TransGard to Exhibit Fencing Installation Process at Global ESMO Conference 2016

Substation protection firm to display effectiveness, simplicity of installation and operation

(NEW FREEDOM, Pa.) - TransGard, manufacturers of animal deterrent systems for substations,will demonstrate the installation of its patented fencing during an outdoor, how-to clinic at the Global ESMO conference in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday, Sept. 13, and Thursday, Sept. 15. TransGard offers the only substation fencing that deters animals by delivering a mild electric shock - a humane technique that offers the most effective barrier against incursion.

Attendees will see the process of installing an entryway and connecting the master control. They will also learn the basics of connecting TransGard’s modular panels, which can be easily removed for substation maintenance. Company officials will explain the various advantages to TransGard’s unique design: a half-day installation that requires no power interruption, a 20-year track record of success, and cost-effectiveness that has led to industry-wide adoption. TransGard currently protects more than 2,500 substations in North America.

The outdoor activities will take place in cooperation with host company AEP, at its Bixby substation outside of Columbus.

“Our goal is to show substation personnel how simple the installation process is,” says Bill Reichard, TransGard’s general manager. “TransGard fences were engineered for maximum effectiveness against animal incursions, but also to be installed easily and quickly - in less than a day.”

ESMO 2016 is the premier event for electric utility professionals, contracting, construction and consulting companies. For more information on the outdoor demos, visit the ESMO website. For information on TransGard fencing systems and how they work, visit them at Booth #314, or go to

About TransGard TransGard’s patented fencing was developed exclusively to eliminate substation outages caused by climbing animals, including snakes. Since it was founded in 1990, TransGard fences have been installed at more than 2,500 substations in the U.S. and Canada.

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