Answers to your Supply Chain questions!

August 8, 2022

CONNECT by ATA will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Supply Chain Challenges event with Bill Rooney of Kuehne + Nagel Inc. on August 30! Get the answers to your supply chain questions from an expert at this live session on August 30 from 1-2pm EDT. Can't make it to the live session? Email […]

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CE Rentals rebrands to Curated Events

August 8, 2022

CE Rentals, Raleigh, N.C., has rebranded under a new name — Curated Events. Curated Events is a brand consolidation of CE Rentals’ six event rental companies located throughout the eastern United States; together, this consolidation will streamline operations and expand services. As of Aug. 1, 2022, the company will offer expanded event resources through its unification with […]

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Advanced Textiles Association debuts new logo

July 28, 2022

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA), recently launched their new logo. ATA became the official new name of the association formerly known as Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), on June 1 and have now released their new look. The goal was to find a name and acronym that was more inclusive of the textiles, fabrics, materials that […]

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Party Time Rentals is now Premiere Events

July 28, 2022

In an effort to offer a cohesive brand at all of its locations, Party Time Rentals, College Station, Texas, is now known as Premiere Events. The change occurred Wednesday, July 20, 2022. This change is a natural evolution and won’t affect any other aspect of the operation, according to Delores Crum, CERP, president and chief culture […]

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Jake Ritchie joins Herculite Products

July 26, 2022

Herculite Products Inc., an innovator and manufacturer of high performance and custom fabrics is pleased to announce that Jake Ritchie has been hired as Midwest Regional Manager for the Direct Sales team. Jake Ritchie joins the Herculite sales team with over four years of B2B sales support. Jake received a degree in Business Management from […]

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Ideal Rent-All acquires Pacific Party Canopies

July 19, 2022

Ideal Rent-All, Mount Vernon, Wash., a general equipment rental company located north of Seattle, has acquired Pacific Party Canopies, Burlington, Wash. The acquisition was effective July 13 and will carry forward the legacy of clean, high-quality event rental equipment established by Greg Greenfield. The acquisition gives Ideal Rental-All the ability to broaden its portfolio of services […]

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Peer Executive Groups names 2022 Event & Tent Top Gun winners

July 18, 2022

Peer Executive Groups (PEG) has named the winners of its 2022 Top Gun Awards. The awards recognize rental store operators who receive the PEG Pinnacle Award for Financial Excellence. The accolades are given to the top 25 percent of rental stores, based on financials submitted by rental operators, and verified by Peer Executive Groups. This is […]

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Shelter Structures America expands to the Midwest

June 29, 2022

Shelter Structures America, a provider of temporary clearspan tent structures and distributor of event furniture to the special event rental industry announced today the purchase of a new 15,000-square-foot distribution center in Chicago, Illinois. The new facility will offer clients access to premier products while reducing transportation costs and product delivery time to the Midwest […]

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Advantage Tent Fittings launches new website

June 28, 2022

Advantage Tent Fittings launched a new website with ecommerce capabilities at www.advantagetent.com. The new site, which is tailored towards tent and event rental professionals, features product specifications, availability, current pricing and the ability to obtain shipping costs when items are added to the cart. Advantage Tent Fittings is a manufacturer of commercial and military tent […]

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OSHA administers $11.7 million in training grants

June 22, 2022

The U.S. Department of Labor will provide a funding opportunity for $11.7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to support the delivery of training and education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards. Administered by the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the grants will target disadvantaged, underserved, low-income, and other hard-to-reach, […]

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Event rental industry legend Bick Jones retires

June 21, 2022

After 36 years of serving the event rental industry, Bick Jones, whose latest adventure in the event rental arena was serving as general manager of CommuniLux in Dallas, Texas, a subsidiary of InProduction, Chicago, Ill., decided to retire May 6, 2022. “I have tried to retire three times, but none of them lasted. I love the […]

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Textile groups urge U.S. to maintain penalty tariffs on China

June 16, 2022

The Biden administration should maintain Section 301 penalty tariffs on finished textiles and apparel from China or risk reversing once-in-a-lifetime nearshoring trends and undermining critical investments and jobs in the U.S. and Western Hemisphere, three key American textile manufacturing groups said today. In a formal submission to the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) office, which is […]

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REIC acquires Cahill Services

June 6, 2022

Rental Equipment Investment Corp. (REIC), Miami, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, has acquired Cahill Services, Livonia, Mich. Cahill represents REIC’s second add-on acquisition under Kinderhook’s ownership and the company’s 14th since inception. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Cahill is a provider of specialty rental solutions for high-demand, critical applications across infrastructure, construction and industrial […]

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In memoriam: Frederick “Fred” Dupy

May 24, 2022

Frederick “Fred” Dupy, 69, of Round Rock, Texas, died May 15, 2022, in Austin, Texas, after a courageous, but brief battle with cancer. Dupy was the president of American Party Rental in Austin, Texas. All who knew him share the same sentiment: He had a huge heart and never let an obstacle get in the […]

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Sunbelt Rentals expands offerings

May 19, 2022

Sunbelt Rentals, Fort Mill, S.C., now is offering temporary containment walls that can be used for health care facilities, airports, data centers and office spaces. These reusable, modular walls can be placed in occupied areas during construction and remodeling to keep staff and visitors safe, the company said. The walls are a sustainable, environmentally friendly solution that […]

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