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 (亿博体育app) 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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Covering the environment

February 20th, 2017

Eco-concerns increase in truck and tarp industry These days, nearly every business is burdened with some kind of environmental challenge. These challenges include cutting landfill deposits, disposing toxic-laden wastes in a proper manner and educating employees on workplace recycling. Nearly every company has pressures from regulators and customers to change their products and processes to […]

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Getting the word out about fabric graphics

August 1st, 2016

Fabric graphics have become a marketing and branding essential. As they go outside to play, the medium is definitely part of the message. Fabric graphics are a perfect vehicle for our branding-obsessed culture, providing the ability to transmit messages in fun, colorful, impactful and attention-getting ways. Fabrics and fabric graphics are at home everywhere indoors, […]

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Revealing the romance of sailcloth tents

July 13th, 2016

Trendspotting online shows tent renters and manufacturers what brides are looking for. If you want to know what鈥檚 trending in fashionable apparel, look to Paris, France. If you want to know what鈥檚 trending in automotive design, look to Torino, Italy. If you want to know what鈥檚 trending in cuisine, look on either coast of the […]

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Start to finish

February 15th, 2016

Fabric structure companies with metal shops make material decisions based on multiple factors. Site conditions, local building codes, aspects of design and customer preferences dictate the type of metal used with fabric structures, says Gerald Thompson, CEO of Awnings of Hollywood. His company works with high-strength steel pipe and tubing, aluminum pipe and tubing, and […]

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Demand + supply = prevail

October 1st, 2015

Robert Cole brings decades of experience and common sense to the time-honored but always evolving economic model of supply and demand. One of the great things this industry has to offer is the quality of its suppliers,鈥 says Robert Cole, 亿博体育app Honored Life Member (HLM) and owner of Goodwin-Cole, Sacramento, Calif. 鈥淭hey鈥檝e kept our industry […]

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Just right

September 2nd, 2015

With the right guidelines and strategies, calculating the correct square footage for a tented event can be more science than art. Accurately calculating the amount of space a tented event requires is a critical component of the service that tent and event professionals provide. A too-small structure will result in an overcrowded event, impeding flow […]

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Taking center stage

August 26th, 2015

Whether they are watching an orchestra performing under a soft-sided band shell or in a field with thousands of other fans screaming along with their favorite band, outdoor concert attendees probably aren鈥檛 noticing two of the biggest supporting players: staging and tenting. For rental companies, portable stages and large tensile structures represent opportunities for new […]

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Attachment issues

August 21st, 2015

Connecting a tent to a building poses a set of challenges for tent installers. Stability, weatherproofing, auxiliary HVAC systems and custom flooring all need to be accounted for. These projects almost always require customized solutions that take the unique environment of the building and the tent site into consideration. One of the biggest considerations is […]

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Work smarter

August 1st, 2015

Tools and strategies to help tent rental companies get maximum efficiency from their crews. 鈥淥ur philosophy is that installing tents is hard. How can we make it easier for the installer?鈥 posits Kenny Puff, armed with an answer. 鈥淓very tent installer should have his own toolkit with the basics so they鈥檙e not continually borrowing or […]

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