Concrete Curing: Strengthening Your Structures

July 22, 2021 in Protective Covers

Controlling the temperature and moisture of your concrete during curing is a critical component of quality control and quality assurance when it comes to the final state of your concrete structure. Using the proper methods will prevent drying, shrinking, and/or cracking, and ultimately improve the performance of the final structure. We’ve engineered a new product to help make that process as efficient and effective as possible. Introducing: TopCure concrete coverings. We’ll show you how TopCure from Transhield can improve your curing process and help strengthen your structures.

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Topics: Protective Covers

The Best Solutions for Boat Trailering Protection

July 06, 2021 in Protective Covers

If you’re a boat owner there’s no better feeling than getting your boat out for some fun on the water. But trailering your boat to the water, as you know, naturally comes with hazards to be aware of. One such hazard is rock chips and road debris damaging your boat. We’ve all heard stories, and maybe it’s even happened to you, of paint getting chipped, hulls getting dented, and worse, a boat windshield being shattered. No thank you!

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Topics: Protective Covers

Packaging Academy: Protection, Innovation,and Special Features

June 21, 2021 in Protective Covers

At Transhield, we’re passionate about protection. Some might say we’re obsessed. But you need assurances that your equipment arrives at its destination in the same condition as when it left your floor. In our new educational series on shipping, we’ll discuss the issues at the heart of shipping protection — from boats and modular homes to planes and heavy machinery.

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Topics: Protective Covers

Packaging Best Practices for Modular Pod Units during Shipping and Storage

If you’re a prefabricated (prefab), modular construction manufacturer, or any kind of factory-built home manufacturer, you know the challenges that come with preparing your pre-built units for flatbed transportation and storage. The packaging step in your production process can often seem like a nuisance, but you know it’s imperative. Failing to properly protect your newly manufactured modules can lead to a damaged product, warranty claim, dissatisfied customer, or worse, a lost customer and lost revenue.

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Topics: Protective Covers, protective packaging, modular, heavy equipment

Transhield Introduces Radio Frequency (RF) Shielding Protective Covers (News Release, Feb. 2020)

October 30, 2020 in Insider, Protective Covers, News, Transhield

Elkhart, Indiana – Transhield, long known for their advanced protective cover technology, will introduce new RF shielding protective covers for use on vital military assets. The new product comes from a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Transhield, Inc. and the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division. The goal of the CRADA was to develop a solution to mitigate or prevent the use of the RF spectrum by adversaries to gain information, or negatively affect the tactical capabilities of the U.S. Navy

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Topics: Insider, Protective Covers, News, Transhield

Transhield Cover Case Study: The MK 38 Mod 3

October 26, 2020 in Protective Covers, Case Study, Transhield

The U.S. Navy’s Mk 38 Mod 3 Gun Weapon System is a stabilized self-defense weapon that dramatically improves ships’ self-defense capabilities. The system is equipped with both the 25mm M242 Bushmaster main gun and an option for a coaxially mounted 7.62mm Mk 52 Mod 0 automatic chain gun to cover all mission needs. 

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Topics: Protective Covers, Case Study, Transhield

The Benefits of Transhield Shrink Wrap Covers for Boat Manufacturers

A boat is a significant purchase for anyone. But imagine the reaction when a newly purchased boat arrives at the dealership scuffed and dirty due to improper shipping wrap.

Bob Phillips, Sales Engineer, Transhield, and Bob vanVollenhoven, VP, Sales and Marketing, Stingray Boats, understand the personal nature of a boat purchase. Their mission is to ensure a customer’s boat purchase arrives in mint condition every time.

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Topics: Protective Covers, shrink wrap, protective packaging, Stingray Boats, Transhield

4 Benefits of Digitally Designing your Protective Covers

The benefits of protective shipping and storage packaging for critical machine and equipment assets is well-known – they extend the life of those assets, cut back on maintenance costs and the cost of buying new equipment, and fight back against the destructive elements that can wreak havoc on a manufacturer’s operation

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Topics: Protective Covers, 3D Design, shrink wrap, protective packaging

Are VCIs Dangerous?

Machinery and other corrosion-prone equipment are some of the most valuable commodities transported in the United States. In 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Freight Facts and Figures, the machinery and miscellaneous manufactured products combined had a value of $1.8 trillion.  Machinery, electronics, and motorized vehicles were the top three categories, in that order.

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Topics: VCI Technology, VCI in Packaging, VCI Safety, VCI, Are VCIs Dangerous

Why Does Your Protective Cover Need Vents?

Why Cover Vents are Critical for Protecting Your Assets

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Topics: Protective Covers, boat cover vents, protective cover vents



Transhield is the maker of custom protective coverings for the industrial, marine, military, automotive, and wind energy markets. Our corporate offices are located in Elkhart, Indiana where we design and render custom covers as well as engineer and test new fabric formulas in our state-of-the-art laboratory.


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