Security on your property — be it a hospital, hotel, warehouse, or government building — is of the utmost importance in keeping employees, visitors, and equipment safe. Here are five cost-effective ways you can improve the security of your property: [Read more…]
Porta-King provides turnkey solutions for observation booths required by companies and organizations who engage in the monitoring of people or processes. Our customers include the U.S. military, sheriff departments, manufacturing operations, testing agencies and more.
This recent application came to us from a company engaged in testing the performance characteristics of new automobiles. This requires personnel to be as close as possible to the track the vehicles are using to conduct their tests. To achieve the necessary viewing perspective required for the users an elevated platform was needed along with a booth to provide shelter for personnel and their equipment. Porta-King’s turnkey solution included: [Read more…]
The County Corrections facility in Pinellas County, Florida needed to have their guard towers that overlooked Recreation Observation within the correctional facility yard replaced. They needed something that would:
- Be cost effective
- Withstand the extreme weather conditions of the region
- Be able to keep guards safe
When the correctional facility decided to upgrade the guard towers, they had to decide whether to refurbish or replace. They made the decision to refurbish the towers and replace the existing guard booths. [Read more…]
Is your school hosting important guests? If you’re trying to encourage them to contribute or donate to your school, there are many ways to convince them that their money is going somewhere worthwhile. When in doubt, be sure to showcase these three areas.
In the Classroom
Education technology in the classroom has been shown to increase student engagement when implemented and used correctly. With higher student engagement and thus better grades, your guests know that your school is dedicated to quality education. Be sure to show them where there is room for improvement so they know how their funds will be applied. [Read more…]
When it comes to safety, prisons especially need buildings that will increase the safety and security of the facility, surrounding grounds, and prison guards. As such, Porta-King is dedicated to the safety of guards working in prisons, making sure that all guard towers in which they work are both safe and practical.
Upgrade Environmental Protection
Prison guards should not have to be exposed to extreme temperatures for long periods of time when on duty. Guard towers are built with an enclosure that can be heated or cooled as needed. When protected from the elements, your guards will be able to do their job more efficiently and safely.
Prefabricated guard towers are built to withstand environmental conditions like rain and snow. Painted with an industrial-grade acrylic enamel, prison guard towers will resist nicks and rust for years to come. With such low-maintenance, your prison will not need to replace or repair the guard towers for years. [Read more…]