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InCord Orchestra Pit Safety at LDI/Live Design Las Vegas

LDI showcases products and services for the entertainment industry, with exhibitors displaying their offerings in specialty lighting, staging, and sound gear. This year’s show took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center. October 18-20. InCord personnel were in attendance, and brought their own sense of showmanship to the event… Seem like a strange event for North America’s leading netting fabricator? …

Industrial Designer uses netting, wins Designer of the Year Award

Huffington post reports German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic has been awarded as Designer of the Year by Design Miami. His work includes a unique project called Netscape. Quoting from the story: “Motivated towards “defining function in human terms”, it is no wonder Grcic earned the award which honours only the very best established designers who have truly made a mark …

InCord and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Buy American

With our fabricating facility located in Colchester, Connecticut, InCord is proud to announce that all of our netting products are compliant for use on any American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Section 1605) federally funded project. We can assure our customers and representatives that all of our design and fabrication is accomplished within the United States making your “Buy American” public …

Welcome to our little garden spot…..

We have always been of the opinion that industry doesn’t need to be industrial looking. There is no reason a manufacturing facility can’t also be an attractive feature in it’s neighborhood. InCord worked with an area landscape designer to incorporate truly beautiful landscape elements into our industrial facility. As summer draws to a close we thought we would share a …

Historic Comstock Covered Bridge Project- East Hampton, CT

How do you provide safety while preserving an historically significant bridge built in 1840, with innovative construction methods patented in the same year? The Comstock covered bridge in East Hampton, CT spans an important waterway and was in serious need of repairs, but it’s historic value required a specialized approach. Once again FallProof Networks was able to fill the special …

Henry Avenue Bridge – Philadelphia, PA

How do you provide a containment system for a bridge project when no lifting equipment can be employed from below? See how FallProof Networks addressed the special challenges of this project! InCord nets formed an integral part in the rehabilitation of this bridge, built in 1932 and listed on the National register of Historic Places. Click this link to view …

Construction Safety History Lesson

Interesting historic video footage shows some of the work of Joseph Strauss, bridge engineer during San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge construction. Techniques may have changed, materials have improved, but the efforts of today’s safety pioneers continue to prevent lost lives and property damages. InCord is proud to carry on and contribute to safety innovations in the Industrial and Construction industries …

Thanks for a Great Show – USITT 2010

InCord personnel attending this year’s USITT Annual Conference and Stage Expo report good attendance and good results. This show gave us a chance to meet and speak with several new contacts. It was astonishing to hear so many people who had stories about falls from stage and into orchestra pits. InCord’s orchestra pit safety systems are custom engineered to help …

MLB player whose mom was hit by foul ball calls for more netting

Denard Span of the Minnesota Twins is convinced that additional protective netting is in order for baseball stadiums to protect spectators. after sending a foul ball into the stands next to the dugout. Wanda Wilson, Span’s mother, was struck – prompting Span to renew his call to extend safety netting to protects fans from hard-hit foul balls. Quoted in an …

Take me out to the ballgame…..

But keep it safe! Check out this story below about netting that kept an overly enthusiastic fan from serious injury. Fan jumps from upper deck at Stadium Teen OK after landing on netting behind home plate By Mark Feinsand / MLB.com 08/10/2005 12:47 AM ET NEW YORK — A fan jumped from the upper deck during the eighth inning of …