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America's Gate Company is one of the Nation's largest gate manufacturers.  We have become this by building decorative and chain link swing, cantilever, slide and overhead gates.  We specialize in the manufacture and installation extraordinarily large gates. Recently, America's Gate Company bui[read more]

  PalmSHIELD is a custom louvered manufacturer.  That is exactly what the Village of Kilmarnock needed for their new amphitheater.  The Half Shell Theater is highlighted with PalmSHIELD's louvered architectural panels.  Front and center is a twenty foot wide custom louvered panel that hig[read more]

How deep should my gate post be into my footing? How large of a footing do I need based on my gate? Gate posts, in general, should be set deeper and with a larger footing than your typical terminal post. With the gate cantilevering off the post; the post puts a great deal of stress on the footing[read more]

One more move … AFC-Grand Island

In March 2018,  AFC-Grand Island will be moving to 1605 N Shady Bend Rd Grand Island, NE 68801.  This is a long overdue move.  Grand Island’s current facility is on its last lap as you can see the stars at night while standing in the shop.  Their new facility was built less than ten years [read more]

My neighbor now has new posts in his yard but is waiting on his fence contractor to come back and finish.  Yesterday, I had a knock on my door.  Standing in my door way was Bob, my neighbor.  “I hate to ask but do you know how to reach my fence contractor?” Bob said with a little despair.  [read more]

If you read my previous blog, I have an update on my neighbor.  I witnessed him yesterday digging out his old footings.  As I strolled by on my four wheeler, he wiped his brow with a rag and gave me a thumbs up.  He was soaked head to toe in sweat.  Lesson learned…leave those posts attached to[read more]

PalmSHIELD & American Fence Company of Minnesota team up

PalmSHIELD Louvers and American Fence Company of Minnesota team-up to provide a new mechanical equipment enclosure for American Family Insurance’s new data center.  PalmSHIELD louvers has a long history of providing architectural louvers for data centers.  You can find our louvered panel [read more]

  As a matter of fact, PalmSHIELD louvers standard design uses a ½” overlap based on direct visual screening.  Direct visual screening is the standard measure for determining the percentage of visibility.  It is exactly as it is described.  Based on looking head on at a perfect horizon[read more]