Extensive Research and Development Yields X-FLEX® Blast Protection System; Unprecedented Technology with High-Performance Results
X-FLEX® Provides Immediate Protection through Advanced Materials
Effectively meeting the protective needs of today’s ever evolving threats and increasing demands of explosion and natural events is a challenge.
Pairing the expertise in advanced materials, development and manufacturing of Berry’s Engineered Protective Systems with the expertise in blast research, testing and analysis of the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, an innovative, highly effective product is now an option to help mitigate the effects of these challenges.
X-FLEX® Wins Grand Award for Security by Popular Science
Popular Science X-Flex® test
X-Flex® is the proud recipient of the prestigious Grand Award for Security .
“For 22 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us − those that make a positive impact on our world today and challenge our views of what’s possible in the future.” said Mark Jannot, Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science.
Popular Science independently selected and tested the products that they believed are distinctly different and worthy of their recognition.
“We are honored that the unique qualities present in X-Flex® have been recognized and deemed worthy of Popular Science’s Grand Award.” says Mr. Thomas Salmon, President, Berry Plastics Corporation. “Receiving the award is valuable recognition and validation of X-Flex® and the tremendous amount of work and talented mindshare that it has taken to develop such an important, life-altering product. The magnitude of the award is very apparent when you consider the volume of incredible new technologies that Popular Science reviews and evaluates.” he adds.
2009 Best of Show Winner at ACMA COMPOSITES+POLYCON
Recognized by the industry’s leaders and presented the highest award, X-Flex® is setting a new standard for innovation and performance. Leveraging material combinations and configurations the X-Flex® Blast Protection System provides a proven level of performance.
Demonstrated Performance and Validation
Subjected to a range of testing the X-Flex® Blast Protection System has repeatedly demonstrated its high-performance properties.
Simple, Effective and Continuous Protection
Lightweight advanced material, in a convenient format, easily transported and managed by the end user. Easy to install, without the need for special application equipment. User and environmentally friendly attributes allow for installation without cumbersome or costly safety gear.
Applications for X-FLEX®
- Critical infrastructure where threat potential exists including:
- Transportation facilities (airports, train stations, seaports)
- Petrochemical, power, chemical plants
- Schools & universities
- Convention facilities
- Military structures - forward deployed & stateside in risk-heightened locations
- Federal & state facilities where risk of threat potential exists
- Safe areas – protect from flying debris & effects of hurricanes and tornadoes
X-Flex®... An Ideal Protection Solution