Lightweight printable carpet

April 1st, 2021

Fisher Textiles’ GF1850 Rebound® Ultra Lite is a lightweight version of its GF2000 Rebound® printable carpet. The resilient, anti-skid, rubber-backed carpet consists of a nonwoven face and a basket weave backing that has been engineered for dye sublimation transfer printers. It weighs 35 oz/yd2 and is available 126 inches wide. This FR product meets 16 […]

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Versatile UV-LED printers

April 1st, 2021

The latest UV-LED printers from Mutoh America, the XPJ-461UF and XPJ-661UF, include an expansion of its XpertJet platform which enhances the user experience. New features include shortened print times, an expanded print area and an innovative UV-LED Lamp which produces glossy, semi-glossy and matte varnish printing simultaneously with colors and/or white printing in a single […]

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Renewed optimism

April 1st, 2021

A light at the end of the tunnel? A year ago, when we sent the April–May 2020 issue of InTents to the printer, virtually every tented event was being cancelled, and the whole world was shutting down. The outlook for the live events industry was worsening on a daily and hourly basis, and the grim […]

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How to develop a talent acquisition plan

April 1st, 2021

by Rita Revels Having the right talent in the right place at the right time is essential in all businesses, but it is critical in small businesses. Having a talent acquisition plan will help ensure that you have the talent you need to meet your customer’s needs. If you are ridin’, you are in a […]

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To the rescue: tenting for disasters

April 1st, 2021

The Shelter G-Series of tent structures are a popular disaster response option. The tents are often used to provide sleeping and dining quarters, and have also been deployed for COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution. Their lightweight, strong design and universal parts allow for easy handling in the field. Photo courtesy of Shelter Structures America Inc. […]

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Women, tents and leadership

April 1st, 2021

Five women leading different segments of the industry weigh in on what inspires them and how to forge a successful career in the tent and event industry. by Sigrid Tornquist Women have always played a vital part in the tent industry. They were part of family shops manufacturing and selling tents. They were sewers. They […]

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Software solutions

April 1st, 2021

Radio frequency ID systems, like this one from Easy RFID Pro, Poughquag, N.Y., use scanners to keep track of inventory. Photo courtesy of Easy RFID Pro. As choices grow and features multiply, tent companies have more software options than ever. by Jeff Moravec Information is power” when it comes to running the daily operations of […]

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Party Line Tent Rentals brings COVID-19 drive-through vaccination sites to its community

April 1st, 2021

Party Line Tent Rentals, Elmsford, N.Y., has distributed and installed a variety of tents used at COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites across the New York Tri-State Area. Photos: Party Line Tent Rentals. The race to vaccinate millions of people against the COVID-19 pandemic has been problematic in the United States. However, for people living in […]

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Word-of-mouth connections

April 1st, 2021

An 18-by-30-meter Losberger clearspan structure with custom tops by Anchor Industries protected guests from the elements while they dined under a picturesque sky. A tented wedding installation in the time of COVID-19 confronts a pandemic, hot weather and communication barriers to create an event that makes the happy couple—happy. by Sigrid Tornquist Never underestimate the […]

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The show goes on beneath a custom circus tent

April 1st, 2021

Armbruster Manufacturing Co. supplied the circus tent that served as a venue for 18 performances in the fall of 2020, allowing the Atlanta Opera’s fall season to proceed. Photo: Ken Howard. In the Atlanta Opera’s fall 2020 interpretation of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, the tragic clown Canio has COVID-19. But the Georgia-based company went to great […]

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