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Impact Security Launches DefenseLite AccessShield: Fortifying Entrances to Counteract Illegal Access and Smash-and-Grab Crime

Impact Security launches DefenseLite AccessShield and AccessShield BR marking a significant advancement in the protection of retail and other high-risk facilities. This innovative solution is engineered to prevent illegal access and smash-and-grab crime, offering an unparalleled layer of security. By enhancing entrance door durability and resistance, DefenseLite AccessShield provides businesses, schools, and government buildings with the confidence that their facilities are safeguarded against external threats.

Designed to replace traditional entrance glazing materials, DefenseLite AccessShield and AccessShield BR which will meet or exceed the standards outlined in UL 752—seamlessly integrate with existing doors of all types and materials offering a robust barrier that deters and prevents unlawful access. Its introduction to the market comes at a critical time when retail establishments are increasingly targeted by smash-and-grab criminals, posing a significant threat to both employee safety and inventory loss.

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Mark Mineer, president of Impact Security, emphasizes the necessity of such an innovation in today’s retail environment, “In the face of rising retail crime rates, it’s imperative that businesses adopt measures that not only react to threats but actively prevent them. DefenseLite AccessShield is our answer to this challenge, providing an opportunity for facility managers to take a proactive approach to fortifying entrances against forced entry.”

DefenseLite AccessShield stands out for its cost-effectiveness and ease of installation, making it an accessible option for a wide range of retail businesses, from small boutiques to large department stores. By retrofitting existing entrances with DefenseLite AccessShield, retailers can significantly enhance their security measures without undertaking extensive renovations or incurring prohibitive costs.

Mineer further highlights the impact of DefenseLite AccessShield on the retail industry, “We’ve designed AccessShield with the retail sector’s specific needs in mind.
Understanding the devastating effects of smash-and-grab crime, not just financially but also on the morale of staff and customers, drove us to develop a solution that can seamlessly integrate into any retail environment, providing unmatched security without compromising on aesthetics.”

For retailers seeking to bolster their defenses against the increasingly sophisticated tactics of criminals, DefenseLite AccessShield offers a proven, effective solution. Its innovative
design and superior materials provide a level of security that traditional glazing cannot match. To learn more about how DefenseLite AccessShield, visit

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