GENTENT® CAPTURES BIGGER SHARE OF PORTABLE GENERATOR SAFETY MARKET
GenTent Safely Covered Over 10,000 Portable Generators in 2016
Nottingham, NH – January 10, 2017 – GenTent® Safety Canopies, inventors of easy-to-install weatherproof covers for the safe operations of portable generators in virtually any wet weather conditions – today announced that its 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.
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In 2016, GenTent announced its Covered By GenTent™ program for original equipment manufacturers. The Covered By GenTent program allows organizations to white label GenTentsafety canopies for portable and inverter generators. Champion Power Equipment was the first manufacturer to offera custom branded and color-coordinated GenTent system, custom fit to Champion generator models. The partnership provides a new Champion product — encouraging portable generator users/customers to always:
Run their generator outside
Avoid carbon monoxide poisoning
Keep sensitive areas dry and safe from damage or electrocution during nearly any wet weather
In addition, GenTent joined the Portable Generator Manufacturers’ Association (PGMA) as an Associate Member in 2016. The membership allows GenTent to support the PGMA’s “Take it Outside” safety awareness campaignencouraging consumers to only run their generators outside to reduce the risk of CO poisoning.
In addition,Camping World was added to GenTent’s list of growing dealers in 2016. Camping World has been offering specialized products, expert advice and great service to recreational vehicle owners and campers across North America for 50 years.
“2016 has seen continuous growth for GenTent,” said Mark Carpenter, CEO and Inventor of GenTent Safety Canopies. “We have maintained strong sales to consumers for emergency backup and off-the-grid recreational use, in addition to supplying the U.S. armed forces, military equipment contractors, municipalities, and power companies with a safer means to operate portable generators. We are encouraged by our 2016 momentum and have hired staff to further expand our presence in 2017.”
About GenTent Safety Canopies
Established in 2011, GenTent® Safety Canopies are easy-to-install weatherproof covers that ensure safe operations of portable generators in virtually any wet weather conditions while keeping the generator portable. The GenTent reduces CO poisoning or electrocution risks by enabling portable generators to safely run outdoors away from structures during wet weather. Installation is a simple 3-step operation - Clamp it, Frame it and Cover it – to “Weatherproof Your Power”™.
GenTent Safety Canopies spawned the creation of the generator tent product category. The company’s independently tested, patented, portable generator safety canopies were relied upon during such notable storms as SuperStorm Sandy. GenTent is considered the premier generator tent for portable generators operated by the National Guard, the US Army, homeowners, RV owners, tailgaters, campers, businesses, and first responders. For more information visit: http://www.gentent.com/.
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For more information, contact:
Emily Girard, BridgeView Marketing (for GenTent)