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Benefits of Investment Casting | Reliance Blog

The Benefits of Investment Casting

Precision casting techniques used for thousands of years+ Read more

Removable Bollards For Access & Security | Reliance Blog

Removable Bollards For Better Access & Security

Removable bollards regulate vehicle access while ensuring pedestrian flow+ Read more

Decorative Bollard Covers: Security & Design | Reliance Blog

Decorative Bollard Covers Integrate Security and Design

Decorative covers protect security bollards from corrosion and wear + Read more

Wrought Iron vs Cast Iron | Reliance Blog

Cast Iron versus Wrought Iron

What's the difference—and how are they used?

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Plastic Bollard Covers Improve Site Safety | Reliance Blog

Plastic Bollard Covers Improve Site Safety

Protect steel pipe bollards from corrosion and wear+ Read more

Active Design Guidelines | Reliance Blog

Active Design Guidelines for Walkable Communities

Guidelines for building active spaces+ Read more

Decorative Bollard Features (Infographic) | Reliance Blog

Decorative Bollard Features (Infographic)

Premium ornamentation for buildings and urban landscapes+ Read more

Traffic Bollards Increase Driver Awareness | Reliance Blog

Traffic Bollards Increase Driver Awareness

Reduce maintenance and repair with flexible bollards+ Read more

Site Furnishings: Design Better Social Space | Reliance Blog

Site Furnishings: Design Better Social Spaces

Site furnishings create inviting community spaces for leisure and social interaction+ Read more

History of Reliance Foundry (Infographic) | Reliance Blog

Reliance Foundry: 90 Years of Business (Infographic)

A brief visual history of Reliance Foundry+ Read more

9 Essential Principles of Landscape Design | Reliance Blog

9 Essential Principles for Exceptional Landscape Design

Plan landscapes for effective outdoor design+ Read more

Parking Bollards: Protection & Design | Reliance Blog

Parking Bollards: Protection & Design

Increase driver awareness and pedestrian safety+ Read more

304 Vs 316 Stainless Steel | Reliance Blog

304 Stainless Steel Versus 316 Stainless Steel

Different grades offer unique resistance to corrosion + Read more

Traffic Calming & Bollards | Reliance Blog

Traffic Calming & Bollards

Traffic bollards improve urban road design+ Read more

2015 Scholarship Winner | Bollards & Post Covers

Bollards in My Community Scholarship Winner Announced!

Stefano Unlayao of Mississauga, Ontario, takes home the $3,000 grand prize!+ Read more

Why Precast Concrete Bollards Work | Reliance Blog

Why Precast Concrete Bollards Work

Impact protection and premium design+ Read more

Speed Cushions: Planning & Installation | Traffic Management

Speed Cushion Planning & Installation

What you need to know about planning speed cushion installations+ Read more

Atlanta Neighbors Bike To Work & Win Big | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Atlanta Neighbors Win Big for Biking to Work

Contest winners tell all about video making, bike equipment and cycling in Atlanta+ Read more

Retractable Bollards For Easy Traffic Control | Bollards & Post Covers

Retractable Bollards Make Traffic Control Easy

Easily collapsed into a concrete surface, retractable bollards allow temporary changes for better access control+ Read more

History Of Vancouver Foundries | Casting & Foundry Services

History of Foundries in Vancouver

Supporting industry and development in British Columbia+ Read more

Industrial Cart Wheels: Standard Or Custom? | Industrial Steel Wheels

Choosing Industrial Cart Wheels: Standard & Customized

A range of heavy-duty wheels are available for all types of applications+ Read more

Biking To Work: A Beginner's Guide | Bicycle Parking & Storage

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work (Infographic)

Essential tips to make the most of your bike commute+ Read more

Bike Culture: Europe & America | Reliance Blog

Bike Culture in Europe & America

How to build better bicycle communities+ Read more

Bike To Work: 9 Ways To Improve Your Commute | Bicycle Parking & Storage

9 Ways to Improve Your Bike Commute

Tips and recommendations for urban cycling+ Read more

2014 Community Scholarship Winner | Bollards & Post Covers

2014 Grand-Prize Scholarship Winner Profile

Brandon Hill took home last year's $3,000 scholarship for his video submission+ Read more

Concrete Bollard Caps: Create Quality Finishes | Bollards & Post Covers

Concrete Bollard Caps Create Quality Finishes

Use concrete bollard caps to create clean and consistent security post installations+ Read more

Security Bollards: Plan Perimeter Protection | Reliance Blog

Security Bollards: Plan Perimeter Protection

Assess a range of security options to address threats and vulnerabilities—while ensuring optimal perimeter design+ Read more

Choosing Bike Racks, Bollards & Lockers | Bicycle Parking & Storage

How to Select the Best Bike Parking Solution

Bike racks, bollards and lockers offer user-focused options for mutual benefit+ Read more

Removable Mountings For Bike Bollards | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Removable Mounting Options for Bike Bollards

Select from a range of bike bollards and removable mounting options+ Read more

Install Decorative Bollards With Removable Mountings | Bollards & Post Covers

How to Install Decorative Bollards with Removable Mountings

Almost all decorative bollards can be installed with removable mountings, ensuring the best in functionality and ornamentation+ Read more

Bike Parking For Businesses | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Does Secure Bike Parking Bring New Customers?

Businesses can accommodate a growing demographic while encouraging better health and security in their community + Read more

Bike Lockers: Public Security & Accessibility | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Bike Lockers Provide Security for Modern Cyclists

Supporting accessibility and protection+ Read more

Make Your Business Bike-Friendly | Bicycle Parking & Storage

7 Reasons to Offer Bike Parking at Your Business

Expand your customer base and increase employee satisfaction + Read more

Bike Lockers Support Environmental Sustainability | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Bike Lockers And Environmental Responsibility

Cost-effective means for improving community infrastructure+ Read more

How Many Bikes Does A Bike Rack Hold? | Bicycle Parking & Storage

INFOGRAPHIC: How Many Bikes Does a Bike Rack Hold?

Bike etiquette in the pedal world+ Read more

Plastic Post Covers Offer Traditional Ornamentation | Bollards & Post Covers

Decorative Plastic Bollard Covers Achieve the Historical Refinement of Cast Iron

Improve the look and feel of standard security bollards while protecting them from wear and rust+ Read more

Bike Lockers For Livable Communities | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Plastic bike lockers make for livable communities

Growing bike infrastructure supports local businesses and healthy lifestyles+ Read more

Protective Bollards: Steel Pipe Security | Reliance Blog

Protective Bollards: Steel Pipe Security for Building Perimeters

Steel pipe bollards offer physical protection for buildings and pedestrians+ Read more

Industrial Cart Wheels: Steel Vs Iron | Industrial Steel Wheels

Choosing Steel or Iron Industrial Wheels: The Pros and Cons

A wheel's composition can greatly affect its performance+ Read more

ASTM A27 Steel: A Guide To Choosing The Right Grade | Casting & Foundry Services

ASTM A27 Steel: A Guide to Choosing the Right Grade for Your Casting

There are several grades of steel covered under ASTM A27+ Read more

Pedals 4 Professionals: 2014 Winner Interview | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Pedals for Professional Winner Gives Back to the Biking Community

Bike to Work Contest Winner Kevin Neidorf uses prize money to help kickstart internal commuter program+ Read more

Fenway Park Bollard Infographic | Bollards & Post Covers

Fenway Park Bollards: A Closer Look

Reliance Foundry provides a useful look into one of the company's most exciting projects to date.+ Read more

Commercial Bike Lockers | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Reliance Foundry Bike Lockers: An Eco-Friendly Solution

Safe, secure and good for everyone+ Read more

Ornamental Bollards: 5 Little-Known Functions | Bollards & Post Covers

Ornamental Bollards: More than meets the Eye

Reliance Foundry presents 5 little-known, ornamental bollard characteristics that may make them the right fit for your site. + Read more

Solar Bollards: 10 Things To Consider | Bollards & Post Covers

10 Things To Consider Before Purchasing Solar Bollards

On every site, important considerations should be made to ensure that solar-powered lighting bollards operate effectively.+ Read more

Why Bike To Work? | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Why Bike to Work?

Compelling reasons for choosing the bicycle over the car+ Read more

Plastic Bollard Modified For Tesla-Charging Station | Bollards & Post Covers

Post Cover Goes “Green” in Unique Application

Reliance Foundry provides plastic bollard cover that protects inventive electric car enthusiast from electrocution + Read more

Bike To Work Infographic | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Reasons to Bike to Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

Reliance Foundry provides useful information that may affect your decision on whether to take a car or bike to work.+ Read more

Reliance Foundry Launches New Plastic Bike Locker | Bicycle Parking & Storage

Reliance Foundry launches newly-designed, plastic bike locker

New bike locker delivers "peace of mind" security for cyclists.+ Read more

Calgary Water Centre Installs Walkway Bollards | Bollards & Post Covers

Calgary Water Centre Installs Protective Walkway Bollards

Bollards provide stylish alternatives to protect pedestrians at the Calgary Water Centre+ Read more




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Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd.

Brad Done

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Technical Marketing Writer, Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd.

Shawn Chessell

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Technical Marketing Writer, Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd.

Bryce Tarling

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