How the TRD Ballasting Tool and other IFAI safety resources have benefited the tent rental industry

August 24th, 2020

The Tent Rental Division (TRD) of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) would like to take a moment to explain the TRD Ballasting Tool, why and how it was developed, why it produces the results that it does, and how it benefits the industry. The goal of the Ballasting Study was to determine the friction […]

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Pvilion awarded $1.5 million USAF contract for autonomously deployable structures

August 19th, 2020

Pvilion, a market leader in fabric structure technologies, has been awarded a Phase II, $1.5 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) to deliver its rapidly deployable, flexible Hands-Off Expeditionary Tent, known by the acronym HEXT. The RSO was created to increase mission readiness […]

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Aggreko launches Clean Air solutions for temporary and permanent structures

August 11th, 2020

Aggreko has launched Aggreko Clean Air, a multi-solution approach to quickly and cost-effectively address air quality issues for facilities that must implement health and safety measures in temporary or permanent structures where people need to gather. Formulated to help employers, community response teams and event producers meet new air quality guidelines, Aggreko Clean Air solutions […]

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Eight promotions announced at Glen Raven

August 7th, 2020

Glen Raven Inc., has announced the promotion of eight executives in its Technical Fabrics operating division. The moves will support the continued growth of its diverse business segments, particularly its GlenGuard brand of high-performance flame-resistant fabric. Glen Raven Technical Fabrics creates technical solutions that help keep people safe from military and protective work wear to […]

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Germ-fighting hand sanitizer stand

August 1st, 2020

McCarthy Fabrication’s hand sanitizer stand is suitable for high traffic areas and comes fully assembled. Portable or permanent, the aluminum station ships at 11 pounds. Two holes (64 mm on center) on top of the vertical plate allow certain hand sanitizer pumps to be mounted or 3-inch strips of double-sided adhesive tape can be used […]

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Inspired outdoor seating

August 1st, 2020

When the governor of Illinois announced in May that restaurants in the state could reopen for outside dining if able to meet COVID-19 safety regulations, Blue Peak Tents, Batavia, Ill., was bombarded by phone calls from restaurants looking for tents to cover parking lots and patios. This particular project was for a Naperville, Ill.-based wine […]

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Tenting supports medical facility expansions to combat COVID-19

August 1st, 2020

by Sigrid Tornquist Select Event Group’s 10-bed units were designed to be used for expansion ER capacity or ICU capacity. Each structure included HVAC systems with air scrubbers to remove pathogens from the air. When state and federal government officials made the decision to expand medical facilities in response to the anticipated surge of COVID-19 […]

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Tent rental industry CARES Day

August 1st, 2020

The tent rental industry is sponsoring a nationwide “CARES” day on Aug. 29, 2020, to show appreciation for the frontline medical workers who have supported the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The intention is to help inspire the creation of dozens if not hundreds of events nationwide. The events will be independently put together by […]

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A V Party Rentals: where family get-togethers happen daily

August 1st, 2020

by Cathy Broberg In 1973, Pat and Roger Parr purchased a five-year-old rental company in California’s Santa Clarita Valley. Chances are, the couple could not have predicted what that transaction would lead to. More than 40 years later, A V Party Rentals (originally All Valley Rental Center) remains in the family, is led by three […]

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Disinfecting fabrics in the age of COVID-19

August 1st, 2020

Expert advice for eliminating a deadly virus while keeping employees and end users safe.  by Pamela Mills-Senn  Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, manufacturers of textile-based products like event tents, gym mats and pads, soft seating and bounce houses faced the usual questions from their customers about how to clean and disinfect these items. But there […]

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