Fog collector helps neighborhoods without city water access

August 1st, 2023

The fog collector/greenhouse is 6.5 meters tall (21.3 feet), and it takes up 25 square meters (269 square feet). Photos: Alsar-Atelier Condensing fog on fabric in arid and/or high-elevation locations is not a new concept, though a small-scale fog collector is not an everyday sight in people’s backyards. In Colombia, not everyone has in-home access […]

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Webinar: How to hit the profit zone

May 19th, 2016

As an IFAI member-exclusive benefit, the Tarp Association will host a breakeven analysis webinar on Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. CDT. Knowing when you are above the breakeven point is essential to keep the boat afloat. Join business coach, author and CEO Ralph White on for a webinar that will help you […]

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Aero Industries opens new facility

February 22nd, 2016

Aero Industries Inc., a manufacturer of tarp systems and trailer accessories, has opened a new facility in Kent, Ohio. The Kent site, replacing the original Streetsboro, Ohio, location, will be a more accessible location for customers and will provide a state-of-the-art facility for the installation and servicing of Aero products. Aero Industries holds 67 patents […]

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Keeping on top of trucking

April 1st, 2015

Tarp manufacturers stay up to date with the needs of the transportation industry. By Janice Kleinschmidt Some folks see a semitrailer and think of it as nothing more than an object to pass before the next exit. Tyler Birden sees an object of curiosity. “We are always climbing up on trucks and trailers to see […]

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Tarp quick fix

March 1st, 2008

Problem: Truckers want to repair damaged tarps or other polyvinyl chloride (PVC) coated or laminated products on the road without resorting to gluing on a patch (a sloppy operation) or heat-sealing the cut (hard to do on the fly). Solution: The new Super Kwik Patch allows users to simply peel and press adhesive material over […]

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