Innovations in window and door
protection at Foster’s markets are addressing two concerns at this time of
year: impending storms and rising crime.
Foster’s Food Fair recently
installed Crimsafe, stainless steel window and door security screens at The
Strand and East End locations.
“The leading factor for us in the
decision to go with Crimsafe was cost,” said Ulises Gomez, operations manager
at Fosters. “The security screen is an added benefit that made sense for us
given the increase in crime, so complementing our current security strategy
Crimsafe’s stainless steel security
screens cannot be cut or kicked in, which provides protection from intruders.
In addition to being a security screen, Crimsafe is also hurricane rated and
has passed Category 4 standardized testing. It’s an alternative to traditional
“We’re always looking for new and
different security solutions on the market so we can offer our customers the
best available products and services,“ said Stuart Bostock, president and CEO
of The Security Centre. “ We are really excited about offering this product as
this … not only provides advanced security industry protection from intruders,
but has several other benefits such as hurricane protection, it reduces radiant
heat and allows airflow promoting a better quality of life, reduces utilities
expenses and offer ultimate security and hurricane protection for business and
Also, Mr. Gomez said, “We are
really impressed by the look. From inside the store, it looks like a regular
fly screen, and doesn’t impact your view at all.”
Since installing Crimsafe at
Foster’s, the blinds have been removed allowing a more sunlight to enter,
without the heat.