Durable screen and shade material

October 1, 2016

Serge Ferrari Soltis® 88 is now available in North America and sold to manufacturers of exterior and interior screens, awnings, retractables and pergolas. The fabric is 8 percent open for a perfect compromise between visual and thermal comfort: light is filtered and heat partially blocked while outward visibility is maintained. An even weave pattern and …

Lighter weight fabric

June 1, 2016

Serge Ferrari Stam® 6002L is an evolution of the classic version of Stam 6002 for awnings, canopies, fixed umbrellas, small tents and other light structures. The new product has similar performance characteristics as its predecessor, including a natural fiber woven appearance, UV resistance, heat and weather protection, a matte PVDF varnish for dirt resistance, and …

Space innovation

April 1, 2016

Stretch Marquees and Fabric Structures’ latest release is the answer to an instant, eye-catching, innovative space that is both portable and unique to its brand. Insta-Cubes provide prefabricated studio room for festivals and events. Wrapped and clad in Alucobond®, the gold standard in architectural cladding material, the structures are appropriate for use as a coffee …

Portable exam room on the sideline

While winning the national championship in January, the University of Alabama (UA) football team had extra support on its sideline: a collapsible medical tent that limits distractions and offers privacy. “That first 10 minutes of an evaluation of an injury is critical, and that’s usually done on the sideline,” says Jeff Allen, UA director of …

Mix-and-match frame tent system

The Eureka! Frame System now includes X2 lightweight keder frame tents, featuring a 2-channel, 2-inch aluminum tubing system. The components of the X2 can be used as a cost-effective stand-alone system or can be mixed and matched with other Eureka! Frame System components. Accessories include the four-sided Quad End, the Serpentine Marquee and the Dual …

Jason Mills adds to mesh line

August 31, 2015

Jason Mills LLC, a Milltown, N.J.-based convertor/manufacturer of knit textiles, has expanded its line of products sold into the outdoor retailing industry with the addition of Style 413. The product meets basic requirements of no-see-um mesh screening, and is fire-resistant, water-repellent and UV-resistant. The screen is 60 inches wide and made of 100 percent polyester …

A new standard for VIPs

August 1, 2015

Classic Party Rentals brings a tent rarely seen in U.S. markets to Rock in Rio USA. When Rock in Rio made plans to make its U.S. debut in Las Vegas for two weekends in May 2015, it turned to Inglewood, Calif.-based Classic Party Rentals, which supplies tents and party goods for more than 10 major …

Designer dome

Todd Events shows that a dome can be a stunning choice for any party. When a client wanted an iconic tent, event design firm Todd Events of Dallas, Texas, didn’t just source a tent. They bought one. And not just any tent, either. A geodesic dome nearly 100 feet in diameter, with a center height …

InsTent introduces V3 High Peak

June 23, 2015

California-based InsTent has introduced the V3 High Peak Tent based on the company’s best-seller, the V3 tent model. InsTent partner, Vitabri, based in France, has been manufacturing canopies for 17 years. The V3 High Peak version is designed with Vitabri’s 30-second deployment system and is available in three sizes: 10ft × 10ft, 10ft × 15ft, …

Structural anchor system

June 1, 2015

Anca Structural Anchors’ System 2000 is a new manually deployed screw anchor-based system fabricated from Sheffield steel. The system fits in the trunk of a car, is tested for strength through the use of a small tripod system, and uses 750mm screw anchors and an engine-driven, torque-less motor for insertion. The System 2000 is intended …