Tent professionals enjoy business and fun at Tent Conference 2020

January 27, 2020

Event tent installation is all about teamwork, and the attendees at IFAI Tent Conference 2020 got to show off those skills last week in an “Amazing Race”-style competition that had them working together to solve puzzles, climb a rock tower and ride a mechanical bull among other fun challenges! Gathering at Westgate River Ranch Resort …

Miller Weldmaster adds radio frequency fabric welding solutions

January 20, 2020

Miller Weldmaster Corp., Navarre, Ohio, a manufacturer of hot air, hot wedge and impulse welding equipment, will offer radio frequency welding solutions to its customers in North America starting this year.   Miller Weldmaster has entered into a strategic relationship with Zemat Technology Group, a major European manufacturer of radio frequency machines. The new partnership combines …

CORT Events shares top event decor trends for 2020

January 16, 2020

Event planners can expect Art Deco, monochromatic color spectrums and eclecticism to be among the hot design trends in 2020, according to the experts at furniture and decor rental company CORT Events, Las Vegas, Nev. Art Deco Reminiscent of the early 20th century, soft seating that follows elegant shapes and romantic curves is making a …

MMI Textiles names Jeff Papalia vice president

January 13, 2020

MMI Textiles Inc., a global diversified supplier of industrial and custom fabrics and textile components with military and tactical, medical, commercial and apparel expertise, has named Jeff Papalia as vice president. Papalia will be strategically located in North Carolina and will start with MMI on January 13, 2020. Papalia was selected for the new position …

Steve Szenay appointed Serge Ferrari technical support manager

Serge Ferrari announced that Steve Szenay has been promoted to Technical Support Manager for North America. Szenay will be responsible for disseminating technical information for all Serge Ferrari products sold in the United States and Canada, including product use, fabrication best- practices, maintenance and claim evaluation. In this newly created position, Szenay will be the …

Kouzmanoff named Aztec Tents president and CEO

January 10, 2020

Aztec Tents, one of the premier manufacturers of tents and tent related accessories in North America, has named Alex Kouzmanoff as president and CEO. Kouzmanoff, the former vice president of the company, succeeds Chuck Miller, who served as Aztec’s president for the last 35 years. Kouzmanoff has served as the company’s vice president since 2009. …

Tent graphic wrap system

January 9, 2020

The structure tent wrap system from Brandit Graphics Inc. produces perfectly flat tent structure wraps with the latest print technology—no wrinkles or loose graphics. With no size limit, the tent wraps are made for outdoor use and are 100 percent waterproof as well as being resistant to wind. The system is slim, strong and robust; …

BBJ Linen acquires La Tavola

January 7, 2020

BBJ Rentals Inc., a leading provider of special event linen rental products and services, has acquired La Tavola Fine Linen, a premier event linen rental company based in Napa, Calif. “Unifying La Tavola’s well-respected brand with the dependability and depth of inventory BBJ Linen is known for creates a unified organization with unmatched offerings,” says …

Alert Management Systems integrates with SmartEquip network

SmartEquip and Alert Management Systems have launched the complete integration of their respective software platforms, a partnership that offers Alert customers a significant reduction in equipment operating costs through streamlining parts ordering for industrial equipment rental fleets. “We’re thrilled to offer Alert users the opportunity to seamlessly interface with SmartEquip,” says Mary Crosslin, co-president and …

Seaman Corp. CEO named best in 2019

January 3, 2020

Seaman Corp., a leading industrial coated fabrics company, has received recognition by Comparably as having the Best CEO 2019, according to a news release from Seaman Corp. This recognition adds to Seaman’s streak of workplace accolades, including The Perfect Engine Award (2012), Industry Leadership Award (2014) and Evolution of Manufacturing Excellence Honoree (2015). A recent …