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Herculite Launches New Tent Fabric with Antimicrobial Protection

Posted by Matt Brommer on Sep 3, 2020 6:23:16 AM

Herculite Products Inc.®, the leading innovator in High Performance and Custom Fabrics, and manufacturer of industry standard Architent® brand tent and structure fabrics is pleased to introduce new Architent® with Sure-Chek® Antimicrobial line of tent fabrics. Featuring a broad-spectrum antimicrobial that inhibits the growth of microorganisms on the surface of the fabric. This integrated antimicrobial provides long-lasting protection with a "slow release" of the specially formulated antimicrobial system to the fabric surface.

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Rental Companies: Here’s How to Pick the Right Event Tent Structure

Posted by Matt Brommer on Apr 28, 2020 3:24:00 PM

Trying to decide what kind of tents you need in your warehouse?

When shopping for event tent structures, you’ll quickly realize there are many options to choose from. It’s important that you choose carefully — not every tent is right for every event, and providing the wrong tent can hurt your reputation and your bottom line. 

To make sure you have everything your customers need, you’ll need to take a closer look at a few important factors. Here are four key things to consider as you shop for event tent structures:

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Temporary Enclosure Ideas for Every Event

Posted by Matt Brommer on Apr 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Whether you’re hosting a party that lasts one night or a pop-up that lasts all season, you can’t overlook the importance of your temporary structure. 

A high-quality structure can contribute to a great atmosphere and lead to a successful event. A poorly constructed structure can tarnish your reputation or brand image — or worse, lead to your guests getting rained on.

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Why Architent Showtime® is Such a Popular Carnival and Amusement Tent Structure Fabric

Posted by Matt Brommer on Apr 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM

For more than 30 years, Herculite’s popular Showtime® tent fabric brands have set the standard for theme parks and big event applications. 

Showtime fabrics pair advanced engineering with bold color options to create the ideal performance fabric for semi-permanent and rental tents. It’s no surprise that award-winning companies like Tentnology turn to Herculite for their outdoor performance fabric needs.

But what really makes Architent Showtime performance textiles the most desirable choice for theme parks, carnivals, rental companies, and other big-tent event enthusiasts?

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Ask Shops This Before Paying for an Outdoor Event Tent Rental

Posted by Matt Brommer on Apr 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Planning an outdoor event can be extremely complicated. And with big challenges like inclement weather and event attendance driving most of those decisions, it’s easy to overlook some smaller details, like the specifics of your tent rental.

But tents are actually one of the most important outdoor event considerations. A tent can truly make or break your event, and it's important to know the right questions to ask when selecting your tent.

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What Makes a Good Temporary Tent Structure?

Posted by Matt Brommer on Apr 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Tent manufacturers use various materials to produce their products, and those materials — especially tent fabric — can vary widely in quality.

When shopping for a temporary tent structure, it’s important to consider a few key factors which can have a huge impact on performance and cost of ownership.

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American Manufacturing: Why it Matters

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Sep 11, 2019 8:00:00 AM

As the world’s second-largest manufacturer, the United States has historically benefited from a robust manufacturing market, boasting plentiful manufacturing jobs and competitive power in the global economy.

However, high tariffs and expensive labor pose significant challenges, and this August, U.S. manufacturing shrank for the first time in about ten years, sparking concerns about the sector’s future. Are there still benefits to domestic manufacturing?

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Military Fabrics: Uses and Applications

Posted by Chad Twombly on May 20, 2019 12:13:00 PM

When you think of fabrics, you probably don’t think of the military. But, the military uses specialty fabrics for a variety of uses. In fact, the military uses specialty fabrics for more than just things like uniforms and tent fabric.

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Herculite Named ‘Best Tent Fabric Supplier’ By Readers of InTents Magazine

Posted by Matt Brommer on Apr 15, 2019 2:01:29 PM

Herculite, Inc., a leading provider of flexible composite textiles, has been selected by the readers of InTents magazine as the industry’s “best tent fabric supplier.

InTents magazine, the official publication of the Tent Rental Division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), conducts its Reader’s Choice Award annually, asking its readers to vote for the best of the best in 15 categories, ranging from Best Tent Manufacturer to Best Rental Software.

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3 Must-Haves for Permanent Tent Structures

Posted by Whitney L. Wagner on Nov 21, 2018 3:33:24 PM

When developing an additional structure for your facility for shelter and/or shade purposes, it’s important to weigh all available options and choose the one that makes the most sense for your location, purpose, and budget. Metal and wood structures are common, and it’s likely you have already researched them; however, it’s important to note that permanent tent structures are also a viable option.

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