Mason Aquatic Center Shows Off New Spectator Seating

The Mason Aquatic Center recently completed construction to expand its facility with a new state-of-the-art competition pool. This project brought together Conger Construction and Champlin Architects to build a pre-engineered metal building with space for spectator seating.  Farnham Equipment Company (FEC) was awarded the contract to provide a unique and complex seating solution. Farnham Equipment Company continues to help…

How Often? The Age-Old Question For Athletic Equipment Inspections

The age-old question when it comes to athletic equipment inspections is “how often should I have inspections performed?” In continuation with our preventative maintenance series, Farnham Equipment Company aims to give some direction on answering this question. When it comes to athletic equipment inspections, there is no hard and fast rule or specifically-mandated code within the state of Ohio…

Know Your Basketball Backstops

_Farnham Equipment Company is committed to providing education and knowledge about your basketball backstops. As a part of our Preventative Maintenance Series, Director of Service Operations Rocky Baker chose to point out the several areas the compose your basketball backstop. Last year, Farnham Equipment Company (FEC) unveiled a new preventative maintenance series focused on telescopic bleachers. It was our goal…

Spectator Seating for 800 New Guests Added at Hillsboro City Schools

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Project Name: Hillsboro High School New AuditoriumOwner: Hillsboro City SchoolsCM: Universal Contracting CorporationArchitect: WoolpertScope: Provide and Install Auditorium SeatingCompletion: 2021 Additional spectactor seating for 800 new guests became available this year at Hillsboro City Schools. The district was able to move forward with a new auditorium when it added an additional 23,000 square feet to its High School. Farnham…

Fremont Ross High School Features Spectator Seating, Casework, and More

The new Fremont Ross High School was a collaboration between TDA Architects and Gilbane Construction encompassing 192,000 square feet on the former high school site. This new school, also housing Career Tech students, includes several scopes of work provided by Farnham Equipment Company.  FEC provided and installed gymnasium athletic equipment and custom team seating, telescoping bleachers, auditorium seating, casework,…

Delphos St. John’s Adds To Winning Culture With Brand New Bleachers

For years, Delphos St. John’s High School has been a powerhouse at basketball.  Ranked 6th all-time in OHSAA State Tournament appearances, the school takes great pride in its basketball program. Unlike many other schools, Delphos had kept the classic wooden look to their gymnasium with wooden bench seats and wood slat-back VIP seating that provided great aesthetics during game…

Outdoor Bleachers Installed At Dawson Bryant High School

Project Name: Dawson Bryant Outdoor BleachersScope: Provide and Install Outdoor GrandstandsCompletion: 2020 Dawson Bryant Local Schools worked with Farnham Equipment Company on two separate occasions for their outdoor bleacher needs. The first, back in 2019, involved the replacement of the visitor bleachers at the district’s high school. That bleacher was a 10-row, 105’ non-elevated design that was delivered and…

FEC and Fostoria City Schools Partner For New Auditorium Seating

Project: Fostoria City Schools High School AuditoriumOwner: Fostoria City SchoolsScope: Provide and Install Auditorium SeatingCompletion Date: October 2020 Farnham Equipment has worked with Fostoria City Schools over a number of years.  In 2020, FEC provided Casework, Millwork, and Science Lab Equipment for their new K-6 and 7-12 buildings. Two years prior, our service team installed new bleachers at Fostoria…

Annual Inspections Priority #1 For Preventative Maintenance

Annual Inspections are the foundation for all preventative maintenance for facilities. Below is a list of five areas of consideration when looking to improve the lifecycles of your outdoor grandstands. 1. Annual Inspection & Seasonal Checks: This will always be our number one recommendation for safety and preventative maintenance. The Ohio Building Code requires an annual inspection for safety and operation….