TopTec debuts new tent line and creative division

February 19th, 2020

TopTec Event Tents unveiled the company’s new line of OMNI tents and debuted its new creative tent division, Imagine, during The ARA Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. OMNI Serpentine from Top Tent Event Tents. “TopTec has always been a tent partner with the creative resources to design one-of-a-kind tents,” said […]

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How to patch tent fabric with a heat gun

June 1st, 2019

Follow these steps to make simple repairs to damaged tent tops. Bryan Bolt demonstrates the use of a flat-nozzle heat gun and patch in repairing tent fabric in an educational session at Tent Expo 2019 in January. The flat nozzle spreads the heat evenly between the damaged tent material and the patch material. The most […]

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Making it easy: Keder advances tent technology

October 1st, 2018

From speedy installs and airtight seals to creative, new applications, the benefits of keder remain key to industry progress. Hidden within aluminum extrusions, shaping both simple tents and extravagant clearspans, lies the years-old invention that continues to help advance the success and technology of the tent industry today: keder, a bead or core that attaches […]

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Basic training principles for new and long-time installers

August 1st, 2018

Training new installers—and long-time crew members—comes down to a focus on safety, product-specific knowledge and product care. Labor is a problem everywhere, with tent rental companies experiencing constant turnover and the need to train new installers. Desperate to fill out their crews, tent renters will often send new employees on the road for installations right […]

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Specialty tents open new markets

October 1st, 2017

Want to stand out from the crowd? Specialty tents can open up new opportunities. It makes sense for tent rental companies to build their inventory around traditional products, such as pole and frame tents. These tents are popular and versatile, making them reliable performers. Even so, it may be worthwhile to explore potential markets with […]

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TopTec names Bryan Bolt sales manager

September 18th, 2015

TopTec Event Tents, tent manufacturer in South Carolina, has named Bryan Bolt its new sales manager. Before joining TopTec, Bolt worked in outside sales for eight years in the fastener industry. Bolt joined TopTec in 2004 as the tent manufacturer’s service support specialist. He supported the field sales team, lead training seminars and resolved service […]

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