Case Study: An Oversized Screen

Some people will tell you they work best under pressure – at Rainier, we do some of our best work when our clients’ requests challenge our capabilities. Our most recent challenge was this over-sized screen for a residence in Tacoma. … Continued

Rainier Produces Ken Griffey Jr Hall of Fame Banner

Rainier was honored to be a part of Ken Griffey Jr’s induction to the Mariners Hall of Fame by producing and installing the big banner that hung in center field during the ceremony. What a beautiful evening for the Mariner … Continued

A Wall Tent Wedding

A Rainier Wall Tent is the focus of this beautiful wedding inspiration photo shoot recently featured in Seattle Met. The photo shoot features local Northwest vendors – it’s the perfect source of inspiration for those who’ve dreamed of a rustic, … Continued

Our Tent and Camping Catalog from 1969

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 1969 is well known as the year of the first moon landing. This isn’t as commonly known, but it’s also the year Seattle Tent & Awning (acquired by Puget Sound Tent & Awning in 1985) published this tent and … Continued

Rainier Installs Macy’s Holiday Star

We’ve been doing this quietly for years… Thanks to King 5 News for giving a behind the scenes look at the process. Here’s the link to the video: http://www.king5.com/news/cities/seattle/Crews-get-Macys-star-ready-for-big-night-179026901.html

Rainier’s Medal-Worthy London Olympic Stadium Wrap

We’re happy to say that there’s an article today up on My Print Resource about the London Olympic Stadium Wrap project. Our thanks to author Jeffrey Steele for writing a great story about the process – “On a Friday in … Continued

Rainier Production Floor Highlight: Air Platforms

Every day, new projects are finished on the Rainier production floor. We love the weird and unusual ones – the ones made with strange materials, or that require innovative work-arounds from our fabric, metal, & wood shops. And some projects … Continued

Signweb: Rainier Industries’ Product Diversity Key to Success

In an interview with signweb.com, posted 8-13-2012, Casey Brookbush (Account Executive at Rainier) discusses how Rainier has adapted to maintain its success: What applications for digital printing are currently trending as the most popular? Anything new and unusual! Any mom-and-pop … Continued

New Durst Rhotex 320 Printer

Fabric printing is bolder and easier than ever with Rainier’s new Durst Rhotex 320 Printer. Our retail display sector is the fastest growing division here at Rainier, and we need our printers to be able to keep up! In spring … Continued

Olympic Stadium Wrap: Collaboration, Part III

We’ve come to the end of our Olympic Stadium Wrap story here at the Rainier blog. There’s more to say, and more fun stuff to come in the weeks ahead (videos!). But for now we’re going to “wrap” up the … Continued

A Cut Above the Rest

Rainier’s Zünd high performance cutter G3 3XL-3200 is fast and flexible. We added a Zünd G3 3XL-3200 to our shop floor in April. With a cut width of 10.5 feet, the Zünd is our biggest and most efficient automated cutter. … Continued

KOMO News Features Rainier and the Wrap

KOMO TV news reporter Kelly Koopmans came by the shop today and filed this report. A big thanks to everyone on Team Rainier that made this job happen!

Olympic Stadium Wrap: Innovation, Part IV

As the Olympics near their close, we’re coming to the end of the story about Rainier’s involvement in wrapping the Olympic Stadium. Today, we have behind-the-scenes exclusive pictures of the Olympic Stadium Wrap installation. For this phase of the project, … Continued

Olympic Stadium Wrap: Innovation, Part III

Producing the fabric with The Cooley Group Perhaps the most challenging part of making the Olympic Stadium Wrap was getting the fabric right. To pass the British Standards for fire testing, the fabric was made using a chemical composition similar … Continued

Olympic Stadium Wrap: Innovation, Part II

How the Olympic Wrap panels were made in 9 steps Keep in mind that this was an unusual project, with unusual requirements – and a heretofore untested, unproven fabric. This is the process of Rainier making the Olympic Stadium panels, … Continued

Olympic Stadium Wrap: Sustainability

The Olympic Stadium wrap is “pvc-free.” The processes used to make it are “eco-friendly.” The London Organizing Committee of Olympic Games is committed to hosting “sustainable games.” What does all of this mean? For the Olympic committee, it means holding … Continued

Olympic Stadium Wrap: Collaboration, Part II

Dow is an international leader in Elastomers. Rainier is an international manufacturer of innovative fabric and display products. The Cooley Group is an industry leader of engineered fabrics, focused on using sustainable chemistry. All three companies provide solutions. And it’s … Continued

Olympic Stadium Wrap: Innovation, Part I

Olympic Stadium shortlisted for prestigious architecture prize! We’ll get back to our story about how it all came together at Rainier tomorrow – today we want to say congratulations to the architects behind the Olympic Stadium, Populous! The Olympic Stadium … Continued

Olympic Stadium Wrap: Collaboration, Part I

photo credit: thestarphoenix.com The Olympic stadium looks stunning, doesn’t it? Members of the Rainier team had the Opening Ceremonies streaming (on silent!) as we worked Friday afternoon – we’re keeping an eye on our wrap as we move forward on … Continued

London 2012 Olympics

About Rainier Rainier is a state-of-the-art international manufacturer of innovative sports graphics solutions and retail display solutions, based in Seattle, Washington. The company’s work is visible in over a hundred professional and collegiate sports facilities, as well as major retail … Continued