Aztec Tents expands production capabilities

February 28th, 2022

In continued response to the shift in demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Torrance, Calif.-based Aztec Tents  announced it has made significant efforts to increase its production capacity in all departments. Over the past 18 months, Aztec has launched on a long-term strategic capital growth campaign to focus its efforts on continued production growth to support […]

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In memoriam: Chuck Rothstein

February 25th, 2022

Chuck Rothstein, 87, of Knoxville, Tenn., died Feb. 5, 2022. After serving in the U.S. Navy and working as an insurance agent and sales manager, Rothstein opened his first business in 1969 — Redi Rentals in Knoxville. The company rented construction equipment and tools. When the World’s Fair came to town in 1982, he saw […]

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Dover Tents & Events rebranding to Collective Event Group at Dover

February 24th, 2022

Collective Event Group, the parent company of Dover Tents & Events, Dover, Del., recently acquired Parties & More and is now rebranding all previously acquired locations. Over the next few months, Dover Tents & Events will start the process of transitioning to the rebranded name of Collective Event Group at Dover. As a result, Collective Event […]

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ARA pushes for restoration of Employee Retention Tax Credit

February 17th, 2022

The American Rental Association (ARA) has joined 70 other organizations in supporting the legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate to restore the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC). The bipartisan Senate bill (S. 3625) was introduced by Senators Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Shelly Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.). “The […]

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PEAK Event Services names Nichole Wardle as vice president of sales

February 14th, 2022

PEAK Event Services announced that it has named Nichole Wardle as vice president of sales - core division. Wardle will lead PEAK's sales and business development efforts. Wardle will lead PEAK’s sales and business development efforts throughout the Northeast. Wardle joins PEAK with 20 years of sales and marketing expertise in the event and entertainment […]

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Point of Rental moves into Canada

February 11th, 2022

Point of Rental is taking its relationship with its Canadian users to the next level: The company is establishing an official on-the-ground presence in Canada. Ben Sinclair, who joined Point of Rental in 2019 after more than a decade of experience working at his family’s rental store in Australia, moved to Canada on Jan. 10. […]

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JLG Industries partners with RE2 Robotics

February 8th, 2022

JLG Industries, McConnellsburg, Pa., a global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, has established a developmental partnership with RE2 Robotics, Pittsburgh, a developer of intelligent robotic mobile manipulation systems. The collaboration is intended to advance the integration of robotics with access equipment to deliver improved operator safety and enhanced productivity on job sites. “Robotic […]

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PEAK Event Services announces Zachary Zasloff as vice president of operations

February 3rd, 2022

PEAK Event Services, a tent and event rental provider in the Northeast, announced today that it has named Zachary Zasloff as vice president of operations - core division. Zasloff will be responsible for all core operational functions for the business, which includes overseeing three facilities located within New England (Woburn and Stoughton, MA, and Middletown, […]

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Anchor & Pvilion partner to provide solar power to tent rental industry

February 2nd, 2022

Anchor Industries has partnered with Pvilion to introduce solar power to the tent world utilizing a heavy duty portable solar canopy and battery. The product was showcased at the IFAI Tent Expo in Daytona, Fla. in January 2022. Adding solar panels to event tents removes the need for diesel generators. Founded in 1892, Anchor Industries […]

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IFAI board chair Amy Bircher hosts “Ask Me Anything” on IFAI Connect

February 1st, 2022

Amy Bircher tackled questions on labor shortages, supply chain issues and other industry challenges. New IFAI Board Chair Amy Bircher was recently featured in the January issue of Specialty Fabrics Review, but she also participated in an “Ask Me Anything” session on the IFAI CONNECT forum. She fielded questions on a number of topics ranging from […]

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