Arena Group acquires Karl’s Event Services

June 1, 2013  |  Industry News, Markets, Tents

Arena Group acquires Karl’s Event Services Karl’s Event Services, Oak Creek, Wis., has been acquired by the Arena Group, a global provider of temporary structures, seating, design and overlay services for live events. Arena operates from multiple locations in the U.K., Dubai, Singapore, …
Small tents make a big impact

May 1, 2013  |  Features, Industry News, Markets, Tents

Scaling down on size can offer more options—and better economy—to customers in the tent market. By Barb Ernster Small frame tents and canopies that have dominated the tent rental business for years are getting a makeover. Innovative designs that improve on style and setup, yet offer stab…
Extra wide, less waste with Ennis 1974

May 1, 2013  |  Awnings & Canopies, Fabric Structures, Products, Tents

Ennis 1974, a PVC-coated polyester with acrylic finish, is designed to withstand extreme environments for commercial awnings, tents, canopies, tension and inflatable structures. In addition to thermal insulation, superior chemical aging resistance, fire resistance, UV and gamma radiation stability, …
Excellent dirt resistance with STAM 6002

May 1, 2013  |  Awnings & Canopies, Fabric Structures, Products, Tents

STAM 6002, made by Serge Ferrari and available from Keyston Bros., offers a textured surface with an acrylic-looking topcoat. It is flexible for easy handling and installation and for creating textile structures. The PVDF matte surface coating ensures excellent dirt resistance and maintenance and of…
Lark International vinyl fabrics

May 1, 2013  |  Fabric Structures, Products, Tents

Vinyl fabrics with more plasticizers from Lark International offer flexibility and less permanent creasing at a competitive price. Well suited for tents, sidewalls, inflatables and banners. SOURCE Lark International Inc.
Eventstar delivers sophisticated structure for celebrity event

May 1, 2013  |  Projects, Tents

[Eventstar Structures Corp] Miami, Fla., U.S.A Eventstar Structures was commissioned by a world-renowned event firm to design a modern temporary structure for a celebrity dinner with 400 VIP guests. This 68-by-138 square-foot structure made with Ferrari S.A. vinyl featured a multilevel glass fa&cced…
Röder HTS Höcker pushes the limits for AUDI

May 1, 2013  |  Markets, Projects, Tents

[Röder HTS Höcker GmbH] Kefenrod, Germany Röder HTS Höcker pushed the limits with this modern temporary structure used by AUDI during a European DTM Car Races tour. The project required ground-breaking concepts in building design to meet client requirements, including a three-day…
Baytex big top artistry

May 1, 2013  |  Graphics, Projects, Tents

[Baytex Manufacturing Co. Ltd.] Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand Extra high peaks and striking graphics make this 40-meter circus big top an impressive center stage for performers and thrill-seekers. Designed to complement a 24-meter foyer tent, Baytex Manufacturing made the circus tent from Ferrari Big T…
Structure for shade and for show

May 1, 2013  |  Features, Projects, Tents

For the Envision Festival 2012 in Costa Rica, festival organizers wanted a free-standing structure that would serve both as a functional space and as a vivid showpiece for visitors. It would provide partial shade for morning yoga classes and mid-day workshops, and should also make a striking visual …
Fast-track shade structures shelter racing fans

May 1, 2013  |  Projects, Tents

The Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, a Formula 1 racing venue for high-end racing events and demanding fans, hosted its inaugural GRAND-AM of The Americas in March 2013. Track management proposed luxury accommodations for customers and initially planned residential-grade shading for …