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Help Protect Schools and Students with Safety Bollards

Posted on: February 28th, 2018 by Garrett

School safety has become one of the most polarizing topics in this country. Attacks on schools and students have become a normal occurrence for American life but it doesn’t mean that it needs to continue. Protection is needed. And though we may not all agree on the exact ways of protection, we can all agree that something needs to be done.  While everyone is focusing…

Target’s Runaway Bollard Ball Causes Mayhem, Raises Storefront Protection Questions

Posted on: February 7th, 2017 by Garrett

Have you ever seen the movie, Indiana Jones? There’s a famous scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark,  where Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is being chased through the jungle by a gigantic rolling boulder. While it’s exhilarating to watch as a movie-goer, it’s not as enjoyable when you’re playing the roll of Jones as a huge, hard ball chases after you in your everyday life.  Sounds…

Two More Storefront Crashes Cause Excessive Damage

Posted on: January 25th, 2017 by Garrett

Like clockwork, storefront crashes have become the norm around the United States. Drivers of all ages have lost control of their vehicles and have violently crashed into restaurants, retail shops, offices and everything in-between. And this week was no different as there were several accidents, including two crashes that caused a good amount of damage to the storefronts.  On Saturday, a elderly woman in Colorado Springs, Colorado mistakenly…

Truck Crashes into Storefront in Grand Rapids

Posted on: October 26th, 2016 by Alex

Accidents happen each and everyday. It’s just a fact of life. Which is why being as prepared and protected as possible is important, especially when it involves your home or place of business. But that wasn’t the case the other day when a large pickup truck crashed through the storefront of Estate Sales Warehouse near CenterPoint Mall in Grand Rapids. There’s really no other way…

Another Storefront Crash in Metro-Detroit

Posted on: October 25th, 2016 by Alex

Driving in today’s world is much different than it was even 20 years ago. Thanks to cell phones, other technologies and the millions of distractions all around you at every turn, it’s easy to be distracted. And that’s when mistakes happen. Sometimes your brain glitches for just a second, and that is all the time it takes for something like storefront crash this to happen: …

Smash & Grab: Latest Detroit Storefront Crash

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by Alex

I posted a story just this week about a driver hitting the gas pedal instead of the brake, causing him to crash through the window at Tim Horton’s and nearly hitting another customer. This morning another storefront crash took place right here in Detroit. The difference is, this time the driver had a motive. The driver of a pickup truck smashed through the storefront window…

Hold the Caffeine: Storefront Crash at Tim Horton’s

Posted on: October 18th, 2016 by Alex

How’d your day start? For a couple individuals just looking to get some coffee and breakfast, it was an eventful morning as another storefront crash took place at a Tim Horton’s in Birmingham, Michigan.  Click on Detroit ran the story this past Friday. Have a look at the video:  Fortunately no one was injured, but it’s also extremely simple to prevent these types of occurrences.…

Two Storefront Crashes in 48 Hours

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016 by Alex

The news is always full of crazy events. It happens daily and a lot of it is understandable. However, these storefront crashes are not one of those understandable events. Every time I see news like this, I have to wonder, why this continues to happen?  Not the crashes. I understand accidents happen. But I wonder why more property owners don’t install bollards in front of…

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,…

Protecting More Than Just Their Store Front!

Posted on: October 28th, 2015 by Alex

Our East Coast Sales Manager recently went on a sales call with one of our valued Dealers to visit with BJ’s Wholesale. Discussions lead to a problem they were having with the need to safely protect their pricey refrigerated and freezer display cases, and it needed to be trip hazard free in a heavy foot traffic retail environment. After looking at all options, the hidden…