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Exhibiting at ATSSA Expo, San Antonio, 1/28-30/2018
December 07 2017

Our Traffic Safety Products Division will be exhibiting at the 48th Annual ATSSA Convention & Expo. Come visit us in booth #425.

ATSSA EXPO


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Shopping Basket Division Sale
September 20 2017

We are pleased to announce the sale of our Shopping Basket business to R.W. Rogers Company in  St. Charles, IL. 

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New Mexico Approves Plasticade Modular Glare Screen
August 08 2017

The New Mexico Department of Transportation has reviewed our Plasticade Modular Glare Screen system and has approved it for use.

Approval Letter


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New Manufacturer’s Representative for Traffic Safety Products
August 02 2017

We are pleased to announce that Wes Yockey has joined Plasticade as a Manufacturer's Representative of our line of Traffic Safety Products. Wes will be working with customers in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

He has been a Sales Representative for 22 years in the safety products industry and has...


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Henry Ross Wins Industry Achievement Award
February 24 2017

Henry Ross and Kathi Holst

We are very proud to share the news that Henry Ross our Director of Government Relations has won the prestigious
ATSSA Industry Achievement Award.
 

 

Kathi Holst,of D2K Traffic Equipment & Design,

presented the award to Henry at the 2017 ATSSA Expo.

Click above to view the award ceremony.

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New Water Filled Barricade System
January 30 2017

Water Filled Barricade System

Introducing our Water Filled Barricade System. 60”L x 36”H channelizing device that can conform to any roadway surface.


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Vlad Kotel - New Regional Sales Manager
September 19 2016

Vlad Kotel

Plasticade has hired Vlad Kotel as a Midwest Regional Sales Manager for its Traffic Safety Division. Vlad will be taking over everyday Sales Management duties in the Midwest from Thomas Safford, who will now be focusing on his National Sales Management duties.

Click Here for Press Release


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Plasticade Modular Glare Screen Approved For Use in Alabama
July 08 2016

The Alabama Department of Transportation has issued an approval for use of our Glare Screen in the state. Click here to read approval letter.


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Strongwall ADA Barricade Approved For Use in New Mexico
June 27 2016

Strongwall ADA Barricade

The New Mexico Department of Transportation has approved the Strongwall Barricade for use in the state. Click here for approval letter.


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Out On The Water With RoadSafe
April 27 2016

Fishing trip with RoadSafe Miami. Thomas catches the BIG ONE!

Paul DiMartino, Jacob DiMartino, Glen Swazey, Pamela Marmin, Tami Grube, & Thomas Safford


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Texas DOT Approves Strongwall Barricades and Power Post Type III Barricade
April 14 2016

The Texas Department of Transportation has approved our Strongwall ADA Pedestrian Barricade and Strongwall LCD Barricade for use in the state. In addition, they have approved our Power Post Type III Barricade.

Click here to read approval letter.


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Meridian Pacific Sales Joins Plasticade Representing Traffic Safety Products
April 01 2016

We are pleased to announce that Meridian Pacific Sales has joined Plasticade as Manufacturer's Representatives of our line of Traffic Safety Products. Chris Watson, of Meridian Pacific Sales, will be assisting customers in Northern California and Northern Nevada. Click Here for Full Announcement


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New VP of Operations
February 26 2016

We are happy to announce that LB Ward is our new Vice President of Operations. He has extensive experience in multiple plastic molding disciplines, safety, and quality.

“His experience in developing strategic plans for cost improvements and large capital projects will serve our growing company and...


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Exhibiting at ATSSA Traffic Expo, 1/31 - 2/2
January 15 2016

ATSSA Traffic Expo

Come visit us at Booth #1519 at the ATSSA EXPO in New Orleans. Click here for more information!


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David Foy Promoted to President
December 18 2015

     Plasticade is pleased to announce that David Foy has been promoted to the position of President.  David has been with Plasticade for nearly seven years in the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Geoff Glass, the previous President and Chief Executive Officer will remain as CEO...


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Plasticade Supports Local ATSSA Chapter
October 09 2015

Plasticade sponsored the fishing event held by the Carolinas Chapter of ATSSA.

               Glen Swazey, East Coast Regional Sales Manager

                 with Thomas Safford, National Sales Manager


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We’ve Got Cones!
September 28 2015

We now sell PVC Traffic Cones. Add them to your orders!


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New Style - Telescoping Handle Rolling Shopping Basket
August 13 2015

We have added a new style of Rolling Baskets to our shopping baskets product line. It has a telescoping handle and comes in 9 great colors.

Click Here to take a look!


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Plasticade Sign Frames Now on Instagram
August 11 2015

Follow Plasticade on Instagram to get the latest information on our sign frames.


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New Sign Frame - Simpo Square 20
May 22 2015

Simpo Square 20

The Simpo Square 20 is great for Real Estate signs. Click here to learn more.


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Thomas Safford Named National Sales Manager of Traffic Safety Division
May 06 2015

We are pleased to announce that Thomas Safford has been promoted to National Sales Manager of Plasticade’s Traffic Safety Division. Thomas has been with Plasticade for over seven years in the position of Midwest Regional Sales Manager. “His strong focus on problem solving and customer service and...


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Introducing The Billboard
March 10 2015

The Billboard

The Billboard sign frame is twice as big as a Signicade and perfect for outdoor eye-catching advertising.

Click Here To Learn More


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Visit Us At The ATSSA Expo in Tampa. Booth #415
January 08 2015

We will be exhibiting our Traffic Safety Products at the ATSSA Expo in Tampa on February 8 - 10.

 


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Idaho Approves Watchtower Stacker Cone
October 07 2014

The Idaho Department of Transportation has placed the Watchtower Stacker Cone on their Department's Qualified Products List (QPL).

Click here to view approval letter


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Gloss Black Snap Frame - Now Available for Wind Sign II
September 02 2014

The Wind Sign II Snap Frame is now available in both gloss black and satin silver frames. The frames hold two signs that are 24" x 36".


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Maine DOT Adds Strongwall and Power Post Type III Barricade to QPL
July 30 2014

The State of Maine Department of Transportation has added the Strongwall Barricade and Power Post Type III Barricade products to their QPL. They have also stated that they have no objection to the trial use of Plasticade Modular Glare Screen on MainDOT construction and maintenance projects.

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California Approves Strongwall
July 14 2014

Caltrans has approved both the Strongwall ADA Pedestrian Barriacade and Strongwall LCD Barricade for use in the State of California.

Caltans approval letter can be viewed here.


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Oregon Approves Strongwall ADA Pedestrian Barricade
July 07 2014

The Oregon Department of Transportation has added the Strongwall ADA Pedestrian Barricade to their Qualified Products List (QPL).

View approval letter here.


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Iowa Approves Plasticade Modular Glare Screen
June 16 2014

Iowa Department of Transportation has approved our Plasticade Modular Glare Screen for use on Iowa DOT projects.

View Letter Here


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Plasticade Joins ATSSA at Legislative Briefing and Fly-In
April 04 2014

On April 2-3, 2014 Plasticade employees, Henry Ross and Thomas Safford went to Washington D.C. to participate in ATSSA's Legislative Briefing. They met with members of Congress and congressional staff to advocate for funding of critical roadway safety and infrastructure improvements.

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The FHWA has issued WZ-327 for the Power Post Type III Barricade
March 10 2014

The Federal Highway Administration has determined that the Power Post Type III Barricade meets the crash test and evaluation criteria of the American Association of State Highway and Transportaion Officials' Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH). The Power Post plastic uprights may be used...


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FHWA has issued WZ-328 for Strongwall ADA Pedestrian Barricade
March 10 2014

The Federal Highway Administration has determined that the Strongwall ADA Pedestrian Barricade and Strongwall LCD meet the crash test and evaluation criteria of the American Association of State Highway and Transportaion Officials' Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH). Click Here to View...


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Penn DOT Approves Econocade II Traffic Drum
March 03 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has completed its evaluation of the Econocade II Traffic Drum and has issued a Certificate of Approval.


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Come Visit us at the ATSSA Expo in San Antonio
February 03 2014

Come visit us at Booth #145 at the ATSSA Expo in San Antonio on February 23-25, 2014. 


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Come Visit us at World of Concrete 2014, Booth# N2551
December 10 2013

We will be exhibiting our Traffic Safety Products at the World of Concrete Show, January 21 -24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Booth# N2551.

 


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Plasticade Sponsors Fishing Event
October 10 2013

Plasticade was one of the sponsors of the Carolina's ATSSA Chapter Fishing Event. Glen Swazey, our East Coast Regional Sales Manger for Traffic Safety Products, attended the event.


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New Australia Sign Distributor
September 16 2013

We are excited to announce that Australian Visual Solutions is now a distributor of Plasticade sign products.

Managing Director and Owner of AVS, Cameron Sutherland with Plasticade Vice President, David Foy


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Alabama DOT Approves Econocade II Drum
August 27 2013

The Alabama Department of Transportation has approved the Econocade II Traffic Drum for use in their state. The Econocade II Drum in high or low density is listed on their Qualified Products List. Click here to view the QPL


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Georgia Approves Plasticade’s Telespar & Angle Iron Type III Barricades
August 20 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation has placed the Plasticade Telepar Type III Barricade and the Plasticade Angle Iron Type III Barricade on their Qualified Products List (QPL - 34 Work Zone Traffic Control Devices).

Click Here To See Letter of Approval


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Louisiana Approves Econocade II Drum
July 16 2013

The Louisiana Department of Transportation has placed the Econocade II Drum on their Qualified Products List (both HD abnd LD).

Click here to view the approval letter.


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Oregon Approves Econocade II Drum and Open Top Delineator
June 14 2013

The Product Evaluation Group of the Oregon Department of Transportation has approved the use of the Econocade II Drum and Open Top Delineator in the state. These products will appear in their next edition of their QPL (Qualified Products List) in July.

Click Here To View the Econocade II Drum...


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New Colors For Signicade
June 03 2013

The SIgnicade sign frame is now available in White, Black, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green, and Blue.


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Telespar and Angle Iron Type III Barricades Approved for Maryland
May 07 2013

The Maryland DOT has put our Telespar and Angle Iron Type III Barricades on their QPL.

All three options have been approved:

Approved board lengths are 6' and 8'.

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New Product - Mini Signicade Deluxe Sign Frame
May 06 2013

We are now selling a mini version of our best selling sign frame. The Mini Signicade Deluxe is a counterop sign frame that holds two signs, 8.5" x 11".

Click here for more information.

 


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Tennessee DOT Approves Econocade II Traffic Drum
March 27 2013

The Tennessee Department of Transportation has approved our Econocade II Traffic Drum. It will be listed on their QPL, List 1, Section H. Click here to read approval letter.


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Idaho Puts Open Top Delineator on QPL
March 26 2013

The State of Idaho has approved our Open Top Delineator for placement on their QPL. Click here to view approval letter.


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New Design For Simpo Sign II
March 18 2013

We have redesigned the Simpo Sign II to include all our most popular sign frame features.

Click Here To View New Product Information


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Black Frames Now Available for Quik Sign, Simpo Sign, and Wind Sign with Snap Frame
March 06 2013

Our Quick Signs and Simpo Signs are now available in both black and white. Our Wind Sign Deluxe Snap Frame is also now available in a gloss black finish in addition to the grey satin finish.


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Maryland DOT Approves Navicade
February 18 2013

The Maryland Department of Transportation has approved our Navicade Channelizing Cone for use. 

Material used in MD shall be Low Density Polyethylene. MD approved 6" sheeting shall be used on the cones.


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Exhibiting Traffic Safety Products at ATSSA EXPO
February 11 2013

We will be exhibiting our Traffic Safety Products at the ATSSA EXPO at the San Diego Convention Center February 22-26, 2013.

Come visit booths 933 and 934 to see all of our new products.

Click here for more information.


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Sale of Mirror Product Line
February 01 2013

We are pleased to announce the sale of our Safety and Security Mirrors business to an Illinois neighbor of ours, Safety Security Products Company a newly formed division of Profile Plastics, Inc. located in Lake Bluff.  Profile has been a specialist in high volume, highly cosmetic thermoformed...


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Nevada Adds Plasticade Telespar and Angle Iron Type III Barricades to QPL
January 07 2013

The state of Nevada has added our Telespar Type III Barricade and Angle Iron Type III Barricade to their Qualified Products List.


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PA DOT Approves Rhino Channelizer Barrel and Navicade
October 12 2012

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has approved the Rhino Chanelizer Barrel (in both low density and high density) and the Navicade for use in Penn DOT"S construction projects. This approval is listed in their Bulletin 15.


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South Carolina Adds Telespar & Angle Iron Type III Barricades to QPL
October 01 2012

The state of South Carolina has added our Telespar Type III Barricade and Angle Iron Type III Barricade to their Qualified Products List.


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Florida Adds Plasticade Type II Barricade with Alpolic Sign to QPL
September 24 2012

Plasticade Type II Barricade with Sign Sleeve.

The state of Florida has added the Plasticade Type II Barricade with an Alpolic sign to their QPL. A Sign Sleeve can be added to the Plasticade Barricade to make it a sign stand.

Click here to view FL QPL drawing 


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Texas Approves Angle Iron Type III Barricade
August 29 2012

Angle Iron Type III Barricade

The state of Texas has added our Angle Iron Type III Barricade to their Compliant Work Zone Traffic Control Device list. The barricade is approved for use when provided with reflective sheeting types and panel widths from 4' to 8', as required by the Barricade and Construction Standard sheets.

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SafetyPro LLC Territory Expanded
August 20 2012

SafetyPro LLC Territory

We are pleased to announce that we have expanded the territory covered by SafetyPro LLC,  Manufacturer's Representatives. SafetyPro LLC will now represent Plasticade Traffic Safety Products in the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

Wayne Sebasty of SafetyPro LLC will be serving...


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Oregon Adds Plasticade Products To QPL
July 30 2012

The state of Oregon has added our Navicade Channelizer Cone, Combocade Type I & II Barricade, and Econocade Type I & II Barricade to their QPL. 

Navicade QPL Letter

Econocade Barricade QPL Letter

Combocade Barricade QPL Letter


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Passage of Federal Highway Bill
July 02 2012

Congress has passed H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21). MAP-21 will fund federal highway programs at $37.5 billion for Fiscal Year 2013 and $37.8 billion in Fiscal Year 2014, giving state departments of transportation, contractors and businesses 27 months of...


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New Angle Iron Type III Barricade
June 15 2012

Angle Iron Type III Barricade

Our new Angle IRon Type III Barricade has both angle iron uprights and angle iron feet. Click here for more information.


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Telespar® Type III Barricade Approved For Use in North Carolina
June 08 2012

Our Telespar Type III Barricade has been approved for use by the State of North Carolina Department of Transportation.

Click here to view approval letter.


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Telespar® Type III Barricade Approved for Use with Signs in Florida
June 01 2012

Our Telespar Type III Barricade with signs attached, has been approved for use by the Florida DOT and placed on their QPL. Click here to view drawing.


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New Manufacturer’s Representative for Traffic Safety Products
May 02 2012

 

We are pleased to announce that Kent Langworthy, owner of EKL Marketing, Inc., has joined Plasticade as a Manufacturer’s Representative of our line of Traffic Safety Products. Kent has been working in the traffic safety industry for 23 years and has the technical expertise to assist you in...


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New Vice President of Operations
April 26 2012

 

Plasticade has hired Ronald E. Tate for the position of Vice President of Operations. Ron has over 30 years of comprehensive experience in plastic molding operations, project management, and product engineering. His background includes responsibility for the operations of blow molding and...


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Exhibiting at The Car Wash Show
April 12 2012

Car Wash Show

We will be exhibiting our products at the world's largest car wash convention and trade show. May 7 - 9, 2012 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.


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California Adds Navicade to Prequalified Products List
April 03 2012

Navicade Channelizing Cone

The state of California has added our Navicade Channelizing Cone to the Caltrans Prequalified and Tested Signing and Delineation Material list.


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New Parking Lot Safety Products
April 02 2012

Speed bump

Speed Bumps and Car Stops

Made of tough, recycled rubber to withstand heavy traffic. Can be installed in asphalt or concrete.

 


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NEW PRODUCT - Flagger Station & Work Area Lighting
February 29 2012

Flagger Station and Work Area Lighting

Portable, lightweight area lighting with extended run time.

Safely illuminate flagger or personal work area.

Two Models are Available

  • Single LED LIght, 10 watts, 800 Lumens
  • Dual LED Light, 20 watts, 1600 Lumens

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Exhibiting at ATSSA EXPO In Tampa Feb. 14 -16
February 03 2012

ATSSA EXPO 2012

Our Traffic Safety Products Division will be exhibiting at the ATSSA Expo in Tampa, FL. Come visit us in Booth # 317, February 14-16.

The ATSSA Convention and Traffic Expo is the premier professional networking place for the roadway safety industry. 


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New Rep Group for Traffic Safety Products
January 26 2012

HMR Logo

 

We are pleased to announce that HMR, Inc. has joined Plasticade as manufacturer’s representatives of our line of traffic safety products. HMR has been serving the traffic safety industry for over 20 years and has the technical expertise to assist customers in all their traffic product needs.

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It’s Hip To Be Square - See Our New Sign Frame - Simpo Square 24
January 17 2012

Simpo Square 24

Introducing Simpo Square 24 Sign Frame. Perfect for Real Estate Signs!

For more information click here.


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Wind Signs Now Have Two Frame Options
December 19 2011

Wind Signs

Choose from our NEW Snap Frame or "Quick-Change" Frame.

The Snap Frame is available in two sizes.

Click Here for More Information


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Thomas Safford, Secretary of ATSSA Indiana Chapter
December 07 2011

We are excited to announce that Thomas Safford, Traffic Safety Regional Manager of Midwest Region, has been elected Secretary of ATSSA's Indiana Chapter. He will begin his term March 2012.

Indiana Chapter Website


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New Product! Rolling Shopping Baskets
October 18 2011

Rolling Shopping Baskets

Rolling Shopping Baskets are the latest in shopping comfort and convenience and we have two styles to choose from. 

Take a look, just click here.


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Plasticade is exhibiting at ICUEE 2011 at the Kentucky Exposition Center Oct. 4-6, 2011
September 12 2011

Come visit us at Booth #3652 at ICUEE 2011. We will be showcasing our portable safety signage, roll-up signs and stands, various styles of barricades, and channelizers.


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Telespar® Type III Barricade Now on Florida QPL
September 06 2011

The state of Forida has approved our Telespar® Type III Barricade for placement on their QPL.

Click here to view the approval letter.


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Telespar® Type III Barricade Now on Idaho QPL
August 10 2011

The state of Idaho has approved our Telespar® Type III Barricade for placement on their QPL in the category 626 Construction Traffic Control Devices, Barricades.

Click here to view the approval letter.


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Plasticade Featured in “The Signal” Magazine
August 02 2011

 

The Summer 2011 issue of  ATSSA's "The Signal" magazine  features Plasticade in the "Member Company Spotlight"

Click here to view the article.


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Attending Sign A Rama Super Regional
July 27 2011

On Friday July 29, we will be attending the Sign A Rama Super Regional in Atlanta. We are looking forward to meeting all who attend and discussing our Sign Frame products. Stop by our booth if you are attending to find out about our Sign Shop Showroom Sample.


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Telespar® Type III Barricade Approved For Use in Texas
July 11 2011

Texas has approved the Telespar Type III Barrricade for use in the state. The product will be added to the next revision of the Compliant Work Zone Traffic Control Devices List (CWZTCD).

Click here to see the product evaluation letter.


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New Telespar Type III Barricade
June 28 2011

Telespar Type III Barricade

Announcing our new Telespar® Type III Barricade

Two Options Available

Telespar® uprights with Telespar® feet
Telespar® uprights with Angle Iron feet.

  • Telespar® is galvanized for superior corrosion protection,14 gauge, hot rolled high carbon steel
  • Angle iron feet are 12 gauge, mill...

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Econocade II Traffic Drum Added to Maine DOT’s Qualified Products List
June 02 2011

The Maine Department of Transportation's Highway, Safety, and Traffic Items Product Evaluation Committee has completed its review of the Econocade II Traffic Drum. They have pre-qualified the drum for use on Maine DOT construction and maintenance projects. The Econocade II Traffic Drum has been...


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Plasticade® Hires Semiletow as Vice President of Operations
March 07 2011

Plasticade has hired Alex Semiletow for the position of Vice President of Operations. Alex has extensive expertise in operations management, plastics manufacturing, product engineering, and financial controls. He has managed injection, extrusion, and blow molding operations in multiple product...


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New Traffic Drum - Econocade II
February 17 2011

Econocade II Drum

We are excited to announce the introduction of our new traffic drum, the Econocade® II.

The Econocade® II Traffic Drum has many new features that will help to make your operation more efficient.

  • Tire Locking Ring™ - texturized to inhibit rotating
  • New height – you can stack 25% more
  • ...

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