SergeFerrari Group acquires Verseidag-Indutex

July 29th, 2020

SergeFerrari Group announced the acquisition of Verseidag-Indutex, a world leader in PTFE glass materials, from Jagenberg AG, in a press release on July 29. SergeFerrari designs, manufactures and distributes innovative flexible composite materials. The acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, will strengthen the company’s position as a global leader in tensile architecture and modular structures and […]

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Awning Works offers portable shade and isolation solutions for COVID-19 protection

July 24th, 2020

Awning Works Inc., Clearwater, Fla., has been actively supporting the local community by meeting the demand for health and safety protection products. In addition to the company’s MedTent and Clear Isolation Panels (ISO), Awning Works has outfitted its MedTent with commercial white tent vinyl fabric to provide a portable, sturdy, quick setup InTent Shade Tent. […]

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Tent Rental Division of Industrial Fabrics Association International Shows Appreciation to Frontline Medical Workers by Promoting Nationwide “CARES” Day

July 16th, 2020

The Tent Rental Division (TRD) of Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is showing support for frontline medical workers that are serving during the COVID-19 pandemic by promoting the tent rental industry's nationwide "CARES" day. "CARES" day, happening Aug. 29, 2020, was created by the USTSA (United States Tent and Structure Alliance). USTSA is a group […]

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In memoriam: Davis Richardson

July 13th, 2020

Davis Michael Richardson of Boyds, Md., passed away on July 8 after a brief but valiant fight with melanoma. Davis was the founder and owner of Sugarplum Tent Company, a leading special events company in the Washington, D.C., metro area since 1990. Davis established Sugarplum Tent Company with his wife, Barbi. The company quickly earned […]

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Tent rental industry CARES Day

June 25th, 2020

The USTSA (United States Tent and Structure Alliance) is a group of tent and clearspan fabric structure manufacturers that have aligned to help promote the safe use of tents and other temporary structures for a wide variety of uses. The group was formed in March of 2020 in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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Tent Expo 2021 postponed to January 2022

June 22nd, 2020

Tent Expo 2021 has been postponed to January 2022. Tent Rental Division (TRD) chairman Michael Tharpe released the following statement: The COVID-19 pandemic has hit our members hard and changed the way in which we do business in today's environment. As your association, TRD has felt your pain and has listened to your issues and concerns […]

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Party Reflections moves two locations to larger facilities

May 11th, 2020

Party Reflections Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is forging ahead and planning for growth on the other side of the pandemic with two location moves to larger facilities. The company’s 2020 plans for expansion in both Charlotte and the Triad region of North Carolina included the acquisition of larger and improved buildings for those locations. […]

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Eureka! offers guide to help rental companies get back to business

May 2nd, 2020

As the demand for COVID-19 emergency testing sites and drive-thrus winds down, tent rental companies are exploring how they might recover lost revenue during the “bridge period” as the economy slowly reopens. Tent manufacturer Eureka! Tents, Binghamton, N.Y., has created a guide that rental companies can use to promote their services.   “A Practical Guide […]

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Recommendation for cleaning COVID-19 related tents

April 23rd, 2020

Brought to you by the Tent Rental Division The COVID-19 pandemic has created concerns with how to successfully disinfect and sterilize tent fabrics, framework, fittings, webs, ratchets, poles and anchoring devices including ballasts—basically any item or piece of equipment that may be on the job site. The Tent Rental Division (TRD) of Industrial Fabrics Association International […]

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Seaman Corp. names Jeff Swartz chief executive officer

April 21st, 2020

Jeff Swartz Seaman Corporation, a family-owned business headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, has announced that its board of directors has selected Jeff Swartz as its new chief executive officer. Swartz will replace John Crum, who is retiring after 18 years at Seaman, including the last five as CEO. Swartz is a veteran of the building products […]

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