PRIME Campus Breathes Life Into Berkshire Community

The new Berkshire Local K-12 PRIME School Campus was completed in the late spring of 2022. “PRIME” stands for Partners in Rural Innovate Models of Education. A partnership between Kent State University and Geauga Growth aimed to bring new school campuses to various districts within the county. This included the school districts of Berkshire, Newbury, and Cardinal. This new…

Wapakoneta Wows With New Divider Curtain and Custom School Logo

Wapakoneta High School was in need of some protection. Their high school baseball team practiced in the main gymnasium, and with that came potential damage to their LED scoreboard. Rather than use a cage that would all but eliminate any visibility for fans, the school reached out to Farnham Equipment Company. Farnham Equipment Company sent two of its in-house…

Classy Casework On Display At Clark-Shawnee K-6

Clark-Shawnee Local Schools decided to improve its district with a new hybrid elementary and middle school building. The project included collaboration between SHP Leading Design and Peterson Construction for the design and project management aspects of the project. Later on, Farnham Equipment Company (FEC) received awards for multiple scopes of work on the project. Throughout the hallways, classrooms, administration…

New Divider Curtain Installed at Charles A. Mooney School

The Charles A. Mooney school requested Farnham Equipment Company (FEC) to assist with the removal of existing wall panels at their facility. These wall panels at over 10 feet high, created room for a brand-new divider curtain. Provided by Performance Sports Systems (PSS), this fold-up divider curtain measured 74 feet wide to cover the entire gymnasium area. Needing to…

St. Peter & Paul School Combine Vintage and Modern for New Gymnasium

St. Peter & Paul School is a private school nestled in the small town of Ottawa, Ohio. While most were unaware of needed upgrades to their facility, school personnel certainly were. The school hired Technicon Design Group as the lead architect to begin the design of the needed additions. Farnham Equipment Company (FEC) won the opportunity to provide equipment…

Big Walnut High School: Big and Brand New

Project Name: Big Walnut High SchoolOwner: Big Walnut Local SchoolsArchitect: VSWC ArchitectsCMR: Gilbane Construction CompanyScope: Provide and Install Educational Casework, Telescopic Seating, Auditorium Seating, Science Lab CaseworkCompletion Date: December 2021 Back in 2017, the Big Walnut Local School District passed a bond levy to build a new high school for the district. Fast forward to the end of 2021,…

Become An Expert Of Operating Divider Curtains

In continuation with our preventative maintenance series, we look at operating divider curtains. For many facilities, the divider curtain is simply about lowering and raising. However, there are many parts to a divider curtain that require maintenance and understanding in order to maximize its life-cycle. To begin, clearing the divider curtain area of any extra debris or potential equipment…

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…

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,…