What We Do
Athletic & Performance Rigging (A.P.R.) designs,
manufactures and installs versatile divider net systems and masking
systems in athletic arenas, field houses, gymnasiums and halls.
Our rigging designs make the most of your facility’s space
so you can safely and easily convert to graduations, concerts,
trade shows and other events. Full height utilization is a must
in arenas and indoor practice facilities where space is at a minimum.
A.P.R. manufactures custom winch systems that allow your masking
drapery and netting to store with the contour of the building.
A.P.R. has earned a reputation as the nation’s
leader for creative designs and smart engineering on new construction
and retrofit rigging. We build and rigorously test all hardware
at our factory. Before we install the first bolt, we make sure
your custom rigging system is strong, safe, and exactly right for
Our parent company, Tiffin Scenic Studios, Inc. is a performance
rigging and drapery manufacturer with whom we share a facility
Contact us to learn how our expert team can create or retrofit
a safe, versatile divider net or masking system in your facility.
Athletic & Performance Rigging’s 28,000
square-foot facilities include 18,000 feet of manufacturing space
and 6,000 feet of enclosed steel and equipment storage. The remaining
area is devoted to offices, engineering, drafting and custom drapery.
Our sixty-five foot tower is equipped with a small gridiron section
at the top and four runs of typical T-bar and J-bar guides. The
tower gives us sixty feet of vertical travel for developing and
testing of our winches and counterweight rigging.
Major shop equipment includes CNC lathes, milling machines, overhead
electric trolley hoists, automated saws and drills and an array
of shears, presses, grinders, bolt threaders and forming dies.
provides all essential pattern equipment for making a very large
variety of cast sheaves. Our foundry source pours 30,000 psi tensile
inoculated semi-steel so you get maximum strength in your rigging.
A.P.R. also supplies the following alternative sheave materials:
steel, cast polyamide 6 (“Nylon 6”) and
A ventilated spray paint area with a trolley conveyor
and two welding shops complete the manufacturing facility.