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NEWS: TransGard Hires Ryan Topping as Inside Sales Rep

NEWS:   TransGard Hires Ryan Topping as Inside Sales Rep (May 2, 2017—NEW FREEDOM, Pa.) TransGard announced today that Ryan Topping has joined the company as its new Inside Sales Representative. The company manufactures patented substation fencing that currently prevents incursions by climbing animals at more than 2,500... read more

NEWS: TransGard Releases Fencing Installation Video

NEWS:  TransGard Releases Fencing Installation Video SHOWS VIEWERS STEPS FOR INSTALLING PROVEN ANIMAL DETERRENT (May 3, 2017 — NEW FREEDOM, Pa)    It’s been in the field for 20 years and currently protects more than 2,500 substations across North America. Now, substation operators can see firsthand the simple process of... read more

NEWS: Five Steps to Preventing Substation Outages

NEWS: Five Steps to Preventing Substation Outages Substation operators can avoid expensive headaches with this simple review (April 20, 2017 — NEW FREEDOM, Pa.)    What’s the number one goal of utilities, electric cooperatives, municipalities and other substation operators? Reliability. But one of the biggest threats... read more

VIDEO: Squirrel causes massive substation fire

VIDEO: Squirrel causes massive substation fire It was no April Fool’s joke for residents of Luverne, Minnesota. A squirrel chewed through wires at the city’s east substation, causing a massive substation fire and a city wide power outage. (See the video in the KSFY-TV news report here.) According to the... read more

NEWS: TransGard partners with United Sales in six key states

NEWS:  TransGard partners with United Sales in six key states TransGard, which has installed proven animal-prevention fencing at more than 2,500 substations in North America, announced today it has reached agreement with United Sales Associates, a manufacturer’s representative organization based in Portland, Oregon. United Sales... read more

NEW DOWNLOAD: Updated TransGard brochure

NEW DOWNLOAD:  Updated TransGard brochure TransGard’s updated and redesigned brochure is now available for complimentary download. The new comprehensive brochure compiles background on the problem of animal outages, an overview of system components, case briefs, and more. Get it... read more

UTILITY PRODUCTS showcases TransGard’s effectiveness

UTILITY PRODUCTS showcases TransGard’s effectiveness In January, Utility Products ran a feature on TransGard called “Climbing Animals and Substation Outages: Expensive, Damaging … Preventable.” The in-depth piece explores how TransGard fences are “engineered for success.” See the entire article... read more