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Circus Tents from Armbruster Tentmaker

Armbruster Tentmaker has been designing and building circus tents since the 1890s. We offer both classic designs based on those original tents and more modern circus and theatrical tents. We custom build our circus tents to your specifications....

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Snow Loaded TensionTent at Hidden River Events

Recently Armbruster Manufacturing delivered and installed a complete TensionTent wedding venue tent package to Hidden River Events in Asheville, NC.  A 72ft x 102ft main event tent with 36ft x 36ft Catering Tent and connecting canopy.  The website can be found here:http://www.hiddenriverevents.comHidden River is a  beautful venue to host weddings and special events.  For years they used an Armbruster 40x100 EuroTent year round, but new for 2015 the upgraded to the premium TensionTent series.The Armbruster TensionTent, first introduced in 1990, is the only Snow Rated pole supported event tent of it's kind.  Designed by Bernard Armbruster it is engineered for 120 mph wind rating, and 25 lb snow load, it out performs every other event tent in its class.  Not to mention, its the most elegant design available in an...

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Circus Tent

Circus Tent on the Way

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_gallery type="image_grid" images="978,979,980,981,982" column_number="5" grayscale="no" hover_icon="magnifier" images_space="gallery_with_space"][vc_column_text]Today Armbruster made company history. Armbruster with the Midnight Circus staff installed a Circus Tent for testing at the Armbruster company location. The Midnight Circus who hosts the Circus in the Parks in Chicago, IL ordered this Circus tent with the Chicago Park District. Armbruster built this tent on a extremely tight schedule. Having a long history of making custom tents, Armbruster designed this tent from the ground up. Fully engineered to 90 mph wind rating, this tent was built with the highest quality materials and fabrics. Particular details included: Premium Ferrari coated PVC fabrics imported from Europe. Stainless Steel Hardware throughout the tent from laser cut plates, stainless shackles, stainless pole caps - so no issues...

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EuroTent in Phnom, Penh, Cambodia

Here is an example of a 50ft x 50ft Armbruster EuroTent installed at the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The Embassy was looking for a extremely weather resistant tent that can be easily installed on preset footings inside the courtyard for special events.The Solution: The Armbruster 50x50 EuroTent is the premier tension tent of it's kind. Single pole design with coated 22oz vinyl, stainless steel hardware, and no exposed stitching or webbing in the design. This leads to a stronger, longer lasting, weather resistant tent which won't rust or stain over time like tents with exposed webbing and non stainless steel hardware. The customer installed preset anchors inside the courtyard so the tent can be installed for special events and when removed the anchors are...

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TensionTent for Weddings In Salt Lake City, UTAH

Recently Armbruster installed our premium tent for a customer in Salt Lake City, Utah at the Western Garden Center. The customer needed a tent for Weddings, parties and specials events - however they wanted to be installed year round and be able to take high winds and snow, but have a distinct look to set them apart from other wedding venues in the area. The solution: the snow rated TensionTent from Armbruster! The TensionTent is available in 36ft, 48ft, 72ft, and 112ft widths. Rated for 25 psf (120mph wind rating) this unique design best handles snow loads, rain and high winds. The key benefit is that it is also easy to install with no guy ropes, no internal complex framing, and no required machinery...

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Armbruster Builds first Tension Structure in 1972

During the Milwaukee Summer Fest in 1972, located in Milwaukee, WI, Armbruster Mfg. Co. was contracted to build and install a unique tension style stage cover for the entertainers. These included Johnny Cash and George Carlin. This was also the same event George Carlin was arrested for his 7 dirty words you can't say on television.Bernard Armbruster, President of Armbruster Mfg. Co., installed the structure in 1972 over the stage. This experience helped lead us to later TensionTent designs we introduced in the 1980s and finally received patents for in 1990.This structure was a unique design with no sidepoles. It was guyed off the center poles on stage. Made from early vinyl fabrics, and sewn at that time, it became a beautiful back drop for the Milwaukee Summer Fest. The...

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Snow Loaded TensionTents and Structures

Need a tent that carries a snow load for winter applications? Try the Armbruster TensionTent which is snow load rated to 25 psf. Armbruster also offer the Hercules tensioned fabric structure which is clearspan steel beam structure that is also snow load rated.Benefits of the TensionTent:Easy Installation on any fairly flat surfaceModular in designNo guy ropesOne of kind center pole tensioning systemThe Original Tension Tent first introduced in 1990120 mph wind rating with 25 psf snow load ratingUnique contemporay design, elegant event tent...

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TensionTent used at Relay for Life

Customer Testimonial: TensionTent Weathers the Storms!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Armbruster is honored to serve our customers with durable, quality tents that can withstand many weather conditions.  A customer who purchased a sectionalized 36ft x 36ft TensionTent sent us this message regarding a recent event that featured the TensionTent we built for her:   [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_column_text]I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for you & your staff's help in erecting my tension tent for the first time. It was the HDQ for the Relay for Life in Port Aransas, TX whereby our little town raised $62,000 for cancer research. What I found most impressive, however, was what happened at the end of that relay...

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