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|City of Oakland Park receives new 'Octagon' Mega Span from Shade Systems!|
Ocala, Florida - June 23, 2010 - Shade Systems is proud to announce the installation of its 'Octagon' Mega Span shade cover for the City of Oakland Park, Florida, to shade a playground at Collins Community Center. The Octagon shade design features an eight-sided canopy with eight support columns, giving it a whimsical "carousel" look.
The City of Oakland Park had to replace an existing shade structure which had been manufactured by BPI International (f/k/a Ball Products), a defunct company. The BPI structure collapsed in a rain storm, and since the company had gone bankrupt, no warranty coverage was in effect.
Mr. Lance Moll, the City's Parks Superintendent, called on Shade Systems to design, fabricate, and install a replacement structure, complete with all new concrete foundations. Upon smooth completion of the work, Lance expressed his pleasant surprise at how much more substantial the Shade Systems structure's construction is than the previous, collapsed shade. Shade Systems engineers its shade products to meet the most stringent design specifications, including withstanding up to 90 mph of wind speeds with the canopy on and 150 mph hurricane code with the canopy removed.
In addition to the gold-standard Shade Systems reputation for quality and durability, the City selected Shade Systems for our remarkably innovative Turn-N-SlideTM easy fastening system. The Turn-N-SlideTM system makes it simple for as few as just one person to quickly remove the canopy in case of hurricane. Just as importantly, it also allows City staff to re-attach their canopy without hiring expensive outside help. And only Shade Systems products come complete with an instructional video on DVD format which shows how to use the Turn-N-Slide to remove and then re-attach your canopy.
About Shade Systems
Shade Systems is the premier manufacturer of heavy-duty outdoor shade structures designed to help protect people and property from the harmful effects of the sun's dangerous U.V. (Ultra-Violet) rays. Alan Bayman, President and CEO of Shade Systems, Inc., leads the shade industry with over 25 years of manufacturing experience in the outdoor public use products industry. "The Shade Systems team is focused on providing its market with the highest manufacturing standards and dedication to customer satisfaction in the outdoor shade structure arena," Alan was quoted as saying. As testimony to its commitment to the strictest quality standards, Shade Systems offers a 20 year limited warranty on all its structural steel frames, and a 10 year limited warranty on its CoolNetTM shade fabric.
For more information, please contact Shade Systems at 1-800-609-6066.