Shelter Structures introduces weknowtents.com

June 16, 2020

Shelter Structures America, distributor of Shelter temporary clearspan tent structures has announced the introduction of weknowtents.com.  Weknowtents.com allows Shelter customers to purchase items at their convenience.  Products such as SKP soap, emergency exit signs and LED high bay lights are currently available.  “We are very excited to introduce weknowtents.com to support both current and new …

Top Value Fabrics announces rebrand to TVF

June 14, 2020

Top Value Fabrics, a supplier of high-quality fabric, announced a rebrand to TVF. The rebrand reflects both the evolution of the company as well as a vision for the future. Top Value Fabrics has served people first since its founding in 1974. At the time, value was synonymous with great quality and competitive prices. TVF …

Mehler Texnologies joins Freudenberg Group

May 26, 2020

Mehler Texnologies® is joining the Freudenberg Group with the latter’s acquisition of the Low & Bonar Group. The Freudenberg Group is a German privately held diversified group of companies with a strong tradition in textiles. It operates over 500 sites in 60 countries worldwide. In 2019, the Freudenberg Group employed 50,000 associates around the globe …

Party Reflections moves two locations to larger facilities

May 11, 2020

Party Reflections Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is forging ahead and planning for growth on the other side of the pandemic with two location moves to larger facilities. The company’s 2020 plans for expansion in both Charlotte and the Triad region of North Carolina included the acquisition of larger and improved buildings for those locations. …

Seaman Corp. names Jeff Swartz chief executive officer

April 21, 2020

Seaman Corporation, a family-owned business headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, has announced that its board of directors has selected Jeff Swartz as its new chief executive officer. Swartz will replace John Crum, who is retiring after 18 years at Seaman, including the last five as CEO. Swartz is a veteran of the building products industry, having …

Seaman Corporation recognized for favorable work culture

March 23, 2020

Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader in the production of innovative, high-performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tenn., Seaman was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably. Comparably is a platform that provides culture and compensation data for public …

IFAI president responds to Coronavirus, adjusts upcoming events

March 17, 2020

As concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grows, I want all IFAI members to know we are closely monitoring developments and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We will follow their recommendations to keep our employees, their families and our members healthy and safe. With this in …

Chic Event Rentals welcomes Mike Haupt to its team

March 12, 2020

Chic Event Rentals, Monterey, Calif., has hired Mike Haupt to head its Tent and New Business Development departments. With more than 25 years of industry experience, Haupt was previously employed at Celebrations Party Rentals, Roseville, Calif. He was integral in landing clients such as Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party, SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association), CES (Consumer …

Ace Vinyl Products is open for business

March 10, 2020

Ace Vinyl Products, Ronkonkoma, N.Y., was recently established as a sister company of Ace Canvas & Tent, which has been in business since 1954. The company manufactures products including protective covers, awnings, shade sails, custom enclosures, carnival accessories, tarps and crash pads. Its engineering department includes multiple trained professionals who specialize in these products and …

Choura announces expanded offerings

February 27, 2020

Los Angeles-based full-service experience company Choura has announced an expansion of its offerings to include Experiential Concepts & Design—an integrated marketing resource to guide the strategic and creative development of the firm’s direct-to-brand programs. Headed by the company’s newly named creative director Tatum June, the new division will support clients in three key areas: content, strategy …