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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.

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 […]

Rockford Systems Introduces New Line of Cough and Sneeze Shields for Industrial, Commercial, Clean Room and Retail Applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, APRIL 22, 2020 — GermBlock™ shields help protect against the spread of airborne substances The COVID-19 pandemic is causing businesses to take extra precautions for the well-being of employees and customers. Rockford Systems, a leader in industrial safety solutions, is helping organizations protect employee health and safety by launching […]

Rockford Systems Announces “Engineered To Order” Service to Address Need for Custom Combustion Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, MARCH 18, 2020 — Rockford Systems, LLC. announced today the expansion of its capabilities with Engineered To Order (ETO) services for its fuel valve trains and overall custom combustion solutions. Staffed by an experienced team of in-house engineers, the new service scales out to provide end-to-end project management from […]

Machine Guarding Named on OSHA’s Top Ten Violations in 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, DECEMBER 17, 2019 — Recent media reports have put a spotlight on machine shop injuries. A newly released study completed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) regarding injuries in the workplace found over 34,000 people sustain a lost-time injury in the workplace annually due to machine accidents. Additionally, […]

New Year is Perfect Time to Inspect Your Fuel Valve Trains

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, DECEMBER 6, 2019 — Defective or inadequately maintained fuel valve trains have led to countless boiler and furnace explosions. Rockford Systems stands committed to the prevention of fuel valve train accidents by offering combustion safety products and services that minimize or eliminate risks posed to facilities and workers alike, […]

Rockford Systems Adds Personal Protection Equipment to Safeguarding Product Line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, October 22, 2019 — Rockford System today announced the expansion of its industrial safety portfolio with the addition of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) designed to reduce the wearer’s exposure to job-related hazards. The new PPE line will include cut-resistant gloves and sleeves, safety goggles, hearing protection, respirators, and reflective […]