Tent OX and Avant Tecno announce formal partnership

June 19, 2019

Specialized event rental tool provider Tent OX, Enola, Pa., and articulated loader manufacturer Avant Tecno, Ylöjärvi, Finland, have established a formal partnership, after five years of informal cooperation. “The big benefit of the partnership for tent and event businesses will be the increased access to Avant machines that are tailor-made at the factory to tent …

Pinnacle Climate Technologies expands with new headquarters

June 10, 2019

Pinnacle Climate Technologies™, Sauk Rapids, Minn., has moved to a new, larger corporate facility. The heating and ventilation manufacturer serves the rental, industrial, commercial, horticulture, agriculture and retail industries. The new location, at 1660 13th Ave. NE, Sauk Rapids, will accommodate company growth, expanding Pinnacle’s available space from approximately 80,000 square feet to 120,000 square …

A tented wedding ‘in the clouds’

June 1, 2019

A vinyl-less tent frame defines the space for a bright and airy wedding design. With a request for over-the-top luxury for an October wedding in Texas, Julian Leaver of Julian Leaver Events, Dallas, Texas, draped chiffon over a vinyl-less tent, creating a dramatic yet delicate space with a monochromatic design. “It felt like you were …

A whimsical wedding under a sailcloth tent

A 2018 wedding combined Indian and Western traditions—and a couple’s love of Boston’s major league sports teams. Imagine a waterfront wedding ceremony and a reception under a sailcloth tent on a historic Rhode Island property. For a September 2018 wedding, Stasia Anthony and Kelli DuBeau, cofounders of Exquisite Events Details & Décor, Newport and Narragansett, …

Super tents at the Super Bowl

Regal Tent Productions makes its first Super Bowl appearance. Regal Tent Productions Ltd., Stoney Creek, Ont., Canada, is no stranger to a big stage, having provided tents for events ranging from past Olympic Games to the Great Canadian Baking Show. But Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, Ga., in February was the first time the company …

Great Lakes Tent Co. achieves long-term success

Great Lakes Tent Co. grows as it provides long-term rentals to the automotive market. Great Lakes Tent Co. is not your ordinary tent rental company with typical clientele. Yes, the Warren, Mich.-based business serves a broad range of customers throwing corporate events, weddings and other private gatherings. But it has also carved out a unique …

OFPANZ annual conference, July 25-27, New Zealand

May 22, 2019

The Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand (OFPANZ) will hold its 2019 Annual Conference at the Napier War Memorial Conference Center in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, on July 25-27. The conference will bring together a diverse range of speakers and workshops, offering a variety of educational, social and professional networking opportunities, including the annual …

OSHA: Keep young workers safe this summer

May 15, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is partnering with worker safety organizations on #MySafeSummerJob, a social media campaign to educate young workers about safety rights in the workplace, how to speak up about dangerous work conditions and how to protect themselves on the job. According to OSHA, workers under 25 …

Herculite names Matt Brommer new marketing manager

May 14, 2019

Matt Brommer has been named marketing manager for Emigsville, Pa.-based Herculite Inc., supplier of technical fabrics for performance applications in solar protection, marine, tents and structures, healthcare and digital graphics. In this newly created position, Brommer is responsible for Herculite’s marketing communications programs designed to increase awareness and promote growth of the company’s products and …

Point of Rental announces new HQ location

May 10, 2019

Point of Rental Software, Fort Worth, Texas, has acquired a new home for its North American headquarters, less than four miles from its current HQ. The company is expected to move into the 35,000-square-foot building this summer. Point of Rental Software has tripled its worldwide staff in the last three years, adding offices in the …