Aztec Tents launches new website to improve user experience

July 6, 2018

Tent manufacturer Aztec Tents, Torrance, Calif., has launched a new website—, featuring a new design that tells Aztec’s story along with updated features such as full mobile functionality, new webpage animations, refreshed slideshow functionality and increased security to create a more comprehensive user experience. The site establishes a hub for Aztec’s family of companies comprised …

PEAK Event Services names Brian Bacica as chief executive officer

July 4, 2018

PEAK Event Services, Boston, Mass., has named Brian D. Bacica Jr. as chief executive officer. Bacica replaces William (Bick) Jones, interim CEO at PEAK. Bob Traina and Larry Green continue as senior advisors to Bacica and the PEAK board of directors and remain significant shareholders. “After a thorough and thoughtful search process, we are excited …

Whitehouse unveils new Bill to help Rhode Island manufacturers address workforce challenges and support innovation

June 30, 2018

Legislation provides funding for manufacturers to train employees and retain institutional knowledge U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today joined Congressman David Cicilline and leaders in Rhode Island’s manufacturing industry to unveil new legislation to help manufacturers temporarily retain retiring employees to train a replacement and transfer their institutional knowledge. Whitehouse made the announcement at Cooley Group, …

Memorable summer soirees begin with the right furniture and decor

June 14, 2018

Outdoor event design is all about making indoor and outdoor spaces blend seamlessly, according to the experts at CORT Events, the nationwide furniture, lighting and accessories rental company based in Chantilly, Va. For this summer’s parties, event designers are selecting transitional furniture and designing around bold yet classic color pallets and patterns and Mediterranean influences. …

Pittsburgh and Cleveland-area event companies join forces at new design event center

June 8, 2018

All Occasions Party Rental and Marbella Event Furniture and Décor Rental, both of Pittsburgh, Pa., have relocated their design event center to the heart of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. L’nique Specialty Linen Rental of Valley View, Ohio, and tent and event renter AAble Rents of Cleveland join the two companies in featuring their own product lines …

Serge Ferrari launches product rebrand and redesigned website

June 6, 2018

Serge Ferrari has launched its newly redesigned website,, featuring new product branding for a more intuitive product selection experience. The redesigned website and improved product naming system will provide a more simplified selection experience, according to a company press release. The flexible composite supplier, whose North American operations are based in Pompano Beach, Fla., …

In memoriam: John Carter, J & J Carter

June 4, 2018

John Carter, founder of award-winning J & J Carter Ltd., Hampshire, U.K., died on March 31 at age 78. Carter founded J & J Carter in 1988, building a strong and reputable name in the industry. Carter loved his work and the dedicated team working alongside him. He had an unwavering commitment to quality and …

Cost management of obstructions

May 30, 2018

Every tent rental and installation company has faced installation jobs that are teeming with obstructions. From vegetation and trees to permanent fencing and asphalt, obstructions can cause problems with not only the installation process, but also the costs involved in completing the project. When Matt Mutton and his team at Bob Mutton Party & Tent …

Stimpson launches rebrand as part of 165th anniversary

May 21, 2018

Stimpson, formerly known as Edwin B. Stimpson Company, manufacturer of grommets and washers, eyelets and more, has launched a new brand identity and revamped its digital assets to celebrate 165 years in business. The company manufactures products for the commercial tent industry and countless other applications out of its 278,000-square-foot facility in Pompano Beach, Fla. …

All Seasons Tent Sales is now Infinity Tent Sales

May 17, 2018

All Seasons Tents Sales has rebranded as Infinity Tent Sales. The 35-year-old manufacturer of commercial tents based in Kansas City, Kan., plans to add new features and product lines. The business remains at the same location but is moving to Building 2: 5050 Kansas Avenue Bldg 2, Kansas City, KS 66106.