2023 was hard, 2024 is proving to be equally hard and independent rental companies are finding it very tough. Renting from VMI means much more than just renting equipment —it … Read more

VMI Awards Best Short Film at KIFF 2024

Karen Bryson’s film “Monochromatic” won the VMI Best Short Film award at the Kingston International Film Festival (KIFF) in June 2024. VMI has been a proud partner of KIFF since … Read more

VMI Cuts Carbon Emissions for Third Year by 36% on 2022

VMI recently celebrated a significant achievement in its sustainability journey, as revealed in its latest carbon audit by Creative Zero.

After three years of dedicated efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, VMI surpassed expectations with a remarkable 36% reduction in its operational carbon footprint in 2023 compared to 2022.

VMI’s carbon emissions have actually decreased by more than half from its new 2021 base year of 213T to 78T in 2023. These numbers, meticulously calculated in accordance with SBTi guidelines, reflect VMI’s dedication to surpassing industry standards and driving meaningful change in sustainability practices.

VMI 2023 Client Survey – great results

In December 23/January 2024, we held our 16th annual client satisfaction survey, asking all VMI clients who had hired from us in the previous 12 months exactly what they thought … Read more

Sustainable Film Competition

CALLING ALL SUSTAINABLY MINDED FILMMAKERS! 2023 was a difficult year for our industry, to get 2024 started on the right note, VMI and Sustainable Film are offering 2 productions the … Read more

VMI Price Match – You won’t hire it cheaper. Full Stop.

Find a better price elsewhere?  Just send us a competitor’s quote and we will match it.  You will also help to save the planet, since we are the only Albert Certified Carbon Neutral rental company.

VMI Price Match commitment – we will price match against any other UK Rental company, subject to availability.

VMI Open House Event… In Pictures

With the degree of weirdness for 2023 being off the weirdness scale, we decided to host an ‘Open House’ in September for our clients and it was a great success with lots of new and existing kit on show. Here is the story… in pictures!

VMI Publishes Sustainability Film

VMI publishes a short film to show our approach to sustainability and how we have reengineered our business to become an Albert-approved Carbon-Neutral rental company since 2022. We know that … Read more

VMI awards Best Shorts award at KIFF 2023

VMI loves to support new entrants to the industry and after a successful inaugural Kingston International Film Festival (KIFF) in June 2022, VMI are proud to be continuing their support … Read more

The VMI Value-added Factor

Seriously, why choose one rental company over any other? We think that exemplary customer service, delivered entirely carbon-neutrally and which is competitively priced are our value-added-factors. Ready why here:


VMI paid to offset our 121.4T of CO2e carbon emissions generated in 2022 to invest in a project to preserve the Brazilian Rainforest to avoid deforestation over a 30 year … Read more

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