Pro Em Party & Event Rentals acquires Universal Resource Supply LLC and SoCal Tents & Events

July 18, 2017

PRO EM Party & Event Rentals (PRO EM), Phoenix, Ariz., has acquired Universal Resource Supply LLC and SoCal Tents & Events (URS), a Los Angeles, Calif.-based event rental company. The purchase marks the second acquisition in 45 days by PRO EM, according to a press release. The company acquired Illinois-based Partytime-HDO Productions in May. Financial …

Shelter Structures America opens its first U.S. warehouse

July 12, 2017

Shelter Structures America, distributor of Shelter temporary clearspan tent structures in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, has opened a warehouse in the Los Angeles, Calif., area. This is the company’s first warehouse facility in the United States. “Our Los Angeles-area warehouse will allow us to warehouse structures, accessories and parts for our U.S. cliental,” says …

Classic Party Rentals to sell all tenting assets

Classic Party Rentals is selling all tenting assets as part of a decision to exit the third-party event rental services business. Hilco Industrial, Northbrook, Ill., announced on July 12 the immediate private treaty sale process for Classic’s tenting assets. The sale includes substantially all assets from the tenting business unit of Classic Party Rentals, according …

LENZIP releases No. 12 Marine Grade UV Zipper

June 22, 2017

LENZIP Manufacturing Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial and commercial grade zippers based in Rolling Meadows, Ill., has released the LENZIP No. 12 Marine Grade UV Zipper. No. 12 gauge is larger than the industry standard No. 10, but smaller than LENZIP’s BIGZIP® No. 15 gauge. The No. 12 gauge is available with 316 stainless steel …

Advances in technology boost demand for frame tents

June 13, 2017

Frame tents are a must-have for almost every tent rental business; they’re incredibly popular with clients of all stripes and are reliable money-makers. Technology advancements both within tent manufacturing and outside of that arena have contributed to the clamor for frame tents. Take custom graphics. According to Gary Feuerborn, vice president of All Seasons Tent …

’Tis the season for tented backyard parties

Summer means backyard party season. And today’s backyard parties often require more than a simple tent, tables and chairs. From concession equipment to custom flooring, rental companies strive to provide private clients with everything they need to have memorable events right in their own backyards. Backyard parties are as diverse as the neighborhoods and families …

Sean Wilson joins Shelter Structures America

June 12, 2017

Shelter Structures America, distributor of Shelter temporary clearspan tent structures in North America, appointed Sean Wilson as the company’s new business development manager. Wilson will be based out of the company’s Los Angeles office. “I am very excited for the opportunity to be a part of the team at Shelter Structures America. The leadership and industry …

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Frame tent systems please customers of all kinds

June 1, 2017

For most tent rental companies, an inventory that doesn’t include frame tents is unthinkable. Frame tent systems are the workhorses of the industry, favored by customers for all kinds of events. Frame tents play an indispensable role in almost every tent rental company’s inventory. As common as they are, these tents are anything but unassuming …

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Tent rental companies help clients throw the best backyard parties

Summertime for tent rental means street fairs, farmer’s markets, outdoor concerts and community festivals. If people are gathering and celebrating outdoors, there’s probably a tent involved. But many of the best tented parties are out of sight. They aren’t hidden underground like Prohibition speakeasies, they’re just in private backyards. Backyard parties have increased in both …

Hand truck

The Makinex Powered Hand Truck PHT-140 is a universal materials handling solution that enables a one-person operation to safely lift and load small equipment or bulky goods weighing up to 309 pounds. It provides a quick and easy alternative to using a forklift or tailgate loader for small loads. The unique design enables a one-person …