In 1978, New York City was enacted the first law in the United States concerning pet waste collection. Shortly after, many cities followed New York’s lead, including Seattle, where dog waste must be removed from private property. These laws, now often called pooper-scooper laws, require pet owners to remove or clean up all fecal waste dropped by their dogs on public property and sometimes private property…..
Roadside communication is a ubiquitous component of pedestrian and vehicle travel worldwide. The Romans deployed the first recorded roadside communications on the Appian Way in 312 B.C., using markers to indicate the distance to Rome. Fast-forward to today, travelers are inundated with messages ranging from government traffic and safety signs to advertisements on massive print or digital billboards…..
In 2023, 83.3% of people in the U.S. live in urban areas. In 1950, this rate was 64%. Americans are rediscovering the benefit of living, shopping, and recreating in “downtown” locations in large urban areas and smaller rural cities. The American city center is making a comeback…..
Electrostatic powder coating is a process that uses an electric charge to apply a dry powder coating to a metal surface. The powder is comprised of polymer resins, curatives, pigments, and leveling materials that are melted together and then ground to a fine texture. The metal component being coated is grounded, and then the negatively charged powder is applied. The negatively charged powder particles are attracted to the grounded metal part, causing the powder to stick to the metal…..
Brandon Industries Announces the Hire of a Veteran OEM Salesman to lead its OEM Lighting, Poles, and Castings Division.
McKinney, TX – Brandon Industries, a leading manufacturer of exterior lighting and aluminum poles, is pleased to announce the hire of Derek Stafford, a seasoned OEM Salesman, to lead the creation and development of the new OEM Lighting, Poles, and Castings division. With over 18 years of experience in the industry, Derek brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Brandon Industries. In his new role, Derek will be responsible for expanding Brandon Industries OEM business and building solid relationships with key customer accounts….
Streetscape design refers to the design and layout of elements that make up the public face of a street. It encompasses many physical features, including sidewalks, roadways, crosswalks, bike lanes, streetlights, trees, public art, seating, and other urban furnishings…