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Catherine Knoll

Catherine Knoll

Recent Posts by Catherine Knoll:

What Rapid Response Fabric Structures Really Means


You often hear the term "rapid deployment" or "rapid response" in the world of temporary structures or fabric structures. This term applies to a wide variety of temporary structures and it's important to know what you need, especially when a decision is needing to be made FAST. Because there are a variety of structures that fall under the temporary structure umbrella, it is important to know what's available for a quick turnaround. 

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure

Fabric Structure Solutions: An Environmental Enclosure News Feature

Mahaffey Fabric Structures was recently in the news for a new structure erected in Belleville, IL. Ameren, a corporate energy company, is using the structure to cover the area while contaminated soil is removed from the ground. 

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure Environmental Containment

Benefits of the MTS Temporary Structure


What exactly is the MTS™?

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure Temporary Warehouses and Storage Manufacturing

Temporary Structures to Withstand the Harsh Weather

With the fall season approaching, it is time to start considering seasonal tent structures. Whether you need a climate controlled structure to keep your employees warm, or a structure that can shed snow, Mahaffey Fabric Structureshas the solution. All three of our structure designs can withstand severe weather conditions and will keep your project on track from one season into the next.

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure Temporary Warehouses and Storage

How to Choose the Right Fabric Structure for your Next Project


INTRODUCTION:

Fabric buildings and temporary structures can be used for a variety of projects. Lunch tents, temporary warehousing, construction site covers, or airplane hangers are just a couple of examples of how these clear span fabric structures are used. The uses of structures are endless and can often be designed to suite many unique projects. 

Once a decision has been made that a project is in need of a temporary structure, the next question is what type of structure is best for the project. There are many factors to consider when choosing the size and type of temporary fabric building. From geographical location to number of square feet needed, there are a few determining factors in choosing the best structure for you next project. 

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure Temporary Warehouses and Storage Construction and Maintenance Covers Manufacturing

How to Avoid Costly Weather Delays During Construction- Construction Tents 101

Seasonal rains, winter weather, and excessive summer heat delay critical construction projects, especially concrete pours. In many cases this can cause a huge delay in finishing critical projects on time. Resulting in lost time and money. From construction site covers to lunch tents, temporary construction tents are the go-to choice for ensuring your projects don't get delayed. 

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure Temporary Warehouses and Storage Construction and Maintenance Covers

The "King" of Tent Structures- Festival Season 2015

 

No one can help kick off a party quite like Mahaffey Fabric Structures can.

This year, as the sole tent provider for a one-of-a-kind, 2015 Music Festival, Mahaffey assisted in making this event a memorable one. This festival included some of the world's most popular entertainers with over 75 bands performing during this three-day long event. 

Mahaffey Fabric Structures partnered with the festival planner to provide a VIP tent that became the ultra cool place to be.  This two leveled clear span tent had the best view in the house and included hot tubs as well as an elevator. 

This double decker tent system is modular by design and can be installed in a variety of configurations, shapes, and sizes. The footprint of the upper level could mirror the lower level or a smaller structure can be constructed on the upper level in order to create an outdoor lounge or balcony area. In addition, modules can be eliminated on the ground floor to create open galleries areas.

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure Entertainment and Events

Why Clearspan Fabric Buildings are the Best Choice for Industrial Projects

Clearspan fabric structures (also called fabric buildings) offer shelter on-demand for a multitude of industrial projects.  Complex building sites often require temporary warehouses, lunch tents or shelter for on-site assembly of critical components. Often companies need quick turnaround, which is essential to productivity with many industrial projects. 

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure Temporary Warehouses and Storage Manufacturing