Rainier Industries Acquires The SEC Group to Expand Product and Service Offerings in the Event Marketplace


Combining The SEC Group’s technical & engineering expertise with Rainier’s state of the art manufacturing capabilities provides customers with more options and faster service.


SEATTLE, WA – October 23, 2012

To satisfy increasing demand for their tent products in the event rental business, Rainier Industries has completed the acquisition of The SEC Group in Wilsonville, Oregon.

“This is a great marriage of two of the tent industry’s leading players,” commented Rainier president, Scott Campbell. “Spencer and I have worked together for decades, so combining our strengths made perfect sense.”

“Rainier’s wide range of manufacturing capabilities allows us to greatly expand our products and services. The best tent product in the industry just got better!” said Spencer Etzel, Owner of The SEC Group.

SEC-Tent-CoverRainier will continue to manufacture product in Seattle, while The SEC Group remains in their Wilsonville, Oregon facility.

“We are really excited to add Spencer to our team,” states Campbell. “His technical knowledge is unparalleled in the tent industry.”

Rainier plans to begin shipping The SEC Group products from Seattle immediately.

Founded in 1896, Rainier Industries began providing tents and supplies to prospectors in the Alaskan Gold Rush. Today, it has evolved into a diverse manufacturer of a variety of products including yurts, tents, awning and screen systems, and industrial fabric products, as well as sports, retail, and tradeshow graphics to regional, national, and Fortune 500 companies.

The SEC Group has been designing, manufacturing, and managing superior product lines for the tenting industry for more than three decades. Focusing on tent systems, tent liners, tools, and accessories that set the standard for innovation, ease of use, and quality, The SEC Group has become the provider of choice for all tent renters and users that aim to maximize the value of their tenting investment.

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