April 25, 2018
ANSI/PGMA G300 Standard Introduces New Era of Portable Generator Safety, Reduces Carbon Monoxide Risks
GenTent and PGMA’s Announce Life-saving new standard greatly reduces the danger of carbon monoxide poisoning due to generator misuse.
"The Portable Generator Manufacturers' Association (PGMA) announces its new G300 Safety and Performance standard (ANSI/PGMA G300-2018) that addresses carbon monoxide safety with a comprehensive and cost-effective solution where extensive testing shows a 99% reduction in deaths due to generators operating indoors where CO accumulates around the generator. "
March 1, 2018
GENTENT® RELEASES UPGRADES TO THE XKI & XKU HARDWARE KITS, FOR FULLY ENCASED & INVERTER PORTABLE GENERATORS
GenTent® Safety Canopies announces the release of the newest versions of the XKu & XKi hardware kits, utilizing the new Gator Grommet component piece, increasing the strength and simplifying the installation process for these kits.
"The newest iterations utilize the new Gator Grommet component piece, increasing the strength and simplifying the installation process for these kits. The patented, independently tested GenTent system, popular for emergency home backup portable generators, is now available for emergency responders, RV owners, tailgaters, campers, food trucks and construction sites."
January 16, 2018
GENTENT® COMMANDS INCREASED SHARE OF PORTABLE GENERATOR SAFETY MARKET
In 2017, GenTent saw a market demand increase for the GenTent Safety Canopies product line through all channels.
"GenTent branded sales revenue reached 40% year-over-year growth. GenTent® Safety Canopies, began shipment on the white label Covered By GenTent™ program; and took lead in disaster relief recovery efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria."
Web Posting November 6, 2017
GENTENT® EXPANDS GENERATOR SAFETY CANOPY DISTRIBUTION WITH THE AMAZON PRIME
One of the World’s Largest Internet Retailers Expands Offering with GenTent® Safety Canopies.
GenTent® Safety Canopies today announced they will begin selling their product catalog through Amazon Prime, the world’s largest internet retailer in revenue and market capitalization. GenTent participated in a successful trial launch and will be launching with Seller Fulfilled Prime in 32 states, with plans to expand.
October 26, 2017
PGMA PROPOSES REVISIONS IN CARBON MONOXIDE EMISSION STANDARDS
GenTent® and PGMA’s Announce Breakthrough Technology to Address Carbon Monoxide Hazard in Update Standard.
"The Portable Generator Manufacturers' Association (PGMA) is proposing revisions to the ANSI/PGMA G300 Standard which include adding new requirements related to carbon monoxide (CO) when portable generators are misused."
January 10, 2017
GENTENT® CAPTURES BIGGER SHARE OF PORTABLE GENERATOR SAFETY MARKET
GenTent Safely Covered Over 10,000 Portable Generators in 2016
"GenTent branded sales revenue reached 30% year-over-year growth, which was helped by expanding into the Canadian market through Amazon.ca, and exceeding its 10,000th order in 2016."
MarketWire October 25, 2016
GENTENT® SIGNS OEM AGREEMENT WITH CHAMPION POWER EQUIPMENT
New Covered by GenTent™ OEM Program Enables Portable Generator Companies to Custom Brand Patented Portable Generator Safety Canopy
GenTent’s new Covered By GenTent™ OEM program allows organizations to white label its safety canopy for portable and inverter generators. The company’s market-leading canopies keep generator operators safe by protecting the electrical panels, from any angle, while running in inclement weather -- including blizzard and hurricane force precipitation. Unlike typical generator doghouses or other full canvas enclosures, the GenTent system allows the generator to cool itself and ensure exhaust fumes are expelled to prevent buildup of poisonous gasses.
“Champion Power Equipment is a thought leader and forward thinking company that takes safety and proper product usage seriously,” said Mark Carpenter, CEO and Founder of GenTent Safety Canopies. “As an early endorser of the GenTent product line, we are pleased that the generator tent product category is growing and to have Champion as our first Covered By GenTent® partner.”
July 25, 2016
GENTENT® SAFETY CANOPIES SELECTED BY PGMA AS FIRST ASSOCIATE MEMBER
GenTent to Help Spread PGMA’s Generator Safety Message with “Take it Outside” Campaign
GenTent joins PGMA alongside the top portable manufacturers in the world, who seek to develop and influence safety and performance standards for the industry’s products. GenTent is the premiere outdoor generator tent protecting running generators in harsh weather conditions--minimizing the risk of CO poisoning and electrocution.
April 26, 2016
GENTENT® SAFETY CANOPIES EXPANDS CANADIAN MARKET, INTRODUCES NEW CANOPY FOR SMALL INVERTER GENERATORS
Company supports Portable Generator Manufacturers' Association (PGMA) "Take it Outside(tm)" Campaign
...now available in the Canadian market via Amazon.ca. The company has selected the National Hardware Show, May 4-6, in Las Vegas (Booth #3738) to showcase its safety canopies and demonstrate the GenTent 3k for smaller inverter generators and GenTent canopies in different colors and fabrics.
December 8, 2015
GENTENT® EXPANDS GENERATOR SAFETY CANOPY DISTRIBUTION WITH CABELA'S
“GenTent’s safety canopies are a perfect complement to our broad range of portable generators,” said Carl Hausmann, Cabela’s power sports category manager. “We are proud to offer our customers this innovative solution that allows our outdoor customers peace-of-mind for safe operations and investment protection of their inverter and portable generators in nearly any wet weather.”
September 22, 2015
GENTENT® RELEASES LIFESAVING PORTABLE GENERATOR SAFETY TIPS FOR NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH
April 27, 2015
GENTENT® REVEALS XKi™ NEW GENTENT DIRECT MOUNT FOR SAFE OPERATIONS OF INVERTER GENERATORS IN NEARLY ANY WET WEATHER
“As a food truck service based in central Illinois, we experience a great deal of inclement weather and need to rely on our portable generators to operate in any conditions,” says Daniel Krause, owner, The Cracked Truck. “We purchased many GenTents to keep our generators fully protected from the elements and found it extremely easy and quick to assemble and disassemble. Now we can ensure uninterrupted business by operating our generators without worrying about them being ruined by rain – a great advantage for anyone in our service industry.”
April 14, 2015
GENTENT CANOPY INDEPENDENTLY TESTED TO KEEP PORTABLE GENERATORS OPERATING SAFELY IN HURRICANES, BLIZZARDS AND OTHER INCLEMENT WEATHER
As tested by 360° Product Testing, the GenTent operates in forecast winds of 70 MPH, supports 55.5lbs of load, remains watertight in the equivalent of 24 inches of rain per hour, does not change the cooling profile or modify air intake of the [tested] portable generator in any way, and product materials will not auto-ignite even when exposed to high temperature surfaces typical of a hot muffler.