Amada Miyachi America expands and enhances Detroit-area technical center

November 19, 2018

  Amada Miyachi America Inc., Monrovia, Calif., a manufacturer of resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting and micro machining equipment and systems, has expanded its Detroit, Mich., technical center. The updated facility features 5,500 square feet of laboratory space devoted to application development services for welding, marking, ablation, scribing and texturing of metals and plastics. …

Serge Ferrari appoints Frisone as market development manager

November 15, 2018

  Serge Ferrari, Pompano Beach, Fla., has appointed Kevin Frisone as market development manager. Frisone will lead the company’s growth in the United States for the building/architectural segment, including solar protection, façade, acoustics and tensile architecture. Frisone brings 30 years of business development experience to Serge Ferrari. He previously worked for Saint-Gobain as territory manager …

Larry Ott joins Rainier Tent

November 9, 2018

Rainier Tent, Tukwila, Wash., has named Larry Ott to its sales team, covering the mid/central portion of the United States. Ott has more than 20 years of experience starting and growing tent and rental companies in the southeastern Pennsylvania market. After starting at an entry-level position, he worked his way up through the ranks to …

Gaffin to lead new mobile development team at Point of Rental

November 6, 2018

Point of Rental Software, Grand Prairie, Texas, has formed a dedicated mobile development team headed by senior developer lead Matt Gaffin. “We’re proud of what our development team has done with our mobile products,” says Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “As the industry moves further into mobile platforms, we’ve realized the need to have …

Last chance! Submit your best photos to the InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest by Nov. 1.

October 22, 2018

InTents is looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2019 Buyer’s Guide. This is your opportunity to show off your best work to the entire industry! Submit photos meeting these guidelines by Nov. 1: * High resolution: 300 dpi and at least 2 MB at 4-by-6 inches. * A clean and safe …

Customer care pro Myrick joins Point of Rental

October 12, 2018

Kristy Myrick, the former senior director of guest assistance and customer care at Hilton, has joined Point of Rental Software as the company’s new global director of customer care. She will oversee in-house support teams in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. Having hit 5,000 customers before adding nearly 2,000 PartyCAD users earlier this …

Arena Americas breaks ground on new Midwest region facility

October 9, 2018

Arena Americas, the North American division of the Arena Group, has broken ground on a new 105,000-square-foot warehouse and corporate headquarters in Oak Creek, Wis. “The company continues to pursue its strategic growth plan, and the Oak Creek facility will be our new home for many years to come,” says Arena CEO Paul Bryant. “Arena …

Three trends in fall event design

October 8, 2018

Luxe, minimalist and retro trends top the charts this year in fall event decor, according to the design pros at CORT Events. Experts with the furniture, lighting and accessories rental company based in Chantilly, Va., say that event planners are mixing rustic design with industrial motifs this season. In addition, they advise that art deco …

Arena Americas signs exclusive six-year agreement to provide rental equipment for the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

September 25, 2018

Arena Americas, a full service special event rental company, has entered into a 6-year agreement to provide tenting, flooring and other rental equipment for the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, San Diego, Calif. In 2019, Farmers Insurance will have sponsored this event for the 10th time. The event has been held at Torrey Pines …

IFAI announces new Textile Career Center

September 19, 2018

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has announced a new online career resource: the Textile Career Center. This new initiative will offer IFAI members, and the industry at large, an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections. For job seekers, the Textile Career Center will serve as a tool to find and apply …