President Mark Ferm and Vice President Kent Ferm Announce Retirement – Wes Paulin Appointed New President

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Bentonville, Arkansas (January 25, 2022) – United Industries UltraBoard is announcing the retirement of President Mark Ferm and Vice President Kent Ferm in early 2022. Chief Engineer Wes Paulin has accepted the new role as President of United Industries and looks forward to leading the corporation through its next stages of growth. Mark & Kent’s […]

The United Industries Fire – See Our New Silos Stand Proud

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Wow, Almost 2 Years Ago… Wednesday, December 4, 2019, we experienced a massive fire located at the rear of our Bentonville, Arkansas, manufacturing facility. The fire was a scary event and our entire plant and associates remained safe due to the fast-acting diligence of our local emergency service departments and plant management teams. Luckily, the […]

The New UltraBoard Barrier X – A Closer Look

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Today we’re taking a look at the new UltraBoard Barrier X protective aid and see some of the available configurations that can be created with it for different environments. Protective Barrier Shields for Public Spaces The UltraBoard X is an excellent social distancing solution for public spaces as it provides an additional layer in social […]

[Video] UltraBoard Barriers Helping Schools in Macon, GA

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WMAZ13 of Macon, GA featured a nice segment about how area schools are utilizing UltraBoard Barriers to aid in the prevention of the COVID-19 virus. Full Article

RetailX 2021 Postponed Until August

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RetailX 2021 Postponed Until August retaiX recently announced the postponement until August 2021. Originally slated to take place May 12-13, 2021, the new dates that the event will take place are Tuesday, August 24 to Wednesday, August 25, 2021, in Chicago at McCormick Place.  retailX is the premier education resource and networking partner for the rapidly-evolving […]

COVID-19 Preventative Barrier Aid Types | UltraBoard Barriers Overview

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How Does a COVID Barrier or Shield Help? OSHA’s guide for preparing businesses for COVID-19 recommends that workplaces with medium exposure risk to COVID-19 may install physical barriers or plastic sneeze guards to help aid in the prevention of transmission. In addition to face coverings, any additional layer of protection is ideal. We have designed several […]

COVID-19 Protective Shields – UltraBoard Releases COVID-19 Protective Barriers

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The New UltraBoard Barrier™ A COVID-19 ProtectiveBarrier Solution & Acrylic Barrier Alternative Everyone has COVID protective masks for sale. But did you know that there are COVID-19 barriers for sale? We have just released our new product called UltraBoard Barrier. Barrier is available in several sizes, and is much more cost-effective solution to pricey COVID-19 […]

Foamboard Suppliers – Tips to Find a Foamboard Sign Supplier

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Tips On Selecting a Good Foamboard Supplier Sign businesses large and small will use a foam core substrate at one point or another. Rigid, durable and economical; foamboards are ideal sign blanks and are easily cut and routed to create highly customized signs. What to Look for In a Good Sign Foamboard Supplier When selecting […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) – How Sign Companies Can Help

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Slowing The Spread Of Covid-19 Following these simple steps can help keep everyone safe: Stay home, avoid travel and gatherings of more than 10 people. Social distance at least 6 feet Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Clean and disinfect […]

Extruded Polystyrene vs. Expanded Polystyrene (XPS vs. EPS) – What’s the Difference?

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What is Expanded Polystyrene or EPS Polystyrene Foam? Expanded polystyrene (EPS), is produced from small beads of polystyrene that are fed into a mold. Heat or steam is then applied to the mould which expands the polystyrene beads and fuses them together. The expansion process causes the expanded foam to fuse together in irregular patterns […]