B.C. Tent & Awning celebrates 40 years

January 12, 2021

Bob Costa, founder and president of B.C. Tent & Awning Co. Inc., Avon, Mass., began 2020 with optimism for the company’s continued growth and expansion, and its approaching 40th business anniversary. Then COVID-19 struck and changed the company’s trajectory in its milestone year. As the economy reacted to the pandemic, Costa’s company’s services were in …

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics announces multiphase expansion plan

December 21, 2020

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, Burlington, N.C., has announced the latest milestones in a multiphase global expansion plan, representing a $65 million investment to create additional capacity and support sustainability initiatives, according to a company press release. The first phase, initiated at the end of 2019, includes new and upgraded equipment to support the continuing growth …

New York Tent acquires PTG Event Services

October 19, 2020

New York Tent has announced that it has acquired PTG Event Services of Bethpage, N.Y. As part of the agreement, New York Tent will integrate PTG’s rental inventory, systems and staff to further strengthen the company’s position in the New York Metro marketplace. New York Tent will maintain headquarters in Bohemia, N.Y., and close PTG’s …

Granite Industries releases Party Pods

September 15, 2020

Granite Industries has released Party Pods, a new special event product designed specifically for socially distanced events. The Standard Pod Package includes three 8-foot fence panels and the Plus Pod Package adds Dura-Trac™ flooring. In the VIP Pod Package, each frame is constructed from steel scaffolding panels on four base plates for a sturdy and …

Pvilion awarded $1.5 million USAF contract for autonomously deployable structures

August 19, 2020

Pvilion, a market leader in fabric structure technologies, has been awarded a Phase II, $1.5 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) to deliver its rapidly deployable, flexible Hands-Off Expeditionary Tent, known by the acronym HEXT. The RSO was created to increase mission readiness …

Aggreko launches Clean Air solutions for temporary and permanent structures

August 11, 2020

Aggreko has launched Aggreko Clean Air, a multi-solution approach to quickly and cost-effectively address air quality issues for facilities that must implement health and safety measures in temporary or permanent structures where people need to gather. Formulated to help employers, community response teams and event producers meet new air quality guidelines, Aggreko Clean Air solutions …

Eight promotions announced at Glen Raven

August 7, 2020

Glen Raven Inc., has announced the promotion of eight executives in its Technical Fabrics operating division. The moves will support the continued growth of its diverse business segments, particularly its GlenGuard brand of high-performance flame-resistant fabric. Glen Raven Technical Fabrics creates technical solutions that help keep people safe from military and protective work wear to …

Alert Management Systems named top 100 woman-owned businesses

July 28, 2020

Alert Management Systems Corp., headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., has again been ranked in Colorado’s Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies in 2020. The ranking is compiled and published annually by Colorado Biz Magazine. Alert Management Systems is 100 percent woman-owned by co-president/COO Mary Crosslin and co-president/CEO Kara Longmire. Both became the principal owners of Alert in …

Trivantage supports commercial and retail businesses in reopening

July 15, 2020

As the U.S. begins the process of reopening against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, Trivantage® has been working closely with its customers to supplement the demand for raw materials that might be used for personal protective equipment, including a demand for commercial/retail PPE inputs. “Safety is paramount, and our partners have stepped up to …

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 …