Equipment and event rental revenue forecast to outpace economic growth

November 12, 2019

The equipment and event rental industry in North America is expected to finish the year with total revenue up 5.35 percent to $61.56 billion, the first time combined rental revenue for Canada and the United States has surpassed $60 billion, according to the latest forecast released by the American Rental Association (ARA). The latest updated …

Final call! Submit your best photos to the InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest by Friday.

October 29, 2019

Only four more days to submit photos for the InTents 2020 Buyer’s Guide cover contest! InTents is looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2020 Buyer’s Guide. This is your opportunity to show off your best work to the entire industry! Submit photos meeting these guidelines by Friday, Nov. 1: High resolution: 300 …

The deadline approaches! Submit your best photos to the InTents Buyer’s Guide cover contest by Nov. 1.

October 21, 2019

InTents is looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2020 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 tent installation. …

2019 Chairman’s Award winner: Scott Campbell, Rainier Industries

October 8, 2019

The Chairman’s Award (originally, the President’s Award) is an honor bestowed by the chairman of IFAI to an individual that has had an extraordinary and meaningful impact on the association. It is rarely given, and awarded at the sole discretion of the IFAI chairman. At IFAI’s annual meeting at IFAI Expo 2019, IFAI chairman Steve …

New leadership for IFAI

October 2, 2019

Each year, the Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) follows a detailed process outlined in association bylaws for electing new board members. As recently announced at IFAI’s annual meeting at IFAI Expo in Orlando, the following individuals have been chosen to serve on the IFAI board of directors: Ron Houle, president …

Submit your best photos to the InTents 2020 Buyer’s Guide cover contest!

September 23, 2019

It’s already that time of year! InTents is looking for the perfect photo for the cover of the 2020 Buyer’s Guide. This is your opportunity to show off your best work on the cover of the industry’s premier publication! Submit photos meeting these guidelines by Nov. 1: High resolution: 300 dpi and at least 2 MB at …

North America rental revenue expected to exceed $71 billion in 2023

September 3, 2019

The new five-year forecast from the American Rental Association (ARA), Moline, Ill., updated in August calls for equipment and event rental revenues in North America to surpass $71 billion in 2023, including $64.7 billion in the United States and $6.4 billion in Canada. The latest forecast is ARA’s first to project rental revenue for 2023. …

Ulrich Tombuelt hired as CEO of Sattler Corp.

July 31, 2019

Sattler Corp. of Hudson, N.C., has hired Ulrich Tombuelt as its new CEO. Tombuelt has many years of executive management experience in the textile industry in the U.S. and in Europe. Sattler Corp., a division of The Sattler Group, Austria, is known for its high-tech fabrics.

Working safely in hot weather

July 18, 2019

A new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) alert offers information and resources to protect workers from heat-related illness when performing activities in high temperatures and humid conditions. Symptoms of heat-related illness include fainting, dizziness, nausea and muscle spasms. Keep workers safe by following these simple safety practices: Provide water, frequent rest breaks and shade. …

Point of Rental and EquipmentWatch announce integration

July 17, 2019

Point of Rental Expert and Elite users will now have easy access to detailed specifications for their heavy equipment, thanks to a new integration with EquipmentWatch. “The integration with EquipmentWatch gives Point of Rental users the ability to access more information quickly,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “By cutting down time spent researching …