Ten ways to get killed or injured on the job

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Safety starts a long time before you show up on the job site. Safety begins before the job is even sold. There are steps along the way that can make a difference between you and having a long and satisfying career or you ending up injured, crippled for life, or dead. Before you get to the job site: 1) Bad Planning: a. Inadequate site survey: This happens when hazards go unrecognized or unreported. b. Not assigning enough... Time, Personnel, or Resources to do the job. Forcing crews to … [Read more...]

Introducing the Maximizer Earth Anchor

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  Maximizer Earth Anchor The Maximizer Earth Anchor is the revolutionary new ‘anchoring’ product developed specifically for the ‘holding’ requirements of tents and temporary or semi-permanent structures in the Rental Industry. This ‘game-changing’ product boast significant benefits over conventional staking methods… • Holding Power – Superior holding power to conventional stakes • Lightweight – The aluminum advantage: Shipping cost, on-site handling • Durability – Cast aluminum … [Read more...]

Rainier Power Wall

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Designed for the Maximizer Tent System The Rainier Power Wall also fits other frames and structures as well. This roll-up power wall has state-of-the-art technology and uses our wind resistant Side Retention System (SRS). It comes in 11 standard frame colors and can be operated via wireless remote or hand wound. Numerous fabric selections are available. Printed screens, as an option shown in this video, adds another benefit for your customers.     … [Read more...]

Pulling Tent Tops – The Easy Way

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Fifteen years ago, we introduced the first slide-in frame tents tops to the US market. Since then this labor-saving innovation has been copied by nearly every other frame tent manufacturer in the US, and more importantly, has saved countless labor hours for party tent installers. Despite the now widespread use of slide-in tent tops, we still encounter clients who struggle to take full advantage of this type of tent technology. The following article describes some common pitfalls and tips to … [Read more...]

Custom Banquet Facility

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After nearly 2 years of planning and permitting, a new banquet facility has been completed at the John F. Kennedy golf course in Napa, California. Rainier’s team, led by project designer Spencer Etzel and project manager Randy McCauley, completed the 40’ x 74’ fabric structure. The new facility was entirely custom built and designed. Tan Ferrari fabric with two sides in standard sidewall followed up with two sides of custom glass walls. The tent includes printed gable ends, two sets of … [Read more...]

Printed Tent Graphics

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Everyone loves to see their name in lights… So offer the opportunity to your customers. Adding graphics to your tent projects can set your company apart from your local competitors, and it doesn’t require a PhD to get it done. Corporate clients will likely have logo graphics already available, suitable for large format printing. You just need the right descriptive words to get the proper files for print production.  The best source for corporate logos and graphics are the clients advertising … [Read more...]

CONEXPO-CON/AGG Show 2014

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Rainier Industries helped provide a large branding presence for its customers at the recent CONEXPO-CON/AGG show in Las Vegas, NV.  Considered the largest construction industry convention and trade show in North America, an estimated 2,400 exhibitors were spread across three main indoor halls as well as six outdoor parking lots that in total covered an estimated 2.3 million net sq. ft.  An estimated crowd of 125,000, including contractors, dealers, distributors, service providers, engineers, … [Read more...]

Rainier Maximizer Tent System Now Has Ready-To-Ship Inventory in N.C.

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Rainier Industries announced the opening of a new North Carolina manufacturing facility at the MATRA 2013 annual conference. The new facility is located in Statesville, and at 220,000 square feet on a 32 acre campus, provides a central location for shipping tents to dealers on the East Coast. Brian Rowinski, Vice President of Customer Service at Rainier stated “the decision to open the new facility was driven by our desire to increase the satisfaction level and service to tent rental … [Read more...]

Purchasing Rental Tents Using Section 179

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2014 Tent Needs vs. Winter Cash Flow As the economy improves, many rental companies are anticipating new tent purchases for the 2014 season. The end of this year is a great time to look at making these purchases. Equipment financing and leasing qualifies as a purchase under the Section 179 tax code, and with changes to Section 179 possible in 2014, it might be financially advantageous for your business to purchase now rather than in the spring.  Payment plan programs available at this time … [Read more...]