Empire State Building Improves Safety with Form-A-Tread®

The Empire State Building receiving dock ships and receives several dozen shipments from UPS, FedEx, local carriers, and distributors each day. Most of these shipments are transported on an aluminum cart with hard wheels. To transport the material to and from the street level to the dock level freight elevator, drivers must push the sometimes […]

Improving Safety at Devon Preparatory School

Devon Preparatory School is a 6-12 grade private, Catholic, college prep school, located in Devon, Pennsylvania.  Founded in 1956 by the Piarist Fathers, the campus is located on a 20 acre estate and consists of a variety of original estate buildings along with school facilities that were built over the years.   Form-A-Tread has significantly […]

Improving Safety for the Pennsylvania Turnpike!

The Pennsylvania Turnpike consists of 360 miles of toll highway that is supported by numerous maintenance facilities, rest stops, toll plazas and administration buildings.   The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is the managing authority for the highway system, one of the oldest in the country Form-A-Tread has become a trusted product for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, […]

St. Ignatius Loyola Church Form-A-Tread Install

Background: St. Ignatius Loyola Church, founded in 1898, is located on Park Avenue in New York City’s Upper East Side. The church offers Wallace Hall, a spacious and ornate function hall located directly below the main sanctuary, for rent to outside groups for concerts, receptions and meetings. Problem: Church leaders were concerned with the inadequate […]

World Trade Center Installation

Form-A-Tread® Test Project for World Trade Center

Raptor Retractable Barrier Cover Plate Liberty Street at 9/11 Memorial – South Pool May 2017 – Present Form-A-Tread was installed on the cover plate of one Heald Raptor Barrier system, located at street level, at the direction of Cushman & Wakefield. This plate is run over by hundreds of delivery trucks and service vehicles each […]

St. Patrick's Church Installatioin

St. Patrick Church Solves Slippery Step Problem with Form-A-Tread®

Background:  St. Patrick Church in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has a front porch, staircase and ramp that was added during a major renovation in 2001.  The surface of the porch and steps were made using a manufactured tile that replicates bluestone.  This Church is very active with a full schedule of services, weddings, funerals, baptisms and other […]

The Rubin Museum

Form-A-Tread® Installation At The RUBIN Museum of Art, New York, NY

Background:  The RUBIN installed two new aluminum diamond plate ramps on hallway stairs leading from the freight entrance to the museum.  The ramps are designed to allow faster transit of artwork and museum supplies. Problem: Ramps are steep and did not provide adequate traction so slipping was a major concern. Non Slip Tape was considered […]