Two international companies prominent in bicycle shelters, storage, parking and security systems have announced an agreement. Duo-Gard Industries Inc, based in Canton, Michigan, will be the exclusive North American Securabike distributor, headquartered in New South Wales, Australia.
Since 1993, Duo-Gard has been a pioneer in design, engineering and fabrication of bike shelters and systems that integrate high security and safety with architectural aesthetics. Offering both interior and exterior solutions with open and enclosed, standard and custom designs, Duo-Gard’s shelters can incorporate leading-edge security options, a critical aspect of today’s burgeoning biking industry.
Duo-Gard’s bike systems were recently names one of the Top 10 Green Building Products for 2016 by BuildingGreen, an independent industry leader in green building information for the building and design communities. BuildingGreen citied Duo-Gard’s wide range of styles and materials, including options for photovoltaics, as well as its commitment to alternative transportation with security for today’s valuable bicycles.
“Specifiers agree that one of today’s biggest challenges is maximizing available space, whether it’s interior or exterior application,” said Michael Arvidson, Duo-Gard’s executive vice president. “Securabike’s innovative high quality products will strengthen our strategies in design, space planning and security for bike parking and storage, whether the location is a college or corporate campus, a city or residential area.”
One of the worlds largest provider of bicycle parking equipment, Securabike is a division of Leda Security Products, founded in 1995. The company’s products include bike racks, lockers, repair stations and cages. Securabike is expanding its reach into several new markets, including North America.
“Our research revealed that Duo-Gard is on the of best in the country,” said Securabike CEO Richard Matthews. “We view this collaboration as the perfect complement for providing architects and property managers with solutions for the exciting yet challenging growth of bicycling in commuting and recreation.”
Duo-Gard is also a leader in translucent daylighting systems, custom canopies and special-purpose outdoor structures. These systems contribute to LEED building design and implementation. For more information, please visit www.duo-gard.com or call 734-207-9700.