Case Studies

Physical Safety Barriers: Low Tech Can Be Highly Effective





Nov 8, 2018

Physical security barriers such as bars, rolling shutters, side folding grilles, and scissor gates add time to a would-be intruder’s smash and grab. The visual deterrent alone of these products is proven to reduce burglary attempts…
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The 2018 hurricane season could be as busy as the 2017 season

April 5, 2018

The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June through November. With the season less than two months away, Colorado State University issued its preliminary seasonal forecast on Thursday…
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Impact Glass or Rolling Shutters?

March 19, 2018

The photo of the condo units (above) are on the 3rd through 6th floor, taken in November 2017, after Hurricane Irma in St. Petersburg, Florida. The hurricane-rated impact glass windows did not break from flying debris, but from the wind pressures generated against the glazing…
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QMI – Small Company With Big Hearts

Nov 8, 2017
The employees at QMI Security Solutions, Inc. (QMI) did not sit idly by after the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the Mexico earthquakes. Many of the company’s customers, family, and friends live in the stricken communities of Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. The employees came up with a novel plan …
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Smaller is Better

May 15, 2013
New engineering enables a 13 ft. tall roll shutter to fit into a 7” coil housing, while providing one of the strongest shutters for hurricane protection on the market …Full story

Is that a stadium luxury box window or a hurricane shutter? Actually both!

August 05, 2011
Florida Atlantic University’s new football stadium in Boca Raton Florida features luxury suites rising above the stadium’s west side seating which will accommodate 22 people each and “will have operable glass windows so guests can experience all the game-day excitement while enjoying a climate-controlled environment,” as stated on the …
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What service window, wheeled mall kiosk, restaurant counter, kitchen window, casework shelving, or cabana bar opening do you need to protect?

July 15, 2011
Rolling shutters are often used by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) as they incorporate the QMI security shutters into the design of their kiosks, cabinets, and even airplane jet ways. QMI shutters can be found in most every large US airport. If one is stuck with hours to kill late at …Full story

How can retailers be a smaller target for burglars?

September 20, 2010
One of QMI’s security shutter protected retailers found that break-in attempts dropped 70% when shutters were added to their storefronts. One of our retailers had 4 break-ins in their first six months of business and lost considerable merchandise. QMI installed shutters 11 months ago and they haven’t suffered even a …Full story

What can retailers do to prevent loss from theft and burglary?

September 20, 2010
Security guards, cameras, and alarms aren’t a big deterrent for thieves anymore. Sometimes I think ski masks were invented the day security cameras were introduced. No one pays attention to alarm sounds and cops have so many false alarms, they don’t/can’t pay attention either. Okay, then guards must be the answer…Full story