In Ohio tornado shelters are getting a lot of attention. The Ohio Emergency Management Agency has announced a second tornado shelter reimbursement program for FEMA 320 and FEMA 361 exceeding safe rooms and shelters. The program will reimburse up to 75% of a tornado shelter to approved Ohio residence. This is a follow up to a similar program offered in 2012.
Ohio residents have until 5:00pm April 18, 2014 to apply for the rebate.
Applicants will randomly be selected and notified by April 22, 2014. Ohio EMA has set up a website for applicants to register at: https://ohiosharpp.ema.state.oh.us/SafeRoom2014/.
Ohio is home to one of the largest storm shelter manufacturers in the country. Granger Plastics Company located in Middletown, Ohio, manufacturers the Granger ISS. A rotationally molded unit and the longest lasting underground tornado shelter on the market the ISS is making Ohio shelters known around the world. The polyethylene material used to manufacture this shelter far outlasts steel, fiberglass and concrete. The durable foam filled construction will last centuries. It will not crack, leak rust or rot. The Granger ISS also offers many benefits with the unique design such as easy installation that does not require additional anchoring. It is practically maintenance free and geared toward people of all ages and sizes.
The Granger ISS meets or exceeds FEMA 320 and FEMA 361 debris impact standards. It is also meets or exceeds ICC 500 regulations. Granger Plastics Company is also offering a free custom color door upgrade to anyone receiving the Ohio EMA grant. Granger has experience with many rebate programs and considers this an opportunity for the residents of Ohio to take advantage of an incredible rebate while supporting an Ohio manufacturer to stimulate jobs and growth.
Granger Industries and Granger Plastics Company has been an Ohio based business for 20 years. Granger Plastics manufactures a variety of rotationally molded parts for a number of industries such as Aerospace, Defense, Shipping Containers, Intermediate Bulk Containers, Laundry Carts, Cemetery Vases and custom products of all types. The Granger ISS In-ground Tornado Shelter is a patented, propriety product of Granger Plastics which continues to provide opportunities for job growth in Ohio. For information about the Granger ISS and assistance with grant applications please contact Toll Free (866) 510-9701 or (513) 424-1955 or feel free to visit http://www.grangerplastics.com/ohio.html or http://www.ohiotornadoshelters.com/index.html.