ABC Industries names Lisa Bauer inside sales coordinator

December 19, 2011

ABC Industries Inc, Winona Lake, Ind., announces that Lisa Bauer has joined the company’s industrial textile fabrics division as inside sales coordinator. Bauer brings more than 16 years of customer service and inside sales experience to ABC. Bauer will be responsible for managing customer accounts, fielding inquiries, order entry and price quotations. She will work …

IFAI Expo Asia 2012 postponed

December 5, 2011

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced in a Dec. 1 press release the postponement of its second IFAI Expo Asia in Singapore. The release said that due to the uncertainty of the completion of construction at the Suntec Center, and the continuing softness of the global economy, it will postpone its Expo Asia 2012 …

Aztec Tents introduces Jumbotrac Lite

December 2, 2011

Aztec Tents, Torrance, Calif., has unveiled Jumbotrac™ Lite, the newest addition to the Jumbotrac family of kedered-frame tent products. Using a reinforced, twin channel, 2-inch West Coast frame platform, the Jumbotrac Lite Frame System significantly reduces wear to the fabric and provides exceptional performance in both short-term and season-long applications. “The Jumbotrac Lite’s innovative, slide-in …

JK Rentals ‘flies’ two tents to the top of a cruise ship

December 1, 2011

When JK Rentals, Milwaukee, Wis., was contacted to provide tenting to fully enclose an area on a dry docked cruise ship in Norfolk, Va., the design and installation crew knew they were in for a challenge. Tight time constraints and staking and assembly restrictions required ingenuity and efficiency from the five-person installation team. The purpose …

Stake puller gets a Monster makeover

Green Monster’s team of engineers took the Series 1000 Hydraulic Stake Puller for a complete “makeover.” The labor saving unit, now 50 pounds lighter, decreases labor costs and increases profitability by reducing tent installer fatigue. The new ergonomic design gives the unit improved maneuverability; it’s slightly longer for better leverage and now has wider handles …

Welder suited for the small details

FORSSTROM’s new XP stationary RF welder is a free-arm machine that can weld with tool sizes down to 1 cm2. It has no welding table and works with two electrode arms that hold the material in place. The Forflexx method makes it possible to join flexible, coated PVC and PU fabrics with metal attachments using …

Tables provide luminescent function

Jettison Lighted Tables, a part of the CORT Lounge22 collection, offer a flexible, fun lighting solution that contributes to both an event’s practical furniture need and design component. The tables reflect the sophistication of the entire Lounge22 collection and take a fresh spin on the Hollywood glamour trend seen at recent events. For more information, …

Translating safety

OSHA assistance for providing safety and health training in your employees’ languages. Do all employees at your company speak, understand and read in your workplace’s primary language? OSHA standards require that an employer must instruct its employees using both a language and vocabulary that the employees can understand. For example, if an employee does not …

U.S. East Coast storms affect tent rental industr

By Jim Reyen Q: How did the August 2011 storms on the U.S. East Coast affect the tent rental industry? A: The industry on the East Coast was hit with a double whammy in late summer: Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. Hurricane Irene generated a panic and, although not as severe as predicted, the …

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Smart warehouse spaces

Use your current warehouse space creatively and efficiently and avoid the cost of expansion. By Steve Arendt Your warehouse is overflowing with tools and inventory, so you’ve obviously outgrown your current space. Are you sure? Buying a new building or adding on to an existing structure are expensive and complex propositions. Changing the way you …