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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 …

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 …

Customer Story – InCord nets on the job

Check out this story from one of our customers whose InCord netting system caught 12 cubic feet of concrete. See the whole letter below: “If you recall, I spoke to you almost two months ago regarding the netting system that I purchased for a project in Puerto Rico… Well I’m just writing to let you know how your netting system …

Spectators, officers, and advocates use net to save bear from fatal fall

As reported in the Tahoe Daily Tribune on September 18, 2007, a little technology and an innovative approach can save the day for wildlife. Read the rest of the story below: Spectators, officers, and advocates use net to save bear from fatal fall From the Tahoe Daily Tribune Published: September 18, 2007 By Andrew Chrisancho DONNER SUMMIT — About a …

From BUILDER magazine

Interesting article cites statistics of working on home building job sites. See below to view the entire content of this item: More workers die on construction sites than in any other industry, but that grisly statistic can be changed. It’s up to you. Source: BUILDER Magazine Publication date: 2005-07-01 By Steve Zurier MAKE NO MISTAKE: Working on a home building …