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Read the latest press releases from Rockford Systems LLC, a leading industrial plant safety solution provider for organizations using metalworking, automation, material handling and/or thermal processing in their operations. Since 1971, Rockford Systems has specialized in the design and installation of safeguarding systems for industrial fabrication equipment, manufacturing systems, and robotics cells that meet or exceed applicable safety regulations and standards.

Rockford Systems GermBlock Shields Offer Protection Against Highly Transmissible Delta COVID-19 Variant

ROCKFORD, IL, AUGUST 9, 2021 — Restaurants, businesses and schools are at risk of losing hard-won gains in fighting COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads. With the alarming number of new cases, now is not the time for any organization to lower its guard. Maintaining social distancing is essential as Delta can jump from one […]

Rockford Systems Ramps Up PROTECTOR™ Series Shields to Capture Growth Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, JUNE 21, 2021 — Rockford Systems, LLC, is accelerating investment in its PROTECTOR™ Series Shields, the world’s most innovative line of machine safeguarding shields, resulting in the introduction of new models for smaller floor and benchtop drill presses and milling machines. Launched in 2020, Rockford Systems PROTECTOR Series Shields […]

Rockford Systems Reopens Machine Safeguarding Seminars to In-Person Learning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, MARCH 26, 2021 – Rockford Systems, LLC. today announced plans to reopen its in-person Machine Safeguarding Seminars following the suspension of live learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first two-and-half day live seminar is scheduled to restart April 21-23 with additional seminars set for July 21-23 and October 20-22, […]

Rockford Systems Promotes Matt Brenner to Vice President and General Manager of Machine Safeguarding Business Unit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, JANUARY 19, 2021 — Rockford Systems, LLC. today announced the promotion of Matt Brenner to the position of Vice President and General Manager, Rockford Systems Machine Safeguarding, from Vice President of Sales, effective January 1, 2021. In this expanded role, Brenner will assume full responsibility for the machine safeguarding […]

Rockford Systems and ISS Safety Announce Strategic Partnership to Serve Machine Safeguarding Customers Globally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, JANUARY 12, 2021 — Rockford Systems LLC and ISS Safety, LTD. have entered into a strategic partnership that provides machine safeguarding customers in North America, Europe and Asia with uniform, single-source solutions to reduce risk of accidents and improve employee safety. Rockford Systems was founded in 1971 and is […]

Steel Curtains Help Protect Against Flying Debris Ejected from Hydraulic Presses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, OCTOBER 8, 2020 — The potential for catastrophic injury when operating a hydraulic press is great. Its operation requires a worker to feed, position and remove stock in the area under the powerful ram or near the bending point, exposing him or herself directly to danger. Each year an […]

New Frameless Cough & Sneeze Shields Fill Need for COVID-19 Mitigation in Reopening Schools and Businesses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, AUGUST 10, 2020 — — All across America, parents, teachers, administrators and students are getting a first glimpse of what school might look like this fall. Thanks to Rockford Systems and its new line of economically-priced frameless cough and sneeze shields, it may be a safer learning environment than […]

Rockford Systems Redefines Metalworking Machine Safeguarding with Launch of PROTECTOR™ Series Shields

New patent-pending machine shields provide highest level of safety on market FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, JULY 8, 2020 — Rockford Systems LLC, a leader in machine safeguarding solutions, introduces PROTECTOR™ Series Shields for safeguarding cutting and turning machines, such as drills, mills, lathes, grinders and more. This highly innovative and patent-pending product line […]

Portable Sneeze Guards Help Communities Reopen Schools Safely and Cost-efficiently

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, JUNE 25, 2020 — After three months of COVID-19 shutdowns, communities across the country are preparing for the safe reopening of K-12 and higher education in-person learning facilities this coming fall. Even if leaders have not yet decided to reopen schools, it’s crucial that they begin detailed planning now […]

Caster Wheel Kit Adds Mobility to Rockford Systems GermBlock™ Cough and Sneeze Shields

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, JUNE 1, 2020 — Promoting employee health by creating a COVID-19 safe workplace is the mission of GermBlock™ cough and sneeze shields from Rockford Systems. Now that same protection is available in a totally portable design thanks to new GermBlock caster kits. “Giving GermBlock shields mobility is valuable where […]