MILFORD, NH (May 30, 2018) —Hendrix Molded Products, a division of Marmon Utility, has announced their partnership with Reliaguard, Inc, to provide wildlife covers for overhead distribution applications. Furthering its dedication to preventing wildlife casualties and improving system reliability, Hendrix Molded Products has chosen Reliaguard as their exclusive partner for providing protective covers for Tie Top and Vise Top insulators based on their innovative designs, high-quality, flame retardant Reliatanium™ material, and the performance to the IEEE1656 standard.
“This partnership aligns with our overall core strategy of offering customers the best solutions available in the marketplace to support system reliability. From an environmental standpoint, it allows us to continue our long history of wildlife protection products for our customers, and expanding that offering even further is a real plus.”
Ken Woo, General Manager of Hendrix Molded Products
Hendrix Molded Products has long been a leader in the design and manufacture of high-density polyethylene insulators and accessories. The addition of the Reliaguard products to the Hendrix portfolio – which will be offered exclusively by Hendrix – gives customers a broader selection of lightweight, flame retardant wildlife protection accessories that are designed to improve system reliability and manufactured to fit Hendrix products. Hendrix is the only manufacturer providing the utility industry with product solutions that provide both system reliability AND wildlife safety and protection.
“Engaging in this partnership with Hendrix Molded Products is terrific for us. Hendrix has always been an innovator and leader in the industry, and they align well with our product and business strategy. So to be able to partner with them, and provide them with Reliaguard products that support their objectives as well as ours – it’s a win-win scenario for both parties.”
Billy Huard, President of Reliaguard
About Hendrix Molded Products
Hendrix Molded Products is the unmatched leader in the polymer distribution pin insulator market with over 50 years of experience in the design and manufacture of high density polyethylene insulators and accessories. Offering utilities products such as line post insulators, Vise Top insulators and Tie Top insulators, Hendrix Molded Products is continuously providing innovative designs and expertise. Based in Amherst, NH, Hendrix Molded Products is a business division of Marmon Utility, a Berkshire Hathaway company.
About Marmon Utility
Marmon Utility is a solutions provider to the electrical power industry. Through its three business divisions operating under the Hendrix and Kerite brands – Marmon Utility offers a portfolio of products and engineering services that include medium- and high-voltage power cable, aerial cable systems, and molded polyethylene insulator products. Headquartered in Milford, NH, Marmon Utility is a Berkshire Hathaway company.
Reliaguard is a subsidiary of Cantega Technologies Inc., dedicated to the design of commodity animal and bird guards for the powerline. Reliaguard also manufactures conductor covers to be used in conjunction with its animal guards. Manufactured in California, USA, Reliaguard parts are produced on a volume basis using injection mold and thermoform manufacturing processes and priced affordably for large volume purchases.