The Tent Rental Division (TRD) of IFAI releases Ballasting Study

Last week, the Tent Rental Division (TRD) of IFAI published the new Guidelines for Ballasting of Commercial Tents. The study was completed by Clemson University Department of Engineering, Clemson, South Carolina.  The study’s purpose is to create a set of functional guidelines to assist members of TRD in the proper execution of ballasted installations of rental tents.

The professional tent rental community has anxiously awaited the release of this study. By using this guide, a tent rental company can translate the tensioning requirements provided by the tent manufacture for a given tent into a real-time analysis for the …

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Farm Aid setup is almost complete

It has been a full week of setting up Tents, Stage, Stage Covers, Tables and Chairs for the Farm Aid 2012 – Hershey, PA.  Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp organized the first Farm Aid concert in 1985 to raise awareness about the loss of family farms and to raise funds to keep farm families on their land. Dave Matthews joined the Farm Aid Board of Directors in 2001. Farm Aid has raised more than $40 million to promote a strong and resilient family farm system of agriculture. Farm Aid is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep …

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