Archives: 'PRO Barrier Engineering'

Doug Bedell — May 1, 2017, 9:56 pm

‘Penetration Testers’ Can Readily Check Your Security

If you have any doubts about the effectiveness of the security measures you’ve taken at your workplace – and you should have, actually – consider hiring or retaining penetration testers – or “pentesters” for short. That’s the advice of SecurityInfoWatch in a post, “Inside the Mind of Hackers”. This holds for both perimeter and digital […]

Doug Bedell — March 25, 2015, 9:31 am

Power Grid Security Includes Fences and Vehicle Barriers

USA Today has it right in a story about vulnerabilities in the nation’s electric power grid. “About once every four days,” its report states, “part of the nation’s power grid…is struck by a cyber or physical attack.” Could one of them be a precursor to a devastating regional attack? There aren’t many security priorities higher […]

Doug Bedell — March 6, 2014, 1:42 pm

PRO Barrier’s Arrestor Hailed in NFIB Video

The breakthrough design of PRO Barrier’s Arrestor barrier is illustrated in a video posted by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), in which a 15,000-ton truck traveling at 50 miles and hour is stopped dead by an Arrestor’s elastic bands. There was no “breakthrough,” by the truck itself. It imploded upon hitting the aesthetically-pleasing […]

Doug Bedell — April 5, 2013, 8:50 am

PRO Barrier Awarded a Patent for Its VolarX™ Vehicle Barrier

PRO Barrier Engineering has been awarded U.S. Patent Number 8,382,391 for its recently developed VolarX™ anti-terrorism vehicle barrier. The VolarX™ is an easily installed, lower cost, final denial barrier that can be used quickly to close off a road when a threat is detected. With VolarX™, should a high-threat situation arise, a guard can quickly […]

Doug Bedell — December 4, 2012, 11:36 am

Contribute to ‘Lines of Hope’

PRO Barrier Engineering invites you to support the Lines of Hope Annual Campaign sponsored by the ASIS Foundation.  In 2007 one of our local ASIS chapter members discovered that our wounded military personnel were being charged for phone calls to parents, spouses, children and loved ones while they were recovering at the Walter Reed Hospital. […]

Doug Bedell — November 12, 2012, 10:17 am

Learning Who’s Coming Electronically

For amply assured security, vehicle barriers can be used in combination with electronic vehicle and driver identification systems, with the barrier as the final line of defense.  A primer on electronic vehicle and driver identification is provided in this “Trends and Development” post by Nedap AVI (Automatic Vehicle Identification). For one thing, you’ll want to […]

Doug Bedell — November 6, 2012, 7:49 am

Under Threat, Arrestor Virtually Snaps Into Place

When PRO Barrier Engineering’s Arrestor barrier is signalled routinely, it takes just five seconds to rise from the roadway.  When there’s an emergency, however, the Arrestor can be raised in two seconds or less. Now that’s protection! The Arrestor’s standard width is 12 feet. But it’s available in widths from nine to 25 feet.

Doug Bedell — September 11, 2012, 9:11 am

Do Your Vehicle Barriers Meet All Your Expectations?

Do your vehicle barriers meet all of your expectations? The success of site security depends upon its reliability. While PRO Barrier Engineering is distinguished for our design aesthetics, we have gained even greater credibility for the simplicity, as well as the dependability, of our comprehensive systems. Our customers consistently compliment the high quality of our […]

Doug Bedell — September 9, 2012, 7:57 am

A Company of ‘Firsts’

PRO Barrier Engineering LLC is passionate about developing customized solutions to protect people and facilities. Rather than mimic the “standard” barrier with a massive steel structure that produces high impact forces, PRO Barrier was the first to develop a lightweight hybrid design offering greater flexibility, literally and figuratively, than  our competitors can match. Using energy-absorbing […]

Doug Bedell — September 7, 2012, 10:52 am

Vehicle Barrier Solutions to Meet Your Needs

As a partner to government, military, industrial, and commercial markets, PRO Barrier Engineering LLC is passionate about developing customized solutions to protect people and facilities. Whether for routine vehicle access control, or for stopping vehicle-based terror attacks, or both, we believe that a subjective approach to barrier design results in more tangible benefits for each […]