New Las Vegas location on tap for The Rental Show 2013

April 27, 2011

When The Rental Show returns to Las Vegas in two years, it will be to a new venue: the Sands Expo and Convention Center. The Venetian and The Palazzo will be the headquarters hotels. The Rental Show 2013 will be Feb. 10-13, keeping with the current Sunday through Wednesday schedule. The move further north on …

Portable, heavy-duty Yellow Jacket® fan for industrial use

April 19, 2011

The Yellow Jacket portable fan from the Big Ass Fan Company® takes abuse and stays in use. Five years in development, it’s designed for incredible flexibility, quiet operation and long-term durability; it will never need to be replaced, according to the manufacturer. The new design offers: heavy-gauge steel carriage engineered to withstand the harshest environments …

IFF announces 2011 Innovation Award deadline: July 15

April 14, 2011

The purpose of the IFF Innovation Award is to inspire companies from all over the world to not only come up with great ideas, but make them happen. According to Beth Hungiville, Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) managing director, “We want to tell the stories of great specialty fabric manufacturers and suppliers who have challenged the …

Rental industry actively trending upward, reflecting industry optimism for 2011

April 4, 2011

Attendance at The Rental Show 2011 displayed a marked increase over 2010, reflecting a renewed optimistic attitude throughout the rental industry. The show was held Feb. 27–March 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. According to Christine Wehrman, American Rental Association CEO, “Attendees demonstrated they were here to buy equipment, strengthen their …

Tent company makes wishes come true

April 1, 2011

One tent rental company lays the foundation for making children’s wishes come true. When O’Neil Tents and Party Supplies of Canal Winchester, Ohio, began planning the installation for the 2010 Big Wish Gala on the field of Ohio Stadium, the biggest challenge was the surface on which the tents would rest: multi-million-dollar synthetic turf. Not …

Prevent hearing loss

Manage exposure to noise in the workplace. Damage to the ear due to noise exposure is cumulative and irreversible, and it is possibly one of the most ignored safety issues in the workplace. There are three things to consider about noise in relation to hearing loss: how loud, how long, and how close? Exposure OSHA’s …

Tent fabric cleaning options

By Chuck Shipp Q: My tent fabric has a stain that regular cleaning won’t remove. What are my options? A:Tent cleaning usually does a good job of washing away dirt and grime, but the solutions do not always remove the variety of stubborn stains tents can pick up when in use or in storage. However, …

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Business basics

Position your company for growth. by Dave Sanders The past few years have been tough on businesses of all sizes, but especially tough on small businesses. This year looks to be a continuation of the slow but steady economic recovery. Many economists agree that the real key to sustained recovery is job growth, and big …

Elegant heating and cooling

PERFECT CLIME combines infrared shortwave technology and cooling nozzles in the form of an elegantly designed emitter. Measuring 61.5 cm wide and 9.5 cm high, this slim-shaped single emitter is suited for integration into parasol and tent systems. The unit provides instant heat without preheating, is CO2 emission free and high efficiency. SOURCE Burda Worldwide …

System provides air conditioning and heat

The Octagon II provides 30 tons of air conditioning and 40kW of heat. The system features an all-steel galvanized base with reinforced fork pockets and powder coated metal frame parts. Two 15-ton Octagon semi hermetic compressors produce unlimited amounts of cool air while the smaller redesigned frame maximizes the loading space for optimal transport. SOURCE …