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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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Tips For Starting a Tent Rental Business for Big Events

Posted by Whitney L. Wagner on Nov 21, 2018 3:27:49 PM

Starting your business can be a dream come true, but at the same time it can be a daunting task. Where do you start? How do you start? How do you lay a solid foundation for long-term success?

It’s important that you conduct solid research before you open for business, and many resources are available.

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How to Attract Customers Seeking a Large Wedding Tent

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Mar 12, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Large-size wedding tents are a centerpiece feature at some of life’s biggest events.

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Simplifing Party Tent Maintenance

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Mar 7, 2018 8:27:57 PM

Party tents are big, bulky, and at times can be hard to maintain. Setting up, breaking down, packing away, and trucking around party tents from event to event can take a toll on these large structures. So, how can you take care of your investments and keep them looking great, while making it easier on your hard working team?

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3 Ways Herculite Tent Fabrics Make Party Tent Cleaning Easier

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Feb 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Rental tents are exposed to everything from dust and dirt to grease and paint stains on a consistent basis. The most successful tent rental companies provide clients with high-quality tents that always look great, but in order to keep your stock looking great you’ll need to maintain a regular cleaning schedule, washing the tent fabric after each use. Unfortunately, many low-quality tent materials can’t withstand constant cleaning.

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Understanding the Different Types of Wedding Tents

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Jun 22, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Have you been tasked with planning an outdoor wedding? Nuptials in a natural setting have the potential to be beautiful, highly personalized affairs for a couple and their guests; the lack of a traditional indoor venue means you have the freedom to design a completely unique party experience from location to layout, and lighting scheme to libations. Whether it’s on a beach or in a backyard, a wedding tent can transform a raw outdoor landscape into a functional space; a one-time-only custom venue in which family and friends can comfortably celebrate the union of two loved ones on their special day (or night).

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Four Types of Tents for Weddings Every Event Rental Company Should Offer

Posted by Jeff Sparks on Jun 13, 2017 12:00:00 AM

It’s wedding season and the planning, waiting, and nail biting are in full swing! When it comes to a summer wedding, an outdoor event is a common choice for couples. An outdoor wedding requires lots of planning, but first and foremost you have to choose the a tent that’s right for your event.

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