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Traube Tent Co. acquires Armbruster Tentmaker

By Brock Huffstutler

April 14, 2024

Traube Tent Co., a full-service tent and structure provider located in the St. Louis metro region, has acquired the key manufacturing assets and product lines of Armbruster Tentmaker, Springfield, Ill.

In a statement, Traube Tent Co. said it plans to carry on Armbruster’s 149-year legacy and will offer the following products and services beginning in mid-2024:

  • Celebration Frame Tents
  • PoleTents
  • EuroTents
  • Custom Circus Tents
  • Clearspans
  • Vitabri Canopies
  • Tent sidewalls and accessories
  • Custom enclosures
  • Awnings
  • Tent rentals and service contracts

In addition to the acquisition, Hellar Armbruster, who has led Armbruster Tentmaker since 2005, will join the Traube executive leadership team.

“Traube has the highest regard for the Armbruster family and operation. Armbruster created the foundation for what is today the robust and innovative commercial tent industry. We are honored to build on this foundation and Traube looks forward to being a leader within our industry for the next generation,” said Steve Traube, Traube Tent Co. chairman of the board.