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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…

How Bollards Can Help Prevent Car-Ramming Terrorism Attacks

Posted on: November 7th, 2017 by Garrett

Once again, a terror attack has happened in the United States involving a deranged individual driving a vehicle into a pedestrian-friendly, non-vehicle area and taking the lives of several innocent human beings. This time, it took place in lower Manhattan, New York, making it the second vehicular attack on the city this year and the deadliest attack on the city since September 11th, 2001.   Like…

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…

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.  …

Protective Safety Bollards Are Popping Up All Around the World

Posted on: July 25th, 2017 by Garrett

By now, most have seen the crashes. Whether it’s on the local news, national news or social media, footage and images from storefront crashes have become a normal part of the daily news cycle.  But we’re not the only people paying attention to the carnage.  According to several reports, the demand for safety bollards has skyrocketed all around the world:  Earlier this year, two different…