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Protect Pedestrians with Proper Bike Lane Barriers

Posted on: May 22nd, 2019 by Garrett

Did you know that May is “National Bike Month”? With the weather taking the proper turn towards summer, it’s time to get out and enjoy the sunshine with a nice little bike ride with friends, family, or just yourself and the open road.  Biking around the city has become much easier for riders thanks to most big cities around the country embracing the bike riders…

After Costly Storefront Crash, Local Rite Aid Adds Protective Bollards

Posted on: September 19th, 2018 by Garrett

Storefront crashes have continued to be an epidemic here in the United States and all around the world. Driver mistakes and pedal errors continue to be the biggest problem and it was the issue back in July when a driver accidentally crashed into the side of a Rite Aid pharmacy in Plymouth, Michigan. Though the car didn’t go completely through the building and the wall…

How to Paint Steel and Concrete Bollard Posts

Posted on: September 14th, 2018 by Garrett

Have your steel and concrete bollard posts been dinged, scratched, chipped, or damaged? If so, it’s likely time to touch up the posts to make sure your business or property continues to look as good as possible. That is why we’re here to help you get that job done as well as possible.  Here are the simple steps to painting bollard posts:  Step One: Collect…

Ideal Shield Steel Bollards: Made and Manufactured in America

Posted on: August 9th, 2018 by Garrett

Buying American made products has become a bit of a difficult task over the last couple of decades. The world has never been smaller as consumers no longer have just the local or national options available but, instead, have their choice of buying products from countries all over the globe. This allows for more competition and more competitive pricing. But what if you’re looking for…

Why New York and Las Vegas are Installing Hundreds of Pedestrian Safety Bollards

Posted on: January 15th, 2018 by Garrett

Safety is a priority at Ideal Shield and should be a priority for every company, campus, and city throughout the country. It’s why we wear safety glasses on the shop floor, seat belts in the car, and go through security checks at events and airports. For the most part, rules and laws have been put in place to enforce these standards. However, there’s a serious…

Welcome to the Next Level: Introducing the Super-Duty Base Plate Bollard

Posted on: October 19th, 2017 by Garrett

At Ideal Shield, we’re always pushing the limits and looking to improve our products to continue to be the leader of the industry. We’re also a customer-driven company that is willing to work with our customers to manufacture and supply them with the best products possible. So, when a large customer of ours came to us to ask about taking a product we’ve manufactured for…

Improve Construction Sites, New Builds with Ideal Shield Products

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 by Garrett

The United States economy has been steadily bouncing back over the last five years as most of the major cities around the country have become a playground for cranes and semi-trucks. That’s especially true right here in our backyard as Detroit is currently undergoing $5.4 billion worth of construction in and around the downtown area. And, like with most big, new construction jobs in the…

Where are the Car Ramming Attack and Storefront Crash Solutions?

Posted on: September 5th, 2017 by Garrett

From Barcelona to Paris, London to Columbus, Ohio, vehicular terrorism has become a terrifying new normal around the world. These disgusting acts have claimed the lives of a large number of innocent individuals who were just going about their day, heading into work or grabbing a quick bite to eat, visiting a foreign land or taking the kids for a little walk. It’s a global…

The Electric Vehicle Boom in Coming: Are You and Your Charging Stations Prepared?

Posted on: August 14th, 2017 by Garrett

The electric vehicle has been here for some time. But there still is a huge discrepancy between the amount of gas-powered vehicles and electric-powered vehicles on the road as, according to Fortune, there are, a record high, two million electric vehicles on the roads around the world. Sounds like a lot, but there are over 250 million gas-powered cars in the United States alone. No…

Warren Bus Stop Crash Shows Need for Safety Bollards at Public Transit Kiosks

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by Garrett

Each and every day, car accidents happen. Whether it’s from driver error, weather conditions, mechanical error or intoxication, it’s, sadly, a very common occurrence. But that doesn’t make it OK or easier to deal with when it happens. And that’s especially true when it happens to unsuspecting victims at a store, walking the sidewalks or, like what happened in Metro-Detroit recently, waiting for the bus.  …