Posts by: Matt Peat

Matt Peat
Matt joined Transhield in 1995 and has led the sales efforts to be what they are today - a nationwide presence in virtually every major industry. Matt leads his teams with such infectious energy and optimism that those around him don't realize how hard they're working. Having fun in definitely in his DNA.He is heavily involved in the design of new products as well as day to day operations. While he's been involved in sales across most market segments, he spends most of his time in the marine industry. He is the vice president of the Marine Leadership Alliance, and a board member of NMMA Marine and Component Division

Protecting Cargo During the Last Mile for the First Impression

Every day, new products are transported around the world on flatbed trucks, railways, and ships. They pass through a constantly-changing environment of both environmental and scenic materials. But according to Matt Peat, U.S. Director for Transhield, the majority of manufacturers don’t protect their cargo from those factors, and that can be costly.

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Topics: Corrosion Prevention, Protective Covers

A Helpful Guide for Finding the Best Equipment Protection Solution

Protecting your equipment from outdoor elements is crucial during transportation and storage. Corrosion, moisture, UV rays, dust, road grime, rodents, and scratching are all hazards while in transport or storage. Although most equipment seemingly has a tough, impenetrable outer surface, leaving it unprotected will cause damage over an extended period. In this post, we will introduce some protection options available to help stop equipment degradation before it starts. Every piece of equipment is different, so be sure to fully understand your asset’s vulnerabilities before deciding which option is best.

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Topics: Corrosion Prevention, Protective Covers, Breathable Cover, UV Rays, protection from UV Rays

Industrial and Personal Heat-Gun Buying Guide

April 25, 2019


Industrial and Personal Heat-Gun Buying Guide

The heat tool you use for your production facility or personal project can seem like a commodity item. The market is crowded with hundreds of heat guns and torch tools that claim to be the best. This can make picking the right tool for your specific application seem more complicated than it needs to be.

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TranSCAN® captures object in 3D to provide a perfect cover fit

September 28, 2016 in News

3D modeling has had a major impact on the economy since its inception. From 3D PET scans to visually mapped building plans and roadway designs, this ever-improving technology has proven to be a key factor in the advancement of medicine, construction, and many other industries.

So we asked ourselves, why can’t we apply this same technology to our work at Transhield? Our engineers are constantly seeking innovative ways to improve our transportation cover materials and installation process. Incorporating 3D modeling technology has offered one more way to improve our product.

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Topics: News



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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