Rainier Industries acquires The SEC Group to expand offerings

October 23, 2012

To satisfy increasing demand for their tent products in the event rental business, Rainier Industries has completed the acquisition of The SEC Group in Wilsonville, Oregon. “This is a great marriage of two of the tent industry’s leading players,” said Rainer President Scott Campbell. “Spencer and I have worked together for decades, so combining our …

Submit your best shot to the InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest!

October 11, 2012

Want to show off your work to the entire industry? InTents is looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2013 Buyer’s Guide. Show us your photos that meet these guidelines: High resolution: 300 dpi and at least 1-2 MB at 4-by-6 inches. Show a clean, safely staked tent. Good composition, lighting and …

Scott Miller recognized as outstanding entrepreneur

October 10, 2012

TiE Ohio, the Ohio chapter of The International Entrepreneur, has named Scott Miller of Miller Weldmaster, Navarre, Ohio, the recipient of its Global Entrepreneur Award. The Global Entrepreneur Award recognizes an entrepreneur, either foreign born or local born, who started his or her company in Ohio and has a global presence today. Award criteria considered …

An L-shaped structure offers more than a view of golf

October 1, 2012

The site for the Wanamaker Club at the 2012 PGA Championship at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island, S.C., didn’t require a curved tent, but it was an outstanding location for Classic Tents, a division of Classic Party Rentals, to install a custom L-shaped structure. “One section of the L shape, which was 160 feet …

Fabric protection

IOSSO Vinyl and Leather Cleaner and Conditioner cleans and conditions in an easy spray-and-wipe formula. Made with natural oils, the spray protects vinyl, leather and rubber to restore appearance, natural feel and make scratches less visible. Available in a 16-ounce spray bottle, the cleaner/conditioner leaves a light gloss on vinyl and leather, while protecting against …

Sliding glass walls

New from HTS-USA is a disappearing glass wall system. The disappearing wall has six flush-mounted glass panes that have the clean look of a traditional glass wall, but with no exterior handles. Each bay has six casement panels—the four middle panels are designed to slide behind the two outer panels, opening the venue to the …

Maximum space from minimal materials

Zendome GmbH, Berlin, Germany, designs and produces mobile, modular event architecture, specializing in geodesic tensioned-fabric domes that offer maximum space, use minimal materials and allow flexible configurations appropriate to almost any event. Now, Zendome is introducing a new spatial system: the Zencube. The Zencube’s foundation is a winged piping system with a worldwide patent pending …

Labor-saving lighting

Ring Lights from Tentwares allow for simple, labor saving installation of event lighting. Made with durable urethane plastic for extended life, Ring Lights are designed for fast and easy mounting with a quick-latch mounting system. No tools are required for installation—the lights open and fit snugly around center poles. Rubber inserts are available for pole …

Hats on for safety

Make sure your crew’s hard hats are up to the task. Wearing a safety helmet or hard hat is one of the easiest ways to protect an employee’s head from injury. Not only do hard hats protect employees from impact and penetration hazards, they also protect from electrical shock. Hard hats must have a hard …

Know your fire codes

By Edward J. Kaminski Q: Which fire codes apply to which types of temporary structures? A: When a permit applicant approaches the fire department for permits to erect a temporary structure, the first thing to determine is how that structure should be classed. Some requirements of the 2012 International Building Code® and International Fire Code® …