Tent company pulls off a fundraiser atop a parking garage

December 1, 2007

Stamford Tent & Event Services throws a swanky fundraiser atop a city parking garage. Stamford Tent & Event Services was contracted to provide about $350,000 worth of tent and event products for a major event in White Plains, N.Y. A real-estate development corporation was underwriting a large fundraiser for a local hospital, and the event …

Working safely at height

Fall protection basics Employees working on tent installations are at an increased risk of injury from height. According to OSHA, a fall hazard exists any time an employee is working at a height greater than 4 feet. Because tent companies cannot effectively eliminate the hazard, they are required to provide protection against it. Develop a …

Treating tough stains

By Chuck Shipp Q: How can I get tough stains out of my rental tents? A: There are some unique cleaning tips that help in removing tough stains. The Mr. Clean® Magic Eraser® is a marvel in cleaning particular spots off of tents. Even purple berry bird droppings can be removed with the Magic Eraser. …

Cummins expands line of rental power systems

Cummins Power Generation has expanded its line of rental power systems with a new 1,000 kW Tier 2 rental power unit. The unit is certified to meet EPA Tier 2 emissions standards, and it offers increased running time—30 hours at 75 percent load—for job-site power needs. “Job sites are often crowded with equipment, and at …

Plastic Film Corporation introduces line of tent fabrics

Plastic Film Corporation, the exclusive North American distributor for Industrial Sedo, is introducing a line of fabrics for the tent and architectural markets. The pre-stretched Gamma-2 M2 fabric comes in solids and stripes, in both 18 and 20 ounces, and uses high-tenacity, low-shrink yarns. The line of Sedocrom mesh products work for tent sidewalls and …

Cutting machine features enhanced performance and reliability

The new Eagle Conveyor Cutting System from the Eastman Machine Company is capable of marking, cutting, drilling and punching most flexible materials. The cutting machine has a network-based motion-control system, offering diagnostic capabilities with enhanced performance and reliability. The machine can monitor itself and report status alerts before faults or errors occur. For more information, …

Aztec introduces new line of colored tent vinyl

Aztec Tents has introduced a new line of colored tent vinyl that is backed by a five-year warranty. The colored vinyl is designed to retain original color while blocking repeated UV exposure. For more information, visit Aztec Tents or call 800 228 3687.

Tractor reduces labor costs and increases safety

The new Bullfrog Tent Tractor from Teeco Solutions was designed to help reduce labor costs and enhance employees’ safety. The tractor spent the fall season on tour—the World Famous Bullfrog Tour, of course—where prospective customers were treated to live demonstrations of the new machine. The tractor can drive stakes into asphalt with no pre-drilling and …

Unit allows clients to create keder

A new unit from Sinclair Equipment Co. allows clients to make finished keder, in adjustable sizes, for single or double-flap configuration. The machine includes a device for unrolling the material, and its self-feeding capacity means it can produce up to 250 meters of keder per hour. The aluminum mounting structure can stand alone or be …

Financing program designed for party rental businesses

The SEC Group, a provider of tents and tent-related products, has launched its Max-It Financing Program. Through an agreement with Pinnacle Business Finance, the SEC Group is now able to offer a variety of financing options to the party rental industry. SEC president Spencer Etzel said that the program is designed for party rental businesses …