Tent OX and Avant Tecno announce formal partnership

June 19, 2019

Specialized event rental tool provider Tent OX, Enola, Pa., and articulated loader manufacturer Avant Tecno, Ylöjärvi, Finland, have established a formal partnership, after five years of informal cooperation. “The big benefit of the partnership for tent and event businesses will be the increased access to Avant machines that are tailor-made at the factory to tent …

Wholesale Tape & Supply marks 35 years in business

March 21, 2019

  Wholesale Tape & Supply (Expendable Essentials), Van Nuys, Calif., is celebrating 35 years in business in 2019. The supplier to the special events, audiovisual, studio and packaging industries began as a distributor of shipping and packaging supplies to the Los Angeles area. Operating out of an 800-square-foot warehouse, owner J.R. Kliaman and his nephew …

Sustainability: A way of doing business

August 1, 2017

For Rainier Industries Ltd., sustainability is more than just a buzzword—it’s a way of doing business. Although the term is often associated with high expenses, Rainier president and CEO Scott Campbell considers sustainability an initiative that makes business sense. “It’s actually pretty easy and saves money,” he says, “so the barriers are pretty dang low.” …

CORT Trade Show and Events expands with addition of new distribution center

February 14, 2017

CORT Trade Show & Events Furnishings announced the opening of a new distribution center in the Chicago metro-area. The new facility has doubled the size of its previous facility. The expanded Chicago location will continue to serve customers across 12 Midwestern states as well as Toronto, Canada. CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings has been …

IFF announces 2017 scholarships

February 7, 2017

Students have until June 10, 2017, to apply for any of four $5,000 scholarships available through The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF). Each year, IFF awards several scholarships to degree-seeking students enrolled in accredited colleges, universities or technical schools. The scholarships are paid directly to the students’ schools for fall semester tuition. Available scholarships include: Textile …