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 …

Join the National Safety Stand-Down May 6−10

May 1, 2019

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 366 of the 971 construction fatalities recorded in the U.S. in 2017 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data). The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country to stop fall fatalities and injuries. What …

Crown Point Enterprises Inc. acquires Lendable Linens

April 30, 2019

Crown Point Enterprises Inc., Eighty Four, Pa., dba All Occasions Party Rental and Marbella Event Furniture & Décor Rental, acquired Lendable Linens, Monroeville, Pa., a national linen provider, in late April as part of the company’s latest expansion move. “This acquisition now gives us the ability to increase our presence in the linen sector, and …

Point of Rental names Kelly Hoffman as business manager in Africa

April 22, 2019

Software provider Point of Rental, Grand Prairie, Texas, has announced its expansion within the African continent, adding Kelly Hoffman as its business manager. Based in South Africa, Hoffman will build the company’s presence by aligning hire and rental companies with software solutions. “One of our goals is to be able to provide excellent local service …

Accel Event Rentals introduces new large structure to Hawaii

April 18, 2019

Accel Event Rentals, Aiea, Hawaii, and its partner Koa Capital Partners LLC have completed a major capital investment, bringing one of the largest tent structures ever to the islands. The Losberger De Boer structure will accommodate up to 2,340 guests under a flexible configuration of up to 25,000 square feet. The $500,000 system is only …

The Alleen Company and Lasting Impressions Event Rentals merge

April 12, 2019

The Alleen Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Lasting Impressions Event Rentals, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio, have merged under common ownership. For 68 years, The Alleen Company has served the Cincinnati area as event rental and tenting professionals. The merger allows the company to offer a greater inventory of tenting, specialty linens, tabletop items, chair styles and …

New Hot Swap program from Kamber

April 8, 2019

Kamber Narrow Fabric Machinery LLC, a global trader and specialist in pre-owned weaving, braiding and knitting machinery, has announced a new Hot Swap program for manufacturers. The program offers manufacturers the opportunity to have their narrow fabric needle looms completely refurbished with a full one-year warranty and with zero minutes of downtime with their current …