Anchor Industries launches VXN Clear Span at ATA Tent Expo 2024 

January 9th, 2024

Anchor Industries is excited to announce the launch of their latest product, the VXN. This innovative Clear Span solution is set to revolutionize the industry with its impressive features and benefits. The VXN is built with a 130mm x 70mm profile and offers a range of key features that set it apart from competitive products. […]

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Multigenerational workplaces: Challenges and opportunities

December 1st, 2023

In today’s workforce it’s difficult to bring in new, younger workers and make them feel engaged and productive. And with older workers delaying retirement, companies now must grapple with adapting to multigenerational workforces.  Steve Belliveau, sales manager at Anchor Industries Inc., which produces tents, frames and awnings, says the industry cannot survive without what he […]

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Project showcase: Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

June 1st, 2023

Loane Bros. Inc. was hired to temporarily expand Meyerhoff Symphony Hall with a climate-controlled space suitable for a fundraising dinner. All photos courtesy of Loane Bros. Inc. With a large hospital fundraiser coming up, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra wanted to temporarily expand its home at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Loane Bros. Inc. was tasked with the […]

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Pergostar Romano

August 1st, 2022

Anchor Industries’ Pergostar Romano is a flat retractable roof pergola made of powder coated aluminum, stainless steel hardware and heavy-duty vinyl canvas. This pergola has no visible screws or cables, and features a zero degree slope. The Romano is cost effective, requiring less aluminum than other Toscana by Anchor products by eliminating the gutter and […]

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Brad Gleason rejoins Anchor Industries

April 18th, 2022

Anchor Industries announced Brad Gleason has rejoined the Anchor team assisting with tent sales in the Caribbean and Canada. He’ll report to Houston Wedding. In 1978, Gleason and his wife Deb founded Caloosa Canvas Company in Sanibel, Florida. Since then, he owned and operated his own tent rental company and worked for two of our […]

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Inspired: Skyline Events

April 1st, 2022

Skyline Events staged this beautiful wedding in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., under an Aurora Sailcloth tent manufactured by Anchor Industries Inc. The floor was constructed with Bil-Jax 2100 and featured custom rounded corners, which were designed to mirror the profile of the rounded tents. Photo courtesy of Jay Hingeley.

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Solar canopies

April 1st, 2022

Anchor Industries has partnered with Pvilion to introduce solar power to the tent world utilizing a heavy-duty portable solar canopy and battery. The technology is designed to help provide clean energy, especially as an alternative to generators in remote locations. The solar canopy structures are lightweight, flexible, durable, energy efficient and easy to install.  Visit […]

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Tent professionals enjoy business and fun at Tent Conference 2020

January 27th, 2020

Event tent installation is all about teamwork, and the attendees at IFAI Tent Conference 2020 got to show off those skills last week in an “Amazing Race”-style competition that had them working together to solve puzzles, climb a rock tower and ride a mechanical bull among other fun challenges! A TRD Experience team completes a […]

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Reader’s Choice Awards 2019

April 1st, 2019

Awarding excellence and innovation in the event tent industry. 1. Best Tent Manufacturer: Anchor® Industries Inc. “Be it a corporate event, fundraiser or a high end wedding, The Alleen Company prides itself on putting forward the highest quality event, paying attention to the finest detail,” says Barbara Scull, president of The Alleen Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. “This […]

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Economy Tent International announces new COO

February 13th, 2019

Frame tent manufacturer Economy Tent International (ETI), Miami, Fla., has named David Leitner as chief operating officer. Leitner joined ETI in 2002 and has served as production assistant, production manager and operations manager. Prior to ETI, Leitner spent six years in the Marine Corp 2nd Marine Division–artillery at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He then went to […]

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