Merger of Academy Awning and Zebra Awning announced

Academy Awning Inc., Los Angeles, Calif., and Zebra Awning, San Francisco, Calif., have merged. Michael Spear, owner of Zebra Awning, a San Francisco fixture since the mid-1980s, will continue in the role of Northern California representative for the corporation. Michael Richman and Jim Richman, owners of Academy, will serve in their same capacities for the [...]

By |2019-05-01T21:07:09-05:00May 1, 2019|

IFAI announces call for board and leadership positions

The Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is now seeking candidates for positions on its Board of Directors and Division Advisory Boards. The current 1st Vice Chairman Kathy Schaefer, IFM (Glawe Tent and Awning Co.) is Chairman-elect and will automatically assume the duties of the Chairman of the Board in October. [...]

By |2019-04-22T15:31:54-05:00April 22, 2019|

Case study: Expanding from one location to two

Expanding a party and event rental business from one location to two ideally results in higher revenue, a bigger market share and more opportunities for the business and its employees. But every so often, the unexpected happens. Consider Jill Redmon, president of Montana Party Rentals in Bozeman and Wyoming Party Rentals in Jackson Hole. Redmon, [...]

By |2016-07-13T11:53:13-05:00July 13, 2016|
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