About Us

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About Denver Tent

Denver Tent has been manufacturing the highest quality tent, custom fabric and outdoor products since 1890.

Our vision is to be the premier tent and outdoor products resource in the industry by offering exceptional quality, trusted advisory and unparalleled customer service at competitive pricing for our customers that will create for them safe shelter and wonderful outdoor events and a lifetime of great memories.

The key ingredient to our success and longevity is ultimately you, our customer. Please do not hesitate to contact us and give us your input and thoughts, so we can continue to improve our products and services for you. You can e-mail, call or visit our showroom and manufacturing facility here in Denver Colorado.

Company History

January 1, 1890
Alfred S. Proctor started Denver Tent & Awning Company on January 1, 1890. Ten Cornell University graduates each invested in the company. Mr. Proctor successfully directed the company for over 40 very prosperous years.

1939 – 1966
The company merged with the Brooks Company but retained the Denver Tent name. In 1945, the Denver Tent & Awning Company was sold to Ralph Avery, a Federal Inspector of War Plant Production. The company was sold to Medalist Industries in 1966 and again to Ernie Hagler, an icon in the tent-fabric industry, in 1969. Ernie owned the business for over 22 years. A few of Ernie’s employees are still with the company and speak fondly of his personable nature and leadership skills. In the early 1990’s, the company shortened its name to Denver Tent Company, reflecting a change in manufacturing focus.

Present
Denver Tent Company has been family owned by the Womers since 2014.  Prior to them, the company changed hands 2 times with different investor groups.  Kevin and Laurie Womer bought the company from investment partners and have breathed life back into the company.  Kevin has implemented his Six Sigma expertise to the production lines and has brought the once out dated processes closer to industry standards.  Laurie has brought her sales and marketing experience to enhance the Denver Tent Brand and return it to its roots.  Kevin and Laurie appreciate the wonderful history of the company and work tirelessly to keep the brand relevant and continue to manufacture in the USA.  They believe in the American worker and take great pride in Denver Tent Company.

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Vision, Mission and Values

Vision
To be the premier manufacturer and value-added reseller of tent, sportsmens and custom fabric products and services to our customers and partners.

Mission
We will accomplish our vision by providing best-in-class customer service and superior asset quality/value. We will provide a competitive advantage to our partners and a superior value add to our customers.

Values

Make a fair profit. We desire mutual profitability for the company and its key constituents. Without mutual profitability, we cease to proactively exist and that would negatively impact our clients, partners, vendors and employees.

Positive Work Environment. We desire a work environment of innovation, creativity and fun while learning and serving. We desire an environment that promotes also fairness, teamwork and “family first” while getting our jobs done.

Respect and Integrity. We desire to treat our key constituencies of customers, employees, stockholders and vendors/partners with the ultimate in respect and integrity.

Corporate Entities

Kael Corporation Subsidiaries:
Denver Tent Company

Sister Companies:
Denver Covers
Lux Fabrication

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