BlastGARD Prevents Deadly Flying Glass

BlastGARD Prevents Deadly Flying Glass

In an effort to educate security professionals in and around New York City on glass retention and window protection films, Jordan Frankel, vice president of ShatterGARD, Inc. and a world-renowned glass protection expert, was asked to speak at a special Times Square Security Association Meeting. Just 10-15 years ago, businesses around Times Square, worried more about drug dealers, prostitutes and common thieves than terrorism. However, the cleanup of the area and the events of September 11th changed their concerns and priorities. With flying glass from the World Trade Center and surrounding buildings being a major contributing factor of injuries and fatalities on September 11th, most large corporations have reassessed their current security measures with a renewed look at their buildings windows.

 Almost immediately after the terrorist attacks, numerous NYC facility managers contacted ShatterGARD for a professional risk assessment of their buildings. They were concerned about an act of terrorism where the lives of workers and the hundreds of thousands of Times Square visitors would be in danger of the flying glass, not to mention the property,’ explained Frankel. The assessment led to ShatterGARDs flagship product, BlastGARD, being applied to the interior glass surface of some of the most high profile buildings in and around New Your City.

The Times Square Security Association Meeting which included representatives from Morgan Stanley, Fox News, the New York City police department, Bear Stearns and future client American Stock Exchange. At the meeting, Frankel explained that BlastGARD was originally developed for the U.S. military as a defense against bomb blasts, explosions and flying glass. Applied directly to a glass surface, BlastGARD works like an invisible coat of armor, strengthening the ‘weakest security link’ – the glass,’ he said. In the event of a major explosion, BlastGARD helps hold the razor sharp glass fragments together, preventing flying shards of glass from becoming deadly weapons.’ Frankel also told the security professionals that window protection film is a viable and affordable alternative to ballistic glass and stressed that there is no need to replace existing windows. According to Frankel, The film is virtually undetectable to the human eye and will not alter the appearance of the windows in anyway.’ BlastGARD is a perfect solution,’ Frankel told them. You can have the film installed during normal business hours. There is no smell, no toxic fumes and no disruption to your employees and visitors.’ If a picture is worth a thousand words, a demonstration is probably worth even more.

The proof came during the meeting when an NYPD officer repeatedly struck a ShatterGARD treated window and the glass simply would not break. They all became believers,’ said Frankel, looking around the room at the amazed expressions of attendees.’ After the meeting, most of the security professionals vowed to bring the BlastGARD window film solution to the attention of their companies and organizations. Mr. Frankel is available for magazine and television interviews. He may be reached at 888-306-7998-14 or by e-mail at jordan@shattergard.com. BlastGARD is available through a worldwide network of ShatterGARD authorized installers. Installations include the FBI, The Museum of Natural History, Hoover Dam and The US Military. For more information, contact ShatterGARD, Inc. 3065 McCall Drive. Suite 3, Atlanta, GA, 30340; Toll free: 1-888-306-7998-14; website: http://www.shattergard.com or Contact: ShatterGARD

Glass Protected By StormGARD

Glass Protected By StormGARD

Atlanta, GA, : In the wake of the devastation caused recently by Hurricane Ike ShatterGARD – the world leader in glass protection film – has announced that the window protection product StormGARD successfully withstood the recent brutal storms of the Gulf coast

. While some of windows may have shattered, their deadly shards adhered to the StormGARD film maintaining safety and preventing property damage.

 

 

StormGARD is a thin, virtually impenetrable Mylar coating, which provides the highest level of protection available in the glass coating industry against storms including hurricanes, tornados, Northeasters, and any other kind of storm that has the potential to damage windows in residential and commercial settings. The high strength, optically clear or tinted polyester material makes the glass significantly stronger and virtually impenetrable to the most violent of storms. The product, currently available everywhere in the United States, Canada and many other countries, is applied to the interior side of a window, and prevents glass shattering during storms. Even if a window breaks, StormGARD will help hold the dangerous shards in place, preventing further damage from wind, rain and other factors.

 

“Any storm expert will tell you that a lot of the damage caused to property by storms is not structural in nature,” says Jordan Frankel, founder and CEO of ShatterGARD, Inc. “Tens of million of dollars worth of damage occurs every year as the result of rain, debris, even animals getting into houses and businesses through shattered windows. In some heavily populated areas, a shattered window can even be an open invitation to looters. We have created this product specifically to provide a significant extra level of protection against this type of damage, from storms of all kinds. And in some cases StormGARD can eliminate the need to board up windows prior to a violent storm.” Additionally StormGARD film has passed both the Small & Large Missile Impact Tests.

 

The film is virtually undetectable to the human eye and will not alter the appearance of the windows or glass surfaces. StormGARD is installed by certified technicians with a lifetime-limited warranty. Typically installation arrangements can be made within 14 days.

 

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All arrangements – including scheduling – are made directly through ShatterGARD’s headquarters in Atlanta, GA so that customers need not deal with multiple vendors.

 

For more than 15 years, ShatterGARD, Inc. has been providing the highest quality, most dependable window and glass protection film available on the market today. Their customers include the United States Military, The Federal Government, American Stock Exchange, Bank of America, the New York Office of Public Safety and countless homeowners who are looking to protect their property from damaging storms and other acts of Mother Nature.

 

“Look, storms can and do happen anywhere, and the damage they cause is sometimes unavoidable,” says Frankel. “But the bottom line here is that home and business owners need to protect themselves as best they can and minimize the impact storms can have. We believe that StormGARD is an affordable, highly effective extra layer of protection for any home or business, Frankel further states the ShatterGARD firm will continue to offer this unique life saving glass protection film to the general public.

 

For more information, contact ShatterGARD, Inc. Toll free: 1-888-306-7998-14 website: www.shattergard.com or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_H_SNdO4_s