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 …

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Unit loading of tent equipment saves time

You could make the case that, from an operational perspective, the tent rental business is really a materials handling business. Consider this: A typical tent and party rental company operates a warehouse of 15,000 to 25,000 square feet with five to 10 trucks and 12 to 40 employees. Of those employees, about five to 10 …

All-weather lighting

Designed for festivals, amphitheater productions or other outdoor events, the COLORdash Par Q12 IP from CHAUVET Professional features a double-bracket yoke that allows it to be flown on truss or be positioned on the floor. The new RGBA LED wash delivers bright, colorful, flicker-free light indoors or out, regardless of weather conditions, and provides intense …

Free space planner tool for CORT customers

CORT Events has partnered with Social Tables to offer 3D space planning technology free of charge to its clients with its integration of a proprietary custom version of the Social Tables space planner on CORT’s website. The integration allows clients to design events in 2D, view and share in 3D and automatically request quotes for …