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This weekly email searches main media outlets finding stories that may be of interest to contractors in the fencing and access control industry. It is published by de facto, inc., which also publishes fencebids.


 Blog - In the Loop

Automatic Open (Free Exit) Loop distance formula
The simple things make a big impression on customers. As installers we want to make a gate that works, but we often overlook the small features,....
In the Loop Blog Sep 12, 2011 ...

Industry News

D&D Gets Even Smarter with the Implementation of QR Codes into their Product Support Materials
Press Release - Sep 12, 2011
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA - D&D Technologies is excited to announce the implementation of QR Codes® into their marketing materials. "Our customers want direct, instant access to the information they are seeking," ...
Kencove Farm Fence to display solar fencing, other latest products at Ohio Farm Science Review
Press Release - Sep 12, 2011
- Kencove Farm Fence Supplies will join the multitude of agribusinesses looking to show off their latest and greatest offerings at the 2011 Farm Science Review, ...
Tampa Pool Fence Company Launches New Website - - Sep 12, 2011
Sure Guard Pool Fence, announced the launch of their website today. The owners of Sure Guard have extensive experience in the manufacturing of pool fences in Tampa, ...

Decking Industry News

Parksite Agrees to Distribute SIGMADEK’s Innovative Outdoor Deck Products in USA
PR Web - Sep 13, 2011
SIGMADEK Ltd. announced today two major advances for its innovative outdoor component decking system that replaces traditional wood members, stairs and railings with durable, easy-to-assemble aluminum structures. ...
AZEK® Building Products and VAST® Enterprises, LLC Establish Strategic Alliance
Marketwatch - Sep 13, 2011
AZEK® Building Products and VAST® Enterprises, LLC Establish Strategic Alliance ...

Fence Contractors in the News

Middleburg Heights fence project goes unfinished for months - - Sep 1, 2011
MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio - A Northeast Ohio family got some help after the installation of a fence took much longer than expected and the project wasn't up to code...

Local Government Issues

Dangerous San Marcos fencing may be replaced  - Sep 12, 2011
SAN MARCOS — The wooden lodgepole fencing along North Twin Oaks Valley Road in San Marcos was supposed to be pretty when it was built in the late 1990s, .....
Modifications to DPW Building, Fencing Will Cost About $421,000  - Sep 8, 2011
The Village Board approved the Department of Public Works Building Upgrade Project on Tuesday with a total cost not to exceed $421,784 with a four to three vote....
Court Summons For Georgica Beach Property Owner, Fence Builder
The East Hampton Press  - Sep 9, 2011
The owner of an oceanfront house near Georgica Beach and her contractor have been issued summonses to appear in court for violating...
Ten-year-old 'temporary' national park fence must go, rules Government
Grough  - Sep 7, 2011
The Welsh Government has said a ‘temporary’ fence across some of a national park’s highest land must go....

Community Issues

Anger over fencing blocking park path
Parkersburg News  - Sep 11, 2011
FAMILIES who oppose new homes being built on Gloucester Park are angry contractors have installed a 7ft-tall hoarding blocking their access to the site....
Fence to protect marker
Parkersburg News  - Sep 11, 2011
WATERTOWN TWP. - Tucked in the middle of a field in Watertown Township with corn stalks reaching for the sky, is the grave of a one-time slave who become legendary for living 125 years....
Apple heeds opposition to building a fence inside its Greenwich store
Greenwich Time  - Sep 19, 2011
The purveyor of iPhones, iPads and MacBooks is putting the brakes on the installation of a floor-to-ceiling security gate at its Greenwich Avenue,..

Schools and Fences

Mom's persistence brings school fence
Kennebec Journal  - Sep 8, 2011
WAYNE -- The lack of a fence around the ... rolls of chain link fencing, put on the top rail and install the gate...
Safety Fencing Installed at all CUSD Elementary Schools  - Sep 8, 2011
The school is among four others in the Carlsbad Unified School District that got new fencing this summer. ...
School fence in Llanfairfechan looks like a ‘prison’
North Wales Weekly News  - Sep 8, 2011
PARENTS have expressed concerns about a new school fence after some claimed it looks like a prison. ...

Fences and Volunteers

St Helena students pitch in on fencing project
Diamond Valley Leader  - Sep 13, 2011
Year 9 students rolled up their sleeves and got stuck into fencing as part of Global Village, a project in partnership with the Diamond Valley Baptist Church....
Scouts install new fence at Falling Waters Park as part of Eagle Scout project
Jackson Citizen Patriot  - Sep 10, 2011
They were installing a fence Saturday to line a new 0.4-acre section of the historic Falling Waters Park about a mile west of Spring Arbor...

Fence Disputes

Resident sues Highland Park in fence dispute
Highland Park News  - Sep 9, 2011
A Highland Park resident has filed a lawsuit against the city, Mayor Nancy Rotering and Community Development Director Michael Blue for allegedly harassing him to remove his fence....


Stolen Fences

Man caught stealing 16 fence posts from school
Southgate News Heral  - Sep 6, 2011
ALLEN PARK — A man was caught stealing fence posts off a construction site at Rogers Early Childhood Center, 5000 Shenandoah, at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 26.....

Fences and Animals - Wildlife

Huge Fence Good for Animals and People  - Sep 6, 2011
A 400 kilometer electrified fence installed in Kenya has been found to be good for people, wild animals and plants. It was completed in 2009, and took twenty years to construct...

September 11th

Remembering 9/11: A decade of tributes left on a fence  - Sep 5, 2011
Every day, the chain link fence on the hill overlooking the crash site is covered with notes and personal items left by visitors. "It is so personalized...
Ribbons on historic fence memorialize 9/11 victims - Sep 10, 2011
The historic chain fence that runs along the front lawn and walkway of St. James Episcopal Church is thick with white ribbons, 2,996 of them...

Weird News

Drunk woman drives to cop station to pick up drunk boyfriend: Police - Sep 8, 2011
Cops in Saanich, B.C., are reminding people not to drink and drive — especially to the police station. ....

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