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

Radio Frequency Shielding Protective Covers -- Mission Ready

April 09, 2020 in Protective Covers

Threat: The U.S. DOD faces an ever increasing and threatening tactical environment in which various parties
are using the Radio Frequency (RF) spectrum to interrogate and potentially affect the functioning of high
value systems. Active electronic interrogation, jamming, cyber induced electronic warfare, and geometry to
performance determination are all current threats that must be considered when protecting exposed high value defense assets.

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Topics: Protective Covers

Podcast: Transhield's New RF Shielding Covers and their Impact in the World of Cyber Warfare

March 19, 2020 in Protective Covers

Cyberwarfare increases the threat of attack from adversaries on military targets. Radiofrequency technologies used to conduct cyber-induced warfare on exposed, high-value assets are very common. Electronic interrogation, jamming and geometry to performance determination are some of the threats posed against Navy topside systems and other military applications.

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Topics: Protective Covers

What Makes Transhield Covers Reusable?

March 05, 2020 in Protective Covers

Many times, people associate Transhield’s 3-10 mil. protective boat and industrial covers with standard shrink wrap. This of course is understandable since Transhield and shrink wrap are normally white, have a form-fitted look when applied, and are probably zooming down the highway on the back of a flatbed when you see them.

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Topics: Protective Covers



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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