Transgard Partners with W.R. Daniel to Cover Three States

Agreement will expand growth for animal-deterring substation fencing

(NEW FREEDOM, Pa.) - TransGard, which has installed proven animal-prevention fencing at more than 2,500 substations in North America, announced today it has reached agreement with W.R. Daniel Associates Inc., a leading manufacturers’ representative serving clients in the transmission, distribution, substation and generation segments.

W.R. Daniel will offer TransGard’s patented substation fencing to utilities, cooperatives and other energy providers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

TransGard developed the only substation fencing that deters climbing animals by delivering a mild electric shock - a humane technique that, according to IEEE, offers the most effective barrier against animal incursion. TransGard prevents outages caused by squirrels, snakes, raccoons, cats and a range of other animals.

“With the sustained level of interest in our fences, TransGard continues to secure professional representation in states hit hard by animal-caused outages at substations,” said Bill Reichard, TransGard’s general manager. “W.R. Daniel, which has been serving the power industry since 1969, will be the ideal partner to represent TransGard in their service area.”

For information on TransGard Animal Deterrent Systems and how they eliminate substation outages caused by climbing animals, including snakes, visit For information on W.R. Daniel and its services, visit

TransGard, based in New Freedom, Pennsylvania, developed patented fencing exclusively to eliminate substation outages caused by climbing animals. TransGard has installed fences at more than 2,500 substations in the U.S. and Canada. For more information or to view case studies, visit

W.R. Daniel Associates, Inc. is one of the oldest, most established electrical utility manufacturers’ representatives serving investor-owned utilities, rural electric cooperatives, electrical municipals, and other clients in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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