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October 25, 2016

Get Noticed With Quality Printing For Your Brand

Dye Sublimation - a bit of a mouthful right, well, it's actually quite simple. It's the method of using heat to transfer dye to fabric - it's quick, effective and smudge-resistant. The inks used are designed to imprint on fabric and other types of material. The print colours and additives are: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Overcoating. The clear Overcoating is a thin, protective layer that protects printing from discolouration from exposure to UV light and air and makes the print completely water resistant.

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October 18, 2016

The Value Of Time

We know you have enough to worry about when planning your event but much like the weather, sky-high costs and last minute surprises can really rain on your parade.

Our products benefit you and your business by offering one unique ingredient: the gift of time. Because we’re constantly working hard to make our structures affordable and our pricing transparent, it means that in the long run, you are given the gift of time because you invested in a quality product - no need to replace in a couple of years, no need to repair or replace any parts.

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October 09, 2016

4 Ways We Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

The truth is, when presented with a new brief, a new client or a new event challenge (aren’t they all challenging?) you find yourself at a cross road. At this point, the question is always: A) do we take the road where things have always been done the same way, or B) opt for the lesser explored road and create something unique and satisfying - for both you and your client.

In the ever-expanding event industry, you know all about what beating out the competition means and how important it is to do a better job than you did yesterday. Part of the secret to success is what you have on offer: friendly, helpful staff - tick; the best service - tick. But how about your selection of products to tantalize your customers?

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August 10, 2016

Repurposed Shipping Containers, Plus Stretch Marquees, Equal Fast And Easy Fun

Recycled, up-cycled or re-purposed shipping containers have been popping up all over the world as homes, offices, mini stores, and more—and for good reason. Their durability, flexibility, ready-to-use construction, modern looks and industrial feel make them easy to set up, pleasing to the eye, and relatively inexpensive, when compared to other traditional building methods.

Shipping container conversion Contained by http://futurecities.com.au/ - Shipping container conversion

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May 15, 2016

Inflatable Structures- Get Noticed!

The only limitation is your imagination

We all know that the Events world is fiercely competitive and the pressure is on to play the ace when it comes to one-upmanship. Are you searching for something spectacular for your next event? We’ve set our sights on a range of outstanding inflatable structures and lights that could just be exactly what you’re looking for.

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Stuart Johnstone of Stretch Structures US highlights your options, ‘you have the choice of our standard range of products that are readily available or come talk to us about something you need custom designed and manufactured to your specifications.’

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May 06, 2016

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AN ADVENTURE TO THE ISLE OF MAN, UK 

It all starts with a concept. Being able to identify a gap in the market that can be filled by a new business, a concept that is hopefully unique, perhaps even quirky, that provides a product or service, or both! You don’t need to be a mind reader to try and understand what your potential customer needs, you just have a put yourself in their shoes. Stuart Johnstone of Stretch Structures Australia suggests that you ‘morph yourself into your client, get to the depth of their needs, find out all the details and in that way, you are able to present them with the best, most user-friendly and tailor-made solutions to their needs.

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May 02, 2016

A Candid Discussion

Question and Answer session 2015/ 2016

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE CREATIVE TEAM AT STRETCH IN 2015/ 2016

The designers at Stretch Structures have always been in the forefront of designing structures that are contemporary, different and eye popping.  Here is a insight into their ideas and thoughts:
  1. What new shapes/configurations do you offer, and what shapes/configurations do you have on the drawing board?
Stretch tents are available in a range of sizes and shapes from 4.5m x 6m up to 20m x 30m. And of course we have the option to custom make tents to fit your individual needs and requirements. The shapes and configurations are truly up to the imagination of the customer ordering! We are constantly developing new solutions to provide easier installation and more flexibility to our customers.  Along with ensuring we can continue to offer our customers more innovative and attractive solutions for covering there outdoor events. New product offerings planned for the stretch tent range for 2015/16 are:
  • Integrated flooring system for the stretch tents for easy deployment on hard surfaces
  • Retrofit stretch tent skins for clearspan pavilions and pagodas.  Aimed at allowing rental companies to maximise the return on there existing stock whilst offering a new attractive and innovative style of marquee
  • clear fabric and glazed wall options for the stretch tents
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    April 26, 2016

    Festival Fascinations

    Music to our ears… Music festivals are at an all time high. If it’s bespoke entertainment that makes your music festival experience unique and memorable, then these guys are playing your tune! It’s at these events that you really see how the event organizers and coordinators have applied themselves.

    They’ve got you covered and have considered all your wants and needs… even those things that you didn’t know you needed or wanted! Perhaps one of the first questions those brains behind the scenes ask is: how can we help you make the most of your day? Is it a raincoat you need, perhaps a poncho or a pair of wellies? Or the other extreme - an umbrella or parasol for some sun protection?

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    April 04, 2016

    A Ballast Guide

    Definition: `Heavy material, such as gravel, sand, iron or lead, placed low on a structure to improve its stability. Something that gives stability or substance’.

    For safe use, any environmentally susceptible structure should be anchored to the surface on which it has been installed. Variables such as environmental aggressors (wind and rain), engineering criteria (mainstay horizontal and vertical position, angle and ballast type) and surface types (dry or wet tar-surface, dry or wet concrete, smooth or rough surfaces, grass, dirt or gravel) are all taken into consideration. Written specifications for anchoring are conveyed via installation instructions from on-site engineers. Elements taken into consideration: * site wind exposure * Terrain category * Wind Region * 5 day forecast * duration of tent on site * soil density for staking (holding power) * soil water saturation (drought or muddy) * nearby structures (buildings, trees) * size of the tent (surface area) Ballasts should be placed on all four corners of a marquee (for example) however, if requested, additional smaller-sized anchor points can also be used, giving extra support for side walls. Every leg should have a ballast point, or the leg becomes a ‘floating’ leg and if exposed to high winds, becomes a danger. There are several anchoring options available for all surface types.

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    February 10, 2016

    Events with Attitude in 2016

    Be Bold in 2016

    Happy New Year!

    Yes, we know we’re a little late, but happy 2016! Now, we won’t start asking the usual questions: Set any goals for the year? Turning over a new leaf? And you don’t even want to know what we think of New Years Resolutions! Suffice to say that we are more the esoteric-type when it comes to our goals for a new year (we keep our cards close to our chest), that, and the fact that we like helping others achieve their annual aim, a little magnanimity goes a long way in this day and age. So - What To Do In 2016? Here’s a few fresh ideas and some novel approaches to all of our busy lives! ‘Fill Your Boots’ as they say, and don’t be shy to give us a shout - we’re a very handy bunch and we’re here to help.

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