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FenceTech 2018 Blog ...
Fencetech is coming to Phoenix in February. Every year new products and promotions are introduced at the show. In this blog we will be looking at what will be happening at FenceTech. - Today we take a look at

Booth #1145 - Miller Edge
Visit Miller Edge at booth #1145 for an interactive educational experience. Learn how to identify entrapment zone environments, and what Miller Edge products to install for protection while meeting the UL 325 requirements when designing a gate system. more

Booth #1903 - dormakaba will be showcasing our Full Height Turnstile dormakaba will be showcasing our Full Height Turnstile on the show floor more

Booth #813 -- LiftMaster CAPXL Launch
Visit the LiftMaster® booth at FENCETECH for a first look at our all-new Access Control Solutions: Connected Access Portal, High Capacity (CAPXL) and Connected Access Portal, 2-Door Controller (CAP2D), both with LiftMaster Cloud ™ Smart Access Control Software. more

Booth #1834 - SpaceGuard Products -- Picture with the BEAST
Are your customers looking for new alternatives to fencing? Have you walked away from potential projects because you don’t have an Architect specified product to offer your customers? more

Industry News

D&D Technologies Becomes Campaign Safety Leader
Press Release - Jan 18, 2018
Huntington Beach, California, January 18th, 2017 - D&D Technologies, inventors of the first magnetic pool safety gate latch MagnaLatch®, joins Pool Safely to advocate that simple steps around the pool saves lives......
Anti-Ram Fences in Combat Against Terrorism
i-HLS - Israel Homeland Security- - Jan 18, 2018
Terrorist vehicle attacks in various cities around the world during recent years have emphasized the urgent need in the development of defense systems. Anti-crash or anti-ram fences provide a superior barrier against vehicular attacks and are suitable for high-risk facilities.....
Gate Operator Market Trends & Forecast by 2022- Industry Analysis by Geographical Regions, Type and Application
Military-Technologies - Jan 17, 2018
The Gate Operator Market Report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors. Gate Operator Industry Report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Gate Operator Market .....
Export expert ATG Access tells its story of global success
Real Business - Jan 17, 2018
ATG Access is a manufacturer of security products, in particular vehicle barriers that protect people and buildings from vehicle attack. With incidents over the last year making it a very timely product, .....

Decking Industry News

Trex Company Celebrates Its Elite Deck Builders With TrexPro Summit Awards
MarketWired - Jan 16, 2018
Trex Company, the world's number one decking and railing brand, and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, celebrated its elite deck builder partners for their creativity and workmanship at its recent TrexPro® Summit Awards......

Fence Contractors

Round Hill Fence Employee Facing Embezzlement Charges
Caledonian Record - Jan 21, 2018
On Wednesday, Jesse Ingalls, president of Round Hill Fence and Security, called state police to say he had an employee who was stealing items from his company, state police said....
New Fort Myers Fence Franchise Marks Ten for Superior Fence & Rail - Jan 18, 2018
Superior Fence & Rail has opened its 10th location, a franchised outpost in Fort Myers, Fla. The location opened in the fall of 2017, meeting high-quality fencing demands in Cape Coral, Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Sanibel Island and Babcock Ranch...

Local Government Issues

The fencing must go on, despite winter freeze
Rapid City Journal - Jan 16, 2018
Frigid temperatures did not slow determined workers at Custer State Park last week, as they worked to rebuild fire-damaged fences to contain the park's iconic buffalo......
Missouri fencing laws to be topic of program offered at 2 locations
KTTN - Jan 19, 2018
The University of Missouri Extension will offer a one-night program on Missouri fence laws at several locations throughout the state on two dates.....


Community Issues

Dells Upham Woods fence will remain
WiscNews - Jan 16, 2018
For nearly two years, a Dells group has tried to convince Upham Woods to remove a fence along County Highway N without success, and it doesn’t appear that the fence will be removed......
Family pushes for fences on Tennessee bridges in honor of man killed by thrown rock
Fox-17 - Jan 16, 2018
MT. JULIET, Tenn. — Thursday Jan. 18 will mark the 26th anniversary of the death of a young marine from Mt. Juliet, who died when a rock was thrown on his car from an interstate overpass.......

Home Owners Assoactionas

HOA's $40,000 plan for new fence is misuse of funds, some residents says
KSHB - Jan 19, 2018
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A neighborhood in Overland Park is divided after its HOA made plans to pay $40,000 to replace a fence......


KQ-2 - Jan 20, 2018
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Rosecrans Memorial Airport is taking extra steps to keep animals and airport staff safe. Rosecrans broke ground on a new wildlife fence Friday afternoon. The $1.8 million project will place fencing around the perimeter of the airport, extending approximately 20,000 linear feet and standing eight feet high....

AG Fences

Land taken for fencing, farmers along border left high and dry
DNA India - Jan 22, 2018
Majority of the farmers whose land was acquired for fencing are still being deprived of compensation. The government acquired zero point land from farmers in the year 1992 for fencing in about 225 km in Barmer district on the India-Pakistan border on the border of Rajasthan.....
Wild dog co-ordinators wanted to support QLD exclusion fencing gains
Sheep Centralnbsp;- Jan 22, 2018
MORE wild dog co-ordinators are being sought in central and south-west Queensland to support the roll-out of exclusion fencing in the region....
With a beehive fence, Kerala’s farmers tell marauding elephants to buzz off
KVOA - Jan 19, 2018
AJO - State and federal officials are looking for volunteers for a fence construction project Saturday near Ajo. This project, by the Arizona Game and Fish Department, Arizona Arizona Antelope Foundation, and Bureau of Land Management, ....

Fence and Animals - Wildlife

With a beehive fence, Kerala’s farmers tell marauding elephants to buzz off
Reuters - Jan 19, 2018
MAYILATTUMPARA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A year ago, no one in Mayilattumpara could sleep soundly at night. Residents of the village in the foothills of Thrissur district, in southwest India’s Kerala state, feared invasions by wild elephants....
Massive monitor lizard freed from metal bar predicament
UPI - Jan 19, 2018
Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Animal rescuers were summoned to a Thailand fence where a massive monitor lizard attempted to squeeze between metal bars and found itself stuck....

Fence and Animals - Pets

8 Ways To Protect Your Dog From Coyote Attacks
Dog Time - Jan 19, 2018
As humans spread into coyote habitats with their pets more and more, the odds of encounters between dogs and coyotes skyrocket. These encounters can be deadly, especially for small dogs..
Electric Invisible Fences For Dogs: Pros And Cons
Dog Time - Jan 19, 2018
Invisible fences for dogs are cheap, adaptable, electric barriers that keep dogs from crossing property lines by delivering an electric shock via a battery-powered collar...

USA/Mexico Border Fence

Will Trump’s wall ever be built? NewsHour - Jan 22, 2018
President Donald Trump signed an executive order last year calling for the construction of a new border wall spanning the length of the U.S.-Mexico border. While prototypes have been built in California, there is still no funding from Congress to build a permanent structure....
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Beto O’Rourke fence about El Paso’s safety
Austin American-Statesman - Jan 16, 2018
The fact-checking PolitiFact Texas project has previously spotted flaws in claims about El Paso’s relative safety. This week, still, a Texas Democrat hoping to fill the Senate seat held by Republican Ted Cruz brought up such rankings ....
Everything We Know About Donald Trump's Proposed Border Wall
Fortune - Jan 19, 2018
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump passionately promoted construction of a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico and insisted that Mexico would pay it. …...

International Borders

Fence on border with Russia targets specifically illegal immigration - Latvian ambassador
Baltic Times - Jan 18, 2018
MOSCOW - The planned construction of a wall on Latvia’s border with Russia and Belarus is aimed specifically against illegal immigration from Central and Southeast Asia, Latvian Ambassador to Russia Maris Riekstins told TASS on Wednesday.....


Weird News

75 years since massive temperature swing in Spearfish
ABC News - Jan 22, 2017
Monday marks the 75th anniversary of a startling weather event that put a western South Dakota city in the record books: In just two minutes, the temperature in Spearfish jumped from negative 4 degrees (-20 Celsius) to 45 degrees (7 Celsius) on Jan. 22, 1943.....

Classified Ads


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SEEKING A SENIOR LEVEL PRODUCTION MANAGER! Hercules Fence is a premier Fence & Perimeter Security Company in the Washington DC/Baltimore Metropolitan area. We excel in commercial and high security work at some of the most prestigious locations in the United States. We are seeking a Senior Level Production Manager to run our Production Department at our continually growing Jessup, Maryland branch. Experience in a fast-paced construction environment is a must!
Excellent communication with crews as well as with customers is critical  ·  Organization and efficiency ·  Leadership and interpersonal skills ·  Have the ability to manage, prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner ·  Project Management and problem solving skills ·  Ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative ·  Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Word, Excel, & Outlook
Planning and organizing production schedules  ·  Assessing project and resource requirements ·  Overseeing production processes ·  Selecting, ordering and purchasing materials ·  Supervising all crews and subcontractors ·  Ensuring all project deadlines are met · 
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package! We have other positions available: sales, estimating, superintendents, and project management!

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No Phone Calls Please! Hercules Fence is an EOE/AAE.


We are Western Canada’s largest fencing company, with 12 branches in AB, BC & SK. Previous sales/estimating experience and ability to do take-off’s from blue prints for construction projects would be an asset. A valid drivers’ license and previous computer experience is required. These are full-time positions for sales of chain link fence and related materials. Please submit your resume and remuneration requirements to the contact listed below. Rite-Way Fencing Inc. has two positions available:
Inside / Outside Sales – Edmonton - Apply to: Please specify “Inside / Outside Sales – Edmonton” in your correspondence.
Residential / Commercial Sales – Kelowna - Apply to: a Please specify “Residential / Commercial Sales – Kelowna” in your correspondence.


PEXCO LLC Is looking for Eastern & Western Region Fence Sales Managers. Pexco is the leading producer of privacy fence slats for chain link fencing, marketed under it's well known PDS® Fence Products brand. These positions each require a minimum of 5 years of sales experience in the Fence Industry, 60% travel, with respective home based offices in the Northeast and the Pacific Northwest. An attractive benefits package, auto allowance and compensation commensurate with each of these positions is offered. Applicants please contact: Richard Brooks (VP Sales & Marketing) or (978) 248-6013


STATESIDE STEEL AND WIRE is Hiring An Outside Sales Rep. Send resume to




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