U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow Awards Contract for Protective Engineer Equipment Covers to Transhield

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Transhield, Inc. was awarded a contract for more than 500 covers from the USMC Logistics Base Barstow for their Maintenance Branch.

“We appreciate this repeat order from USMC Logistics Base Barstow, as it speaks to their confidence in the effectiveness of our patented technology to provide corrosion protection and help maintain assets,” said James Glick, Transhield’s President.

Transhield, Inc. announced today that the company was awarded a contract for more than 500 covers from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Logistics Base Barstow for their Maintenance Branch. Manufactured using Transhield’s patented advanced protective cover technology, they will be used to provide corrosion and environmental protection for a variety of engineer equipment including Caterpillar Graders, John Deere Crawlers, and Tactical Trailer mounted Generator/Environmental Control Units (GETT). It also includes purchases of covers for Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) vehicles, M1114 HMMWVs, 155mm lightweight howitzers. This order is the second from U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, which has been using Transhield covers to protect vehicle and equipment asset investments since 2008.

“We appreciate this repeat order from USMC Logistics Base Barstow, as it speaks to their confidence in the effectiveness of our patented technology to provide corrosion protection and help maintain assets,” said James Glick, Transhield’s President. “Our patented technology provides exceptional protective qualities whether in the heat, sand and sun of desert environments such as Barstow, Calif., or humid, salt-infused environments. This can help the U.S. military to extend the life and ensure readiness of vehicles and equipment while in storage, on base or awaiting redeployment.”

Transhield has recently received contracts from U.S. Army Strategic Logistics Activity Charleston (ASLAC) to maintain readiness for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles and from the USMC to provide protective covers for their entire fleet of MRAP vehicles.

Transhield custom-fit covers offer the lightweight and ease-of-use found in earlier vinyl and tarp covers combined with the durability, breathability and corrosion reduction of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor. These covers offer protection against environmental factors including corrosion, dust, wind, rain, snow and UV rays. They are available to protect a broad range of military vehicles and equipment, ranging from generators to the M1A1 tank, tactical wheeled vehicles and amphibious assault vehicles.

Transhield protective covers are available on the GSA Federal Supply Schedule under contact number GS-02F-0103R.

About Transhield, Inc.
Transhield, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of a broad range of protective covers for use in the defense, aerospace, marine, rail and other industrial markets. Transhield products are valued worldwide for their high quality, patented corrosion reduction technology, and customized fit to help protect equipment investments. For more information, log on to http://www.transhield-usa.com. Also find Transhield on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Media Contact: Kirsten Skyba, Command Communications, 304.839.4051, kskyba(at)commandcommunicationsllc(dot)com.

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