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Industry News

Barrette Outdoor Living Fleet Vehicles to Showcase Boerboel(R) Gate Solutions
Digital Journal - Mar 25, 2016
CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - March 24, 2016) - Barrette Outdoor Living has enhanced their current fleet of vehicles with updated graphics that highlight and promote the company's Boerboel® Gate Solution products. Four of the trucks are outfitted with the new graphic designs...
Ready to roll with it
Lacrosse Tribune - Mar 25, 2016
The cart is ideal for farmers who rotate grazing sites, such as for chickens, goats and sheep, and frequently need to move their flexible fencing....
Grange Fencing boost marketing
HortWeek - Mar 22, 2016
Decorative garden structures and fencing company, Grange has invested in marketing by expanding its marketing department to a dedicated five-strong team tasked with delivering continuous progression in the light of the new brand launch at Glee....
Jacksons Fencing at the Security & Counter Terror Expo 2016
Press Release - Mar 23, 2016
Jacksons Fencing will be exhibiting at the Security & Counter Terror Expo (formerly Counter Terror Expo) next month – 19th and 20th April 2016; showcasing a selection of tested, certified and approved steel vertical railing and mesh fencing systems, noise reduction security barriers and PAS 68 solutions. ...

Decking Industry News

New "Your Choice Program™" eBook from DuraLife™ Helps Users Design Custom, Beautiful Decks in Three Easy Steps
Digital Journal - Mar 29, 2016
Biddeford, ME, March 29, 2016 --(PR.com)-- DuraLife™, the leading manufacturer of durable decking & railing systems, has introduced a new eBook highlighting the company’s first-of-its-kind Your Choice Program™. ...
CPG Building Products Names Elite SEM Digital Marketing Partner
PRNewswire - Mar 24, 2016
CPG Building Products, the leader in premium, low maintenance, exterior building products, announces that it has named Elite SEM its digital marketing partner. In that role, Elite SEM will focus on paid search and SEO to increase digital awareness and enhance brand positioning as industry leaders for TimberTech Decking and Railing and AZEK's Deck, Rail, Siding, Trim and Moulding. ...

Fence Contractors

Collier clerk withholds payment again from county vendors in latest battle over spending taxpayer money
Naples Daily News - Mar 26, 2016
Collier County Clerk Dwight Brock once again is withholding payment from companies doing business with the county, this time because government purchasing agents aren't demanding basic receipts or invoice details from vendors hired more than a year ago to install and repair fences.....

Local Government Issues

Ironwood seeks fencing bids for former mining sinkholes
Your Daily Globe - Mar 29, 2016
Ironwood — The city of Ironwood will seek bids on obtaining safety fencing for three or four former mining sites. City commissioners agreed Monday to seek the bids as part of $21,000 that has been budgeted for safety around the sites, including sinkholes....
Outrage after security fence is built inches from back gates in Northampton
Northampton Chronicle & Echo - Mar 23, 2016
On Monday, people living in Holdenby Road, Kingsthorpe, say they were shocked to find Northampton Borough Council had put up the 8ft tall structure just inches from their back gates, around the perimeter of St Davids Allotments....
Fence to prevent suicides installed on Fremont Bridge
KGW - Mar 29, 2016
PORTLAND, Ore. -- On the top deck of the Fremont Bridge, workers are installing 1,100 feet of chain link fence. It’s a $250,000 job funded by the Oregon Department of Transportation. The goal is to slow people trying to take their own lives. ....
Council ‘disappointed’ fence appeal dismissed
Stamford Mercury - Mar 25, 2016
Stamford Town Council says it’s ‘disappointed’ that an appeal to keep a fence at Stamford Cemetery has been refused - but the future of the fence remains unclear....
Silver Lake Landlord Builds Fence Across Public Street To Keep Out "Crime"
LAist - Mar 26, 2016
To be entirely clear, we’re not sure how this is legal. An apartment building owner in Silver Lake has erected a black-metal fence and gate that bars access to a public road, according to LA Magazine.¯...
Planners reject fence application despite it already being put up
Barnsley-Chronicle - Mar 22, 2016
PLANNERS have rejected an application to put up a substantial fence with concrete posts near historic cottages in the Elsecar conservation area, which was made only after the work had been done...
Mpls auto shop fights City Hall over razor wire
KARE-11 - Mar 26, 2016
In the last few years thieves were able to get into his back lot, scaling his 8-foot fence with three rows of barbed wire. They pushed him too far when they started .....

Airports

L.A. Airport Peace Officers (LAAPOA) Securing perimeter fence is essential to airport securit
Government Security News - Mar 22, 2016
Airport perimeter breaches have become all too commonplace. According to a news investigation published in April of 2015, at the time, there had been 24 perimeter breaches at LAX since 2004. LAX has seen more perimeter breaches in the past three years than any other three year span in recent history. ..
Nigeria: Construction of Airport Fences to Cost N25bn
AllAfrica - Mar 28, 2016
If Nigeria decides to build perimeter and operational fences around the 22 airports that are currently partially fenced or without fences, the country would require about N25 billion. ..

AG Fencing

FFA chapter coordinating fence-building volunteers, donations
High Plains Journal - Mar 28, 2016
The Anderson Creek Fire that started March 22 in Woods County, Oklahoma, is still burning through Comanche and Barber County in Kansas as of March 28. Kansas officials are reporting the fire is 31 percent contained in Barber County and 90 percent contained in Comanche County after a 1-inch snow fell Easter Sunday over the fire line....
HORSE RESCUE CENTRE LAUNCHES MAJOR FENCE FUNDRAISER AMID FEARS OVER ANIMAL SAFETY
The Leader - Mar 22, 2016
A Spanish horse rescue centre has launched a major fundraising campaign to build a secure new boundary fence amid fears for the safety of its rescued horses, ponies and donkeys.....
Fresh funding for dog fight
Farm Weekly - Mar 22, 2016
Everything old is new again, including dingo fencing. Once the only way of controlling wild dogs, the need to maintain dog fences lessened with the introduction of 1080 baiting, and waned further when sheep fell out of fashion......

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Neighbors

Tuscarawas Twp. neighbors take fence feud to new heights
Canton Repository - Mar 16, 2016
TUSCARAWAS TWP. People with a taste for life in the country love it out here. Some are children or grandchildren of farmers who never left. And recent move-ins have carved out their own piece of paradise with new homes on fertile land that once sprouted corn and grain, ...
Since You Asked: Neighbors and fences, good and bad
Mail Tribune - Mar 27, 2016
For reasons that will become apparent, I would prefer to remain anonymous, but I have a question about fences between two properties. Actually, I have a statement and then a question. The statement is my neighbor is a slob and his wooden fence ...

USA/Mexico Border Fence

Op-Ed History shows Trump's 'beautiful' border wall would be worthless
AZCentral - Mar 25, 2016
A 10-mile stretch of the Arizona border with Mexico was left unmanned for two days, allowing criminal cartel members to cut a hole in the fence, drive two vehicles into the U.S. and escape, according to the head of the national Border Patrol union.....

International Border

Bulgaria says ready to erect fence on border with Greece
Reuters - Mar 24, 2016
Bulgaria is ready to build a fence on its border with Greece to keep out migrants amid fears they could head its way after the Western Balkan route was closed, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said on Friday....
Phase one of fence construction along the Latvian-Russian border complete
USA Today - Mar 28, 2016
Authorities say the main reason for the project is to stop the flow of illegal migrants. The construction of a high-security fence along the border of Latvia and Russia is in full swing....
German Company Apologises Over ‘Border Fence’ Beer
Breitbart - Mar 24, 2016
A brewery in Germany has been forced to take its “Border Fence” beer from supermarket shelves after a campaign claimed the beer was “anti-migrant” and alluded to Nazism....

Weird News

Cops: Pennsylvania Woman Takes Cab From NYC, Skips $600 Fare
ABC News - Mar 28, 2016
A 44-year-old woman is accused of skipping out on a $600 fare after police say she took a taxi 135 miles from New York City to her Pennsylvania home....

Classified Ads

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HELP WANTED

STATESIDE STEEL AND WIRE is Hiring An Outside Sales Rep. Send resume to Careers@StatesideSteel.com

HELP WANTED

SALES ASSOCIATE IN UPSTATE NY - Anvil Fence & Access Systems seeks a high energy, self-motivated and goal oriented individual who will work aggressively to grow our sales through increased market penetration for our traditional product line as well as the identification and development of new markets, new products, and new services. In addition to being outgoing and able to build sales relationships, this individual must also have an attention to detail to be able to determine project specifications and accurately generate quotations. Associate degree and sales experience required. Apply online at www.fmgroup.com/careers or e-mail resume to mspiezio@fmgroup.com.

HELP WANTED

WALLACE INTERNATIONAL
Wallace International is growing and is looking for a full time Market Developer.  Wallace International manufactures products that are being installed at prisons, airports, data centres and other private high security applications. 
  Responsibilities:
· Developing a territory by qualifying prospects, cold calling and maintaining relationships
with various levels of management.
· Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
· Participate in marketing events such as seminars and trade shows (some travel is required).
· Maintain Salesforce database by inputting customer profile and updates; including data entry and new lead generation.
Requirements:
· Proven sales experience
· Experience working with Salesforce or similar CRM
· Familiarity with different sales techniques and pipeline management
· Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
· Self-motivated and driven
· BA/BS degree or equivalent is considered an asset.
Apply in Confidence to S. Muller Email: careers@wallaceintl.com

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SALES ASSOCIATE NEEDED IN NORTHERN NJ ļæ½ Seeking self-motivated sales associate to build new client relationships by providing fence estimates through our application system. Computer skills a must! Benefits/unlimited earnings. Email resume to: suzanne@janfence.com

 
 

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