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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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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Milliken pivots textile manufacturing to produce advanced medical PPE

April 2nd, 2020

Global textile manufacturer Milliken & Company is leveraging its materials science expertise to manufacture much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for the health care industry amid the current COVID-19 global pandemic, focusing on engineering textiles into medical-grade fabrics using antimicrobial and fabric barrier coatings. Milliken’s new advanced medical fabrics and barriers are currently available, and […]

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Seaman Corporation recognized for favorable work culture

March 23rd, 2020

Established in 1949, Seaman Corporation is a world leader in the production of innovative, high-performance coated fabrics. Headquartered in Wooster, Ohio, with additional manufacturing in Bristol, Tenn., Seaman was recently named one of the top companies to work for in Ohio by Comparably. Comparably is a platform that provides culture and compensation data for public […]

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IFAI president responds to Coronavirus, adjusts upcoming events

March 17th, 2020

As concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) grows, I want all IFAI members to know we are closely monitoring developments and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We will follow their recommendations to keep our employees, their families and our members healthy and safe. With this in […]

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Chic Event Rentals welcomes Mike Haupt to its team

March 12th, 2020

Mike Haupt Chic Event Rentals, Monterey, Calif., has hired Mike Haupt to head its Tent and New Business Development departments. With more than 25 years of industry experience, Haupt was previously employed at Celebrations Party Rentals, Roseville, Calif. He was integral in landing clients such as Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party, SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association), […]

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Ace Vinyl Products is open for business

March 10th, 2020

Ace Vinyl Products, Ronkonkoma, N.Y., was recently established as a sister company of Ace Canvas & Tent, which has been in business since 1954. The company manufactures products including protective covers, awnings, shade sails, custom enclosures, carnival accessories, tarps and crash pads. Its engineering department includes multiple trained professionals who specialize in these products and […]

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Milliken & Company: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 14th Year

February 25th, 2020

A capstone recognition for the diversified global manufacturer, Milliken & Company now celebrates its 14th year among the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Selected by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, the esteemed designation honors companies with purpose-driven strategies that strive to create positive change throughout […]

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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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Yell named CEO of Rental Hosting

February 7th, 2020

Rental Hosting CEO Caleb Yell Software veteran Caleb Yell has been named CEO of Rental Hosting LLC, Fort Worth, Texas. Rental Hosting is a web design and hosting company that is integrated with Point of Rental management software for party and equipment rental companies. The company hosts more than 700 websites. Former CEO Andre Farci […]

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