Miller Weldmaster acquires Sinclair welding line

August 8, 2014

Acquisition includes hot air, Triad and Spec products. Miller Weldmaster, a leading manufacturer of heat seaming solutions, has announced the acquisition of the Triad Wedge Welder, Spec Wedge Welder and Roof Welding Tool product line from Sinclair Equipment Co. The expansion allows Miller Weldmaster to service a greater range of equipment for fabricators within the …

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Cost control

August 1, 2014

Tips to minimize workers’ compensation costs. By William J. Lynott Workers’ compensation costs can become a major expense. Almost every business in the United States that has employees must deal with the cost of workers’ compensation. Take these steps to help keep workers’ comp costs under control. Smart hiring comes first Within the limits imposed …

Garden party

An elaborate and eclectic design blooms amid a lush environment. By Heidi Lombardo Any number of factors can dictate design choices for weddings and special events. Often the style and feel of a venue nudge the design in a particular direction. Other times the personal tastes of the party’s hosts come into play from the …

Feeling hot, hot, hot? There’s an app for that.

Feeling hot, hot, hot? There’s an app for that. When temperatures rise, heat becomes an additional safety challenge on tent installation jobsites. With the OSHA Heat Safety Tool app, available for free for iPhone® and Android™ devices, workers and supervisors can calculate the heat index and access heat safety information right on their mobile phones. …

Boston strong

Peterson Party Center provides tents for the 2014 Boston Marathon. One year after the bombings that killed three people and injured hundreds of others, nearly a million spectators gathered to watch the 118th running of the Boston Marathon® in April 2014. The number of spectators was an all-time high and the event’s registered participants—36,000—tallied second …

Southern fusion

A post-Civil War building, a modern tent and three styles of barbecue. With three environments taking guests from a clear-top tented porch to a post-Civil War building, a corporate affair by WM Events of Atlanta, Ga., merged old Southern charm with new Southern metropolitanism. Juxtaposition was the central design concept for the event at the …

Expert Q&A

Q: How are building and fire codes developed? A: The International Code Council (ICC) uses a three-year cycle to develop model codes to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Tents and temporary structures fall under the International Fire Code (IFC), one of 15 different ICC areas. The code development cycle for 2015 International Codes …

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The wild, wild west

The wild, wild west Canvas Unlimited provides tent and event services in and around Jackson Hole, Wyoming. A few miles west of the Continental Divide, encompassed on all sides by mountains, Jackson Hole, Wyo. sits beside the headwaters of the Snake River. With its low lying valleys, rivers and streams, this gateway to Yellowstone and …

Venue extension

Tyger Productions and All Occasions Event Rental overcome strict venue limitations to create a tented pavilion in the heart of Kentucky horse country. Tyger Productions of New York City, N.Y., and Boston, Mass., and All Occasions Event Rental, Cincinnati, Ohio, were challenged with expanding the square footage of Keene Place, a historic mansion in Lexington, …

August industry news

CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, Chantilly, Va., has hired Paul Trueblood as western regional sales manager based in Anaheim, Calif. Aggreko, provider of temporary power and temperature control services, has appointed Chris Weston as chief executive officer. He will join Aggreko next year upon completion of his commitment as managing director, International Downstream, at …