Tent OX Appoints Andy Mattrick Company President

MECHANICSBURG, PA. May 20, 2024 – Tent OX LLC has promoted Andy Mattrick as the company’s new president. The appointment solidifies a management shift that began two years ago when he joined the company as general manager. As president, he will drive all business strategies, sales, staffing and administration. Mattrick takes the helm as Tent…

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2022 MATRA Show Report

2022 was the year that MATRA moved even further south when we pitched our tents in North Carolina. The commercial tenting community arrived ready to go in the hospitable town of Greenville, South Carolina. Here participants were very well treated by the excellent staff of the Embassy Suites Golf Resort & Conference Center. As always,…

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Pirate OX Takes to the Water

Scott Woodruff, Tent OX founder and CEO, fondly remembers an early introduction to sailing on Seneca Lake in New York State’s Fingerlakes region. Later he became an avid sailboarder. But most of his time – until about a year ago – was spent on dry land. Sailing into Retirement A couple of years ago Scott…

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Strong Industry. Strong Companies. Strong as an OX

We go on the road from time to time, visiting with both our terrific customers and Tent OX prospective buyers. Stop after stop, we hear the same thing: demand for tent installs is very strong and companies in our sector of the rental market are having to make big choices about how to handle it…

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“Mission Accomplished” when Leverage One Events Acquires a Tent OX

Leverage One Events and Tent Rentals is a Dallas, Texas company that knows a thing or two about running successful events.  Company co-owner Wilmer Solorzano, who brings 25 years’ experience to his company, used a Tent OX as a major mechanization tool at a national tent and event company, and he loved how much labor…

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IFAI Tent Show Report – Daytona Beach

A Speedy Start to 2022 It seemed ironic that in Florida, on Monday January 16, sunny weather in the high 50s and low 60s weather exactly matched the weather at November’s MATRA Tent Show in Connecticut! And the second day too! But by Wednesday Daytona moved ahead and swept into the lead by being sunny…

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MATRA 2021: Good To Be Back!

Nearly 30 tent show photos! Well, it’s been two years, but smiling crowds of attendees and vendors made MATRA look like a family reunion. Held this year at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, let the record show that every day was cloudless! We also enjoyed temperatures that rose one day to a high of nearly…

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Andy Mattrick Joins Tent OX Executive Management Team

Hires Andy Mattrick as General Manager Tent OX LLC, a leading mechanization vendor serving the Tent and Event industry, has expanded its management team, appointing Andy Mattrick as General Manager. Mattrick comes to Tent OX from Event Central, a leading central Pennsylvania commercial tent and event rental company based in Mechanicsburg, PA. He began his…

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