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The Rise of a Millennial CEO: InCord’s Meredith Ritz Shay

The Rise of a Millennial CEO: InCord’s Meredith Ritz Shay Before Meredith Ritz Shay turned 30 in July 2019, she became CEO of InCord, the largest manufacturer of safety netting in North America, created NetPlay USA, a joint venture with InCord’s primary supplier in Germany, and acquired another company. It’s telling that when Shay talks about the recent acquisition of …

Sports Netting: A Maintenance Guide from InCord Play

Maintaining Your Sports Netting: Inspection, repair, and wear prevention Netting helps keep the game on the field and protects people and property from the hazards of rogue projectiles. At InCord Play, we have 25 years experience supplying sports netting systems and advising customers on applications, material choices, maintenance, and repair. How much do you really know about the condition of …

InCord to exhibit at 2019 Athletic Business Conference

Come see InCord’s safety netting in action at The Athletic Business Conference & Expo. The premier educational event and trade show for athletic, fitness and recreation professionals. November 13-16, 2019 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center. Stop by and see InCord at Booth 1144 and speak with Charles Crawford. InCord will showcasing specialty sports and athletics nets and netting systems from …

InCord: A Leader in the WorkPlace

InCord, North America’s largest custom netting fabricator, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded as a Top Workplace for 2019 by the Hartford Courant for the ninth consecutive year. Hartford Courant recognized 60 companies and organizations in Greater Hartford on September 19, 2019. These companies were recognized as a result of surveys about the workplace completed by their …

Safety First, Last & Always. A look at Safety Nets from InCord

As seen in September 2019 Stage-Directions Issue The Connecticut-based InCord has been making safety nets for over 24 years; making them for a variety of industries—industrial, construction, amusement, sports, environmental. They’ve been constructing theater-specific safety nets for the past 13 years. They offer products to protect cast and crew from set construction to rehearsals, right through the final performance to …

InCord Passes Annual ISO 9001:2015 Audit with Perfect Score

InCord has successfully passed their ISO 9001 annual audit for the 11th year in a row, and for the 5th year in a row having passed the audit with a perfect score of zero procedure errors. The ISO 9001 quality program certifies that their business operations including the entire workflow from the customer placing an order, through production, to shipping …

InCord Featured in Material Handling & Automation News

As seen in April 9, 2019 issue InCord Safety Netting Opens New Plant in Connecticut InCord, North America’s leading manufacturer of custom safety netting solutions, recently opened a new manufacturing facility in Oakdale, Connecticut, which is devoted entirely to the company’s material handling product line. “This greatly increases our capacity and streamlines workflow,” says Brian Stevenson, Vice President of InCord’s …

InCord in the Beginning: A New Template for a Changing World

Enter InCord’s front doors and you’re greeted by a bright, multicolored, mural-like painting celebrating netting, a smiling receptionist ready to assist, and a life-size statue of Elvis mid-song and wearing a long scarf of rainbow netting. If you are lucky, you might come across InCord’s own bard and Director of Business Development-Environmental Division, Danny Shanahan, reciting an original poem to …

InCord’s Creative Management: Becoming a Place Workers Love

InCord receives CT Top Workplace Award for 8th consecutive year in 2018 How many of us can say we love going to work? How many of us are all too familiar with the dread and despair that ensues when we even think about our job? Trying to imagine “love” and “work” in connection to each other may seem a contradiction …

InCord Featured in Construction Today Magazine

InCord has recently been featured in the January issue of Construction Today Magazine – a publication focusing on companies that build in North America. We are grateful to not only be exclusively profiled as an innovative manufacturer focused on safety within our industry, but to share the pride we take in our products, as well as our InCord company culture.