Piedmont Hillsborough

Piedmont Electric – North Carolina

Description: A happy, returning customer, the Piedmont Electric Membership Corp asked TSS to do some additional work for them. This particular project was straightforward: develop a customized, ballistic barrier to protect a newly-constructed billing center in Hillsborough, N.C. TSS went to work with the client’s architect to design a bullet-resistant barrier system that featured an arch window with UL Level …

BetterMade Glass Barrier

Better Made – Detroit, Michigan

Better Made Snack Foods has been making potato chips and other snacks in their Detroit-based factory for nearly 80 years. The factory building, built in 1930, has a public-facing lobby where anyone can come in to purchase chips or other snacks in bulk. TSS was recently hired to retrofit a bullet-resistant barrier into the lobby. The project included a special …

Owen Electric Butler Side Barrier

Owen Electric – Kentucky

Description: Owen Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a utility provider with locations across the country. One of their facilities managers approached us with photographs to estimate bullet resistant barrier projects for five of their Kentucky locations. The upfront planning and estimating that we did for these jobs was the key to their success. With just photographs from the client, our sales representatives …

Washington State Capitol Campus - Security Post

Washington State Capitol Campus – Security Post

Description: The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) issued a request for quote in search of a qualified contractor to provide security window replacements at the grounds of the Washington State Capitol campus. The Washington Governor’s Mansion security post required the removal and replacement of aging bullet-resistant windows to ensure the continued integrity of the post. After completing a site walk and submitting a …

San Francisco Passport Center

Passport Office – San Francisco

Description: At first glance, the San Francisco Passport Office appeared to be a standard bullet-resistant barrier project requiring windows, ballistic fiberglass, and currency trays. Total Security Solutions is very familiar with these requirements because we have installed more than 15 ballistic barrier systems in passport offices throughout the United States. During the course of this particular project, however, it became clear that there were unique challenges demanding a …

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The Healing Center of San Diego

Description: The Healing Center of San Diego, a pain management facility, needed a bulletproof barrier system implemented in a short time frame. The barrier and surrounding materials had to achieve four main objectives: Provide a high-end, professional setting for patients that fit the upscale neighborhood and medical complex Enable better access control for the facility Improve visibility for employees to ensure their safety Meet ballistic security requirements …

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California Water District – Stockton

Description:  The California Water District (Stockton) retrofit project presented a host of opportunities for the Total Security Solutions’ team to shine. First, the four-story building was 100 years old with a client goal of achieving LEED certification. There were also existing building constraints that needed to be addressed in the design of the bullet-resistant barrier system, including four major support columns and a …

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Memorial Medical Center

Description:  One of the unique characteristics of the Memorial Medical Center project was the level of complexity surrounding the use of ballistic glass-clad polycarbonate. Though it’s extremely strong and holds up well in high traffic areas, glass-clad polycarbonate can be a difficult and unforgiving material to use. In this particular application, the material needed to be mitered and polished very carefully. Further …

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Harris County Police Dept. – Baker Jail

Description:  The Harris County Jail boasts a large and complex free-standing store front system that makes a statement to all who enter. Some of the more notable features of this bullet-resistant system are its height and the related side anchoring solution. The barrier is approximately 12’ high and supported at the ends rather than being secured to the ceiling. The Total Security Solutions’ team was able …

Brown Forman

Brown-Forman Corporate Headquarters

Description:  When the leadership at Brown-Forman identified that there were potential business reasons to implement a bullet-resistant barrier, it was determined that the entire lobby area required security. The design had to blend the necessary security with an aesthetically pleasing barrier to make visitors still feel welcome. In order to accommodate the intended look and feel, Total Security Solutions installed oversized bullet-resistant glass panels in a butt-glazed …