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Secure Perimeter: Essential for Safety and Protection
April 22, 2022
Perimeter security is crucial in preventing unauthorized individuals from accessing sensitive and potentially dangerous areas. A recent incident at a nuclear power plant in South Carolina highlights the importance of maintaining a secure perimeter. After being denied access earlier in the day, the suspect attempted to forcefully drive through a gate. They then crashed through ... Secure Perimeter: Essential for Safety and Protection
Why Should I Consider a Vertical Pivot Gate?
September 22, 2020
Why Should I Consider a Vertical Pivot Gate? Automatic gates and fencing are a cornerstone of perimeter security. For commercial and industrial buildings in particular, slide gates are quite common. But there is another style, Vertical Pivot Gates (VPG).   VPGs are automatic vehicular gate systems that open and close with the same motion of a ... Why Should I Consider a Vertical Pivot Gate?
Distribution Center Solution with AutoGate
September 2, 2020
Nice article written by one of our business partners for a common National Account we share. Thank you Telaid!   Read more:  Distribution Center Solution with AutoGate
Automatic Gates & the Security Challenge
December 21, 2018
Automatic Gates:  The misunderstood perimeter security challenge. Don’t be naive about crime and advantages of perimeter security.  Many security plans are designed to meet an intent of regulations or laws governing security.  Security products are numerous and have tons of marketing collateral to entice the buyer.   Which have the value or product features you need?   ... Automatic Gates & the Security Challenge
Protecting against vehicular attacks.
November 8, 2018
With vehicles seemingly becoming the weapon of choice for terrorists, the need to protect citizens from people willing to do us harm has dawned on most large cities, leaving many still trying to find the best way to protect their citizens.  Pedestrians on sidewalks and public spaces are a “soft target” of choice.  No need ... Protecting against vehicular attacks.
Vehicular Terrorism
November 8, 2018
Use of low-tech on soft targets have been escalating dramatically the last decade.  Increasingly, the use of vehicles to strike at pedestrians is becoming more common.  The use of active barrier systems such as Crash Gates designed to stop a vehicle or deny its forced entry is a great solution.   London, New York, Toronto, Nice, ... Vehicular Terrorism
Man Crashes Car through Front Gate of Nuclear Power Plant
June 12, 2017
LaSALLE CO. – The nuclear power plant in LaSalle County had an unexpected visitor early Monday morning. 22-year-old Kevin Wegner of Plainfield, Illinois was arrested for drunk driving and possession of drug paraphernalia. Authorities say he crashed his car through the front gate of the Exelon Nuclear Station at 2601 N. 21st Rd. a little ... Man Crashes Car through Front Gate of Nuclear Power Plant
Police seek suspect after stolen car crashes at Fort Meade
June 11, 2017
Authorities say they have found a man who crashed a stolen car into the fence around Fort Meade in Maryland and then fled onto the campus, which is home to the National Security Agency. Anne Arundel County police and Fort Meade officials announced Thursday morning that the man was found trying to hide in the ... Police seek suspect after stolen car crashes at Fort Meade
Car crashes through gate at Hackensack, NJ cemetery
June 10, 2017
HACKENSACK, N.J. (WABC) — A car crashed through a gate at a cemetery in Hackensack, New Jersey Thursday morning. The BMW came to a stop 25 feet into St. Joseph’s Cemetery after crashing through a wrought iron fence and knocking over nearly a dozen marble tombstones. “I was standing right here in the middle talking ... Car crashes through gate at Hackensack, NJ cemetery

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