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In good times and tough times, InCord is always ready to deliver.

As the Coronavirus (COVID‐19) situation continues to develop, please be aware that we have implemented precautions at our locations as we continue to meet our customers’ needs. Our supply chain is intact and as strong as ever. We have a well‐equipped manufacturing facility and stocked inventory in place. InCord team members have been in constant communications with each other and …

InCord Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Leader in Manufacturing of Custom Safety Netting Solutions

InCord is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a leading manufacturer of custom safety netting solutions. The family owned and operated company was founded in 1995 by Ed Ritz and Bob and Mary Martin. Pioneers Ed Ritz and Bob and Mary Martin started InCord with the intention of creating a different kind of company—an exemplary workplace from the perspective of employees—starting …

Saving a Life a Day

“Your product helped save a child,” a customer told InCord in a July 2019 voice message. Calling from Hawaii, theater technical specialist Darrell Ziegler described how during a children’s theatre camp, there was a blackout in the Kahilu Theatre. Before the emergency lights came on, one kid backed up and fell off the stage—onto an InCord safety net. Ziegler, the …

InCord and Mystic Aquarium: Partners in Marine Conservation

Innovative Solutions For Marine Conservation Quinn McKenna, Aquatic and Marine Sales Rep, was recently interviewed at CT’s very own Mystic Aquarium. InCord has been working with this amazing organization for years in an effort to do our part in helping to keep animals and visitors at the aquarium safe. InCord is proud to have a partnership with Mystic Aquarium, an …

Custom play experiences. You dream it, InCord Play creates it.

Custom Netting, Play Structures and Fencing from InCord Play From mini-golf courses to tree house loft netting and fencing that will stand the test of a high traffic facility, InCord Play provides netting solutions for applications across a wide range of amusement and recreation facilities. InCord Play materials are lead compliant and resistant to wear, chemicals, moisture and UV- ideal …

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 …

Sharing Our Knowledge of Waterpark Maintenance at WWA Show

InCord Play presented a focused workshop for the ‘WWA University’, a series of seminars held at the 2019 World Waterpark Association Trade Show in Orlando on October 7th. Robin Ritz was part of the panel speaking about Waterpark Maintenance for a second year. The session focused on helping waterpark operators improve their maintenance programs. Attendees, ranging from experienced engineering professionals …

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 …