."

McGrath's History

Since our founding in 1979, McGrath has expanded significantly into new markets and geographies, while remaining true to our core specialty, business-to-business rentals.

This year, we celebrate our 40th Anniversary. As we briefly pause to reflect on our history, we are even more excited about our future. We look forward to serving our customers and supporting our employees as we move into a new decade of service.

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McGrath was Founded

McGrath was Founded

McGrath was founded by Bob McGrath in March in a small two-acre inventory center in San Leandro, California; his goal was to hire good employees, provide a supportive and friendly work environment, and instill integrity into all transactions.

Mobile Modular Expands to Southern California

Mobile Modular Expands to Southern California

Mobile Modular expanded by opening a Southern California in January.

Acquired 300 Building Fleet

Acquired 300 Building Fleet

Acquired fleet of about 300 modular buildings in March from Pacific Building Systems in Southern California and Houston, Texas. Opened Houston office. Bought Mobile Facilities Leasing in November, adding about 650 modular buildings.

McGrath Becomes Publicly Traded

McGrath Becomes Publicly Traded

McGrath became a publicly traded company in May (NASDAQ: MGRC) in order to finance our entry into the electronic test equipment rental business. Initial stock price: $6.00 per share.

Purchased Space Company

Purchased Space Company

Purchased Space Company, adding about 1,600 modular buildings; completed a secondary stock offering at $14.00 per share. We have split the stock several times since then.

Acquired RenTelco & Enviroplex

Acquired RenTelco & Enviroplex

Began an initiative to purchase the land that we use for our modular locations, acquiring 90 acres in Mira Loma, 50 acres in Houston and 137.5 acres in Livermore. Acquired majority interest in Enviroplex and expanded our electronic division by acquiring RenTelco in Dallas.

Expanded TRS-RenTelco & Mobile Modular Florida Branch

Expanded TRS-RenTelco & Mobile Modular Florida Branch

Expanded our electronic division with the acquisition of Technology Rental & Services (TRS), and combined these divisions into TRS-RenTelco. Purchased 60 acres in Florida for Mobile Modular division expansion into that market.

Acquired Adler Tank Rentals

Acquired Adler Tank Rentals

Began renting environmental test equipment as TRS-Environmental and acquired Adler Tank Rentals with locations in Newark, New Jersey; Auburn, Massachusetts; Deer Park, Texas; and several smaller locations. Also launched Mobile Modular Portable Storage.

Continued Expansion

Continued Expansion

Adler Tank Rentals expands operations throughout the West Coast, Mobile Modular Portable Storage opens new branches in Texas and Florida.

Eco-Friendly Classroom

Eco-Friendly Classroom

Mobile Modular in Florida introduces the Campus Maker Eco classroom. Designed to provide students and teachers a superior learning environment, while also delivering energy and efficiency.

Company increases Shareholder Dividend for 25th straight year. Reaches 1,000 employees. Introduces Enviroplex's Daylight Classroom

Company increases Shareholder Dividend for 25th straight year. Reaches 1,000 employees. Introduces Enviroplex's Daylight Classroom

In 2016, McGrath became one of an elite group of well-managed companies that have consistently been in the financial position to raise their dividend to shareholders every year for over a quarter-century; Nasdaq: MGRC annual dividend increases continue.

Enviroplex introduced its innovative new high-performance daylight classroom product offering with a popular modern and sophisticated design.

McGrath celebrates 40th anniversary and 35th year as a publicly traded company. Rings closing bell at Nasdaq

McGrath celebrates 40th anniversary and 35th year as a publicly traded company. Rings closing bell at Nasdaq

McGrath’s President and CEO, together with members of the Company’s leadership team, rang the Nasdaq closing bell August 5th to celebrate these milestones; it was an honor to represent all our employees and recognize all our investors and customers. We look forward to delivering exceptional experiences and performance for many years to come. Joe delivered a message on behalf of McGrath at Nasdaq’s Times Square headquarters (NYC).Watch our celebration video at Nasdaq, here.
Acquired Kitchens-To-Go

Acquired Kitchens-To-Go

Acquired Kitchens-To-Go, a nationwide provider of temporary and customized permanent foodservice facilities. With this acquisition, Mobile Modular has expanded their capabilities to serve customers in all major industries that need food service capabilities during expansions, renovations, new construction and disaster recovery.

Acquired Design Space Modular Solutions

Acquired Design Space Modular Solutions

Acquired the leading modular building and portable storageprovider in the Western U.S. and its network of 15 branches and over 100employees serves diverse end markets, including construction, government,education and commercial.

McGrath launched a new brand identity that communicates our vision for the future while paying homage to our past

McGrath launched a new brand identity that communicates our vision for the future while paying homage to our past

The new logo of repeating "Ms" reflects our strategic priorities and growth opportunities while reinforcing our core values. McGrath also introduced a new tagline: Enabling our customers to do great things™. We believe our new tagline reinforces McGrath's customer-centric approach and the small, but vitally important role we play in contributing to our customers' success.

Divested Adler Tank Rentals

Divested Adler Tank Rentals

In February 2023 McGrath RentCorp (MGRC) divested Adler Tank Rentals to focus on its core of modular construction and rentals business.

Acquired Vesta Modular

Acquired Vesta Modular

In February 2023 McGrath RentCorp (MGRC) announced the acquisition of Vesta Modular and expanded Mobile Modular's portfolio of modular solutions, locations and turnkey services.