Designing Success

Alumi-Guard's Architecture Services Group

Last year was an exciting year for Alumi-Guard’s Architect Services Group. During 2012, we worked with hundreds of architects who were specifying fence in their projects. When the jobs went out to bid, we passed the leads along to you, our dealers - to assist in growing your businesses.

Alumi-Guard reached out to the architectural community in 2012 through national shows and regional events. The 2012 Construct Expo, hosted by CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) was held on September 11-14. Over 2,500 Specifiers, Architects, Engineers, Project Managers, Contractors, and students were in attendance along with exhibitors and peers across the expo hall floor. In addition, Architects loved our recycled content towards LEED points!

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Picture It With FenceStudioTM

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"FenceStudioTM is an online tool that enables you to see what an Alumi-Guard fence will look like on your customer’s property within minutes!"

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Tech Point Training: Addressing a Shortage of Skilled Workers

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Alumi-Guard recently added a full 2nd shift at the beginning of this year and could not find enough welders to fill all open positions across both shifts. Staffing agencies and face-to-face interviews with potential off the street candidates could not meet the number of welders required for production.

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Alumi-Guard Makes History in the Fence Business

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The salt spray test is a standardized test method used to check corrosion resistance of coated samples. Since coatings can provide a high corrosion resistance through the intended life of the part in use, it is necessary to check corrosion resistance by other means. Salt spray is an accelerated corrosion test that produces a corrosive attack to the coated samples in order to predict its suitability in use as a

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Adjusti-Gate Revolutionizes the Fence Industry!

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You asked...We listened.

Introducing the all new, groundbreaking adjustable gate system: Adjusti-Gate™ by Alumi-Guard. Demanded by customers and developed by our engineers, the newly patented Adjusti-Gate™ system eliminates unsightly u-bolts and bolt-throughs - providing maximum adjustability for installers.

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Product Spotlight
New Adjusti-Gate Hinge

Alumi-Guard is proud to introduce the Adjusti-Gate Hinge for the new T-slot post. The new Adjusti-Gate Hinge system, made by Boerboel, allows for maximum adjustability and will fit both slide and swing gates.

New Adjusti-Gate Hinge System

Like a loyal guard dog, Boerboel gate hardware products are strong and dependable. Ideal for security, safety or convenience, Boerboel’s innovative hinges, latches, drop rods and other gate accessories are the perfect complement to any gate.

Photos: Alumi-Guard

Did you know...

The appearance of the fence in human societies marked the transition from a pattern of looting nature to taking care of it. It was with devoted agriculture that fences came about. In Ancient Mesopotamia, Rousseau curiously alludes to the inventor of the fence - stating: "The first man who, having fenced in a piece of land, said "This is mine,"... that man was the true founder of civil society."

The fence helped institutionalize one of the most important elements of the social contract – the collective recognition of private property.

The Culture of the Fence: Artifacts and Meanings, Christina Kotchemidov