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[EVENT RECAP] Graduation Day Across the States – 2017 Commencement Stages

“We don’t stop going to school when we graduate.” —Carol Burnett

Graduation is a big stepping stone for students and the milestone that launches them into their futures. We’re always extremely proud of the work we do each year during commencement season because of how important these moments are for so many students, teachers, parents, and families around the country. Our goal is to provide the platform where lifelong memories are born, and commencements are some of those wonderful celebrations that are reminisced on time and time again.

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[FEATURED PRODUCT] Hands-Free Gear Organization and Instant Mobile Device Access from RUNNUR, Now Available on ShopMTN.com

Imagine this scenario: You’re working onsite and get a phone call, making you fumble in your pocket or backpack just as your supervisor radios you in over your walkie-talkie. On top of this, you have one hand holding your iPad that you now have to put down and hopefully not forget on the cart as you screen your phone call and return the radio call.

Now imagine this. You have all of your most-used gear and devices securely by your side at all times with instant access and hands-free carrying.

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[EVENT RECAP] Google I/O 2017

Few companies have reached the status that Google has achieved in the technological world. Let’s face it, the word “google” is now a common verb synonymous with words like “search”, “discover”, and “learn”—and this is no coincidence. Google’s influence on the digital community is massive and they remain on the cutting edge of new, innovative ideas on how technology can interact with human activity. They’ve conquered the internet and are climbing the developmental mountain as leaders of VR and AI.

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From Protractors to Modern Day DISTOS: An Appreciation of Measuring Tools Throughout History

The creation and practice of measuring instruments is arguably one of the best indicators of technological progress we can identify in early civilization. When civilization was in its infancy, people needed a way to understand and calculate a variety of tasks, including bartering food and raw materials, making clothing, and constructing buildings that would collectively form cities, communities, places of worship, and more. This is where the importance of measurement systems becomes glaringly obvious.

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[PROJECT RECAP] An Industrial Hoist Solution for Sherwood Freightliner

We are experts at production technology. You’d be hard pressed to find our crew with clean hands and we share a passion for making things work, no matter if it’s on stage or in the shop.

Beyond the entertainment industry, Mountain Productions’ Industrial department stays on the cutting edge of hoist and lifting equipment to bring the quality service that Mountain is known for. Our industrial team is proud to have completed a hoist system for one of trucking’s biggest names in the game: Freightliner.

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On the Mountain: “What Was Your Favorite MTN Event?”

Mountain Productions has produced more than 16,000 of the world’s largest and most elite events. In our first ever “On the Mountain”, we asked five members of the Mountain team which event was their favorite to work with and why. Here’s what they had to say:

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[VIDEO] KASK Superplasma and Zenith Safety Helmet Spotlight

There’s no doubt that KASK’s line of Italian safety helmets is at the top of the class when it comes to innovative design and the perfect combination of comfort and protection. Our Director of Rigging Sales, Marty Wesstrom, recently had the opportunity to speak with KASK’s North American Safety Sales & Marketing Manager, Fabio Cardarelli, about their two main styles of safety helmets: the Superplasma and the Zenith.

Watch our video below to learn more about the differences between the two helmet styles, the standards they adhere to, and the accessories that compliment them to create a full head protection package.

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Ultimate Venues: 10 Iconic Spaces that Steal the Show

Warmer weather is making its way across the states in time to bust out the band tees and festival-wear and head to the country’s most legendary summer concerts and festivals. Here are ten of our favorite outdoor amphitheaters across the states that have fans flocking to see the celebrated venues almost as much as the performers, themselves.

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[EVENT RECAP] Hip Hop’s Hottest Festival: Rolling Loud

A sold-out crowd of over 40,000 took over Bayfront Park in Miami for the 2017 Rolling Loud Festival that featured a lineup full of hip-hop’s brightest stars. Although Rolling Loud is still in its infancy (the inaugural event took place in 2015), this star-studded festival brought together one of the best collections of talent in rap. The heavy-hitting bill covered two stages of electrifying energy that kept the crowd wild into the night. Read more

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The Benefits of Engineering & Fabricating Venue Installation Systems In-House

The initial planning phase of any installation project is the most crucial, in terms of maximizing efficiency and setting an accurate scope. Often times, installations require many different parties including consulting, construction, equipment suppliers, and engineering vendors—all of which need to be carefully coordinated and aligned to avoid miscommunication, lost time, and error.

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