Success story of MASTERTENT

From a small workshop into an international folding tent manufacturer. The roots of Mastertent can be traced back to 1948.

Our history is based on long-standing values, which have been continually promoted from 1948 to today. Values that make a decisive contribution to the success and stability of MASTERTENT and which we always strive towards in our day-to-day work. The milestones of MASTERTENT show how we have become what we are today: the leading manufacturer of folding tents!
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1948

Franz Zingerle and the workshop in Italy
 

Franz Zingerle and the workshop in Italy

Franz Zingerle bags his qualifications as a machine fitter and has a head full of dreams. Franz Zingerle turns his own premises into a workshop together with his father in his place of birth in Italy: Zingerlemetal was born.
 

1963

Expansion of the residential and business premises
 

Expansion of the residential and business premises

The business, producing machines for agricultural, housing and environmental technology, is doing very well and the workshop is threatening to burst at the seams. Therefore after 15 years, the time has come to expend the residential and business premises to be able to handle all the orders.
 

1979

Relocation to the industrial zone
 

Relocation to the industrial zone

Franz Zingerle had the right instincts with his business: the former workshop continues to grow and the extended residential and business premises is threatening to burst. Franz Zingerle relocates his business to the industrial zone of Schabs/Sciaves (Italy) in 1979. The site covers 2,900 m² and employs 6 staff.
 

1985

Entry of Martin and Georg Zingerle
 

Entry of Martin and Georg Zingerle

Franz Zingerle's sons, Martin and Georg, recognize the potential in the company and get involved in their father's business full of vigour.
 

1986

Start of production of table and bench legs
 

Start of production of table and bench legs

Franz Zingerle and sons start the production of table and bench legs for beer tent sets for the first time. Shortly afterwards, both sons launch the professional and series production of fold-away furnishings.
 

1993

MASTERTENT folding tents is born
 

MASTERTENT folding tents is born

Martin and Georg Zingerle quickly notice that there is a demand for high-quality party and promotional tents alongside beer tent sets. The first folding tent under the brand name MASTERTENT is produced and sold in 1993. Success was not long in coming and the production set-up has to be expanded once again just a short time after.
 

1997-2007

Branches abroad
 

Branches abroad

The success is not only significant in Italy, but also abroad and exports are rapidly growing. The first foreign branch is not too long away: the first branch in Spain is founded in 1997: MASTERTENT IBÉRICA SL. After the first foreign branch office in Spain, further branches follow in Austria, France and Switzerland from 2005 to 2011, USA, the Netherlands and Poland in 2017.
 

Today

MASTERTENT worldwide
 

MASTERTENT worldwide

In 2018 MASTERTENT celebrates its 70th company anniversary under the leadership of Georg Zingerle with an innovative outlook to the future: inflatable advertisment media are added to the product portfolio.

MASTERTENT operates on an international level these days and has a sales network of subsidiaries and importers in more than 30 different countries on 5 continents, so we are always close to our customers.