Herculite launches new website

February 8, 2019

Herculite® Inc., designer and manufacturer of flexible composite textiles for performance applications based in Emigsville, Pa., has launched a new website that showcases the company’s breadth of capabilities in materials for solar protection, marine, healthcare, digital graphics media, military and tents and structures. The new website is located at www.herculite.com. “Our new website provides a …

Tent Expo 2019 delivers education and networking opportunities

February 6, 2019

More than 500 tent professionals gathered in Orlando, Fla., in January at Tent Expo 2019 for valuable education and networking opportunities under dozens of structures featuring the latest tent technology. Attendees had the opportunity to meet with more than 65 exhibitors, including innovative tent manufacturers, equipment suppliers offering hands-on education, as well as vendors for …

New IFAI member benefits

January 21, 2019

IFAI has created new member benefits over the past year. For more information about each benefit, visit https://www.ifai.com/membership/member-benefits/.   Marine Fabricators Business Insurance The Marine Fabricators Business Insurance program is tailored to MFA division members and their unique risks and exposures. The best in practice program offers these insurance lines with competitive pricing: * Property—property contents …

Losberger De Boer becomes a centenary company

One hundred years ago, Friedrich Losberger and Klaas de Boer laid the foundation for the company that would become a worldwide supplier of temporary and semi-permanent space solutions: Losberger De Boer. In 2019, the company celebrates its hundredth birthday. Both entrepeneurs could never suspect that the tents they built by hand in Heilbronn (Germany) and …

CORT Events shares top event decor design trends for 2019

January 16, 2019

Event and design trends for 2019 include personalization, textured accents, mixed metals and wireless technology, according to the experts at CORT Events, the Chantilly, Va.-based provider of event rental furniture, lighting and accessories. Color and pattern trends include blue hues in seating, complemented by warm brown tones and vibrant metallics, as well as nature inspired …

New York Tent enters Connecticut market and expands sales team

January 7, 2019

New York Tent, Bohemia, N.Y., is expanding into the Connecticut market with a new office in Norwalk, Conn. The office serves Connecticut and northern New Jersey as well as Westchester County and the Hudson Valley of New York. “The New York Tent family is proud to have a new presence in this new market as …

CE Rental acquires EventHaus of Charleston, S.C.

January 2, 2019

CE Rental Inc., headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., announced in late December the recapitalization of EventHaus in Charleston, S.C. Serving the Charleston, Savannah and Hilton Head areas, EventHaus boasts a team with more than 60 years of collective event industry experience. EventHaus is known for introducing innovative new rental products and offering an extensive inventory of …

TRD Steering Committee director Tom Markel dies

December 14, 2018

IFAI Outstanding Volunteer Award recipient Thomas “Tom” Markel passed away Dec. 12. Owner of Bravo Events Expos Displays of Buffalo, N.Y., Markel was honored with the volunteer award in 2014 for his contributions to the Tent Rental Division (TRD) code committee. As a TRD steering committee director and chair of the TRD code committee, Markel …

Vote in the 2019 InTents Reader’s Choice Awards!

December 13, 2018

Leave a comment about your favorite product or company and be entered to win a $150 Yeti gift card! What tent rental industry supplier always comes through when you need them? Which equipment or tool do you always want to have at an installation site? And what services do you depend on to run your …

Palmer Snyder/PS Furniture celebrate 100 years

December 12, 2018

Palmer Snyder/PS Furniture Inc., based in Conneautville, Pa., will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019 as an American manufacturer. The company’s factory is located in the same small town in western Pennsylvania where Snyder Chair Co. was founded in 1919, now with a much-expanded and modernized factory plus sales offices around the United States and …