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 …

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. …

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 …

In case you missed it: The most read articles on InTents in 2019

December 16, 2019

From trendy weddings to anchorage plans, here are the most read articles on InTents in 2019. 10. Tenting in urban environments Frank Sinatra sang about New York City, “If I can make it there, I’m gonna make it anywhere.” Tent installers who have worked in the Big Apple might sing, “If I can tent there, …

Celina Tent establishes scholarship

December 10, 2019

Tent manufacturer Celina Tent, Celina, Ohio, and the Grieshop family have established the Celina Tent Intern Scholarship. Administered by the Tri-Star Career Compact and the Mercer County Civic Foundation, this $2,000 per year scholarship is renewable for four years and is awarded to students pursuing a degree in engineering technologies or business-related fields. Made up of nine …

Alert Management Systems wraps up its 34th annual User Conference

December 3, 2019

Alert Management Systems, Colorado Springs, Colo., hosted its 34th annual User Conference in November. Alert’s client base of successful rental operators met to learn about new features in Alert’s upcoming revision release, meet with vendors, network with peers, take classes and vote for desired enhancements. “This is my first conference, and it shows that Alert …