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The Ideal Shield Family is Growing!

29 Sep , 2017  

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The Ideal Group has always placed an emphasis on the importance of family, and Ideal Shield takes that core value to heart.  This month, our team is excited to welcome two tiny new additions to our crew! More…

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Ideal Shield Expands Decorative Cover Line!

31 Aug , 2017  

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To keep up with the demand for current styles, we have increased the number of our molds for the Architectural style, created a Skyline style in a 10” diameter, and are in the midst of producing three new varieties, shown here: More…

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Most Loyal Dealer

31 Jul , 2017  

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This month, Ideal Shield is choosing to honor one of our most loyal dealers – Steve Orosz from Bollards and Sleeves, LLC (BollardSleeves.com).

Steve got his start working with the first computers introduced by IBM and soon switched from the technical aspect to consulting in the electronics industry. Once he realized the skillset that consulting had given him, Steve left the computer industry and began selling cigarette “butt cans.” Something that he found to fall in the same niche as bollard covers, which led him to add bumper sleeves to his portfolio. More…

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Ideal Shield Showcases Color-Matching Capabilities

30 Jun , 2017  

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Over the past two decades, Ideal Shield has created plastic bollard covers matching an impressive 591 Pantone shades.  We carry some of these colors on a daily basis, but generate more options through customer requests for custom jobs. Some customers require uniformity, using the colors for corporate branding and marketing. When they see Ideal Shield’s vast portfolio of already-matched hues, there’s no doubt that Ideal Shield has the capability to come through for all applications! More…

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Ideal Shield Is Expanding Our Product Line

31 May , 2017  

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Thanks to a strong, growing relationship with one of our most innovative vendors, Shield has earned the opportunity to help launch Flexpost’s new product line!

Many of you are  familiar with the concept of the Flexpost. A twist on the conventional bollard posts, Flexpost is designed to bend at the base when impacted so as to prevent damage to the bollard and the vehicle. They are the optimal solution for spots where bollards constantly get hit and bent out of shape.      More…

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Ideal Shield’s Dome Top Bollard Covers Make an Appearance

28 Apr , 2017  

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As a national product used and featured at some of the largest retailers, restaurants, and other places of business around the country, you can see Ideal Shield’s dome top bollard covers everywhere. That includes both in-person visits to some of these colossal corporations or in their commercials. More…

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Ideal Shield Dealer Bracket Challenge

31 Mar , 2017  

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March is madness at the Ideal Shield offices and on the college basketball hardwood. So, it only made sense to combine the two forms of mania into one giant group of fun. And that’s where the 2017 Ideal Shield Dealer Bracket Challenge was born.

Made up of 64 dealers from all around the United States, the Ideal Shield Dealer Bracket Challenge is in the same form of the NCAA Basketball tournament. However, instead of everyone trying to pick a correct bracket, we randomly drew the names of chosen dealers in each region and paired them up with college basketball teams competing in the 2017 NCAA Basketball tournament.  More…

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Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Shield!

28 Feb , 2017  

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As the industry’s strongest, most reliable, maintenance-free bollard cover available, the list of uses for Ideal’s HDPE plastic covers is extensive. And while safeguarding from collisions is its main use, Chris Parenti has come up with a more creative, marketing friendly use for one of the main staples of the company. More…

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IDEAL SHIELD

31 Jan , 2017  

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Ideal Shield has always promoted storefront safety with their offerings of steel pipe bollards and maintenance-free bollard covers. There are over 60 crashes each day, over 4,000 people injured annually, and as many as 500 killed each year. Ideal Shield feels that it’s time to raise their voices with like-minded organizations to help put a stop to vehicle-into-building crashes. More…

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Expanding Footprint in the EV Charging Industry

30 Dec , 2016  

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Ideal Shield is expanding their footprint in the electric vehicle charging station industry. They are currently working with the folks over at EVoCharge to create a newly designed Electric Vehicle Charging Station. Ideal Shield has been very successful in collaborating with Bosch on the original charging station, and this is also a promising endeavor.

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