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Tornado Shelter features LDPE, in-ground design.

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October 1, 2008 - Rotationally molded from linear low density polyethylene (LDPE), In-ground Tornado Shelter will not crack or leak and does not require anchoring system for installation. Molded-in seating accommodates 3-6 people, and aluminum door with gas-assisted cylinder facilitates opening/closing for any person while exceeding FEMA 320 standards. Other features include access/exit stairs, battery-operated light, 6 in. vent opening for continual changes of air, and optional solar-powered fan.

Leading Innovations in Tornado Shelter Safety

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Granger Plastics Co., The
1600 M.A.D.E. Industrial Dr.
Middletown, OH, 45044

Press release date: September 29, 2008

Middletown, OH (September 29, 2008)- The Granger Plastics Company, a custom Rotational Molder of plastics has introduced a new innovation in Tornado/Inclement weather safety, by developing a new In-ground Tornado Shelter. The new In-ground Tornado Shelter by Granger Plastics is rotationally molded from linear low density polyethylene. This allows the shelter to be extremely durable and nearly indestructible. Unlike fiberglass or concrete shelters, the polyethylene shelter by Granger Plastics will not crack or leak. The shelter features molded in seating with comfortable capacity of 3-6 people, easy access/exit stairs, a battery operated light, easy installation, which does not require an anchoring system!

Granger Plastics keeps the safety of its customers as a top priority. This is why The Granger Plastics In-Ground tornado shelter, features an aluminum door that exceeds the FEMA 320 standards. The door excelled in wind lab tests at The University of Texas Tech. The In-Ground tornado shelter door also features gas assisted cylinder for easy opening and closing for all ages!

The In-Ground tornado shelter also features a 6" Vent opening for continual changes of air, along with an optional solar-powered fan. The In-Ground tornado shelter is a great addition to any existing home or business structure, or can be a great addition to any new home or business construction. The shelter unit can be an easy installation into a Garage floor construction, Outdoor patio construction or even into a closet floor in a new home construction!

The In-Ground tornado shelter is manufactured by The Granger Plastics Company, a Middletown, OH based Rotational Molder. The Granger Plastics Company manufactures parts ranging from various tanks, Shipping Containers, Bulk Storage Containers, Tornado Shelters, Aircraft Containers, Beach Erosion Barriers and much, much more! For information regarding the In-Ground Tornado Shelter or Granger Plastics, please visit or call 1-866-510-9701.
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