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2016 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Posted on: October 18th, 2016 by Alex

Ideal Shield is in sunny Anaheim, California at the National Safety Council Expo this week! Who else is in attendance? Feel free to stop by BOOTH 572 and say hello to our crew. Here’s a picture of Rick, our west coast sales manager, enjoying the start of day two at the expo. Did you see who kicked off this year’s show with National Safety Council…

Competition Crushed by Polar Bears

Posted on: June 1st, 2016 by Alex

We’ve all heard of a Kong, right? It’s the indestructible rubber toy that dog owners fill with peanut butter to keep their pets busy for hours at a time. Well, Ideal Shield’s patented bumper post sleeve has passed the polar bear test in a very similar way. You think dogs are strong? A polar bear is number 8 on the top ten animals with the…

Proposal Passes for Crash Barriers

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 by Alex

Some of you may remember the heartbreaking story about Lily Quintus. She’s the 4-year-old girl who was killed at Goldenrod Road KinderCare in Winter Park, Florida when a car crashed into the care center on April 9, 2014. So tragic. Being a mother of four children, it’s unfathomable to me. But these types of occurrences happen more often than you or I would like to…

A Colorful Donation for Brighter Futures

Posted on: May 12th, 2016 by Alex

One of the many reasons I love working at Ideal Shield, and the Ideal Group of companies overall, is the compassion and generosity that pours from the hearts of the employees and the fine folks that guide our ship. Take a look at the beautiful bench that Ideal recently donated to Judson Center. This colorful bench was created due to the combined efforts by Joe…

Tragedy Strikes Taunton, Massachusetts

Posted on: May 11th, 2016 by Alex

It’s absolutely heartbreaking to scroll through my news feed and learn that something so horrific has taken place. While no amount of safety products could have prevented this devastating incident from unfolding yesterday evening, having bollards installed certainly would have stopped that car from crashing through the front of Macy’s. Would that have stopped the man from entering the store? No one can be certain,…