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Gate Access Control: Making it easy for you to get IN while keeping others OUT!

Here at American Fence Company of Iowa, we are making access control easy for you. How great will it be to pull up to your business or home and gain access with the push of a button? We can help you make that happen. With over 100 years of combined experience in gates, operators and access controls [read more]

American Fence Company is proud to introduce: American Access Company

American Access Company is the newest addition to the American Fence Company family, and we are so excited to finally be able to offer an undivided focus on access control. American Access Company is a premium gate access control merchant and we sell items such as barrier arms, traffic spikes, opera[read more]

Mission Dispensary and PalmSHIELD find success in Allentown, PA

Allentown, Pennsylvania opened up their very first medical marijuana dispensary—Mission Dispensary—on June 12, 2018. PalmSHIELD had the great honor of having one of our horizontal louver mechanical screening enclosures installed at their dispensary. PalmSHIELD’s horizontal louver fence system [read more]

With massive construction going on in Des Moines, IA it is critical that temporary fences are used properly for workers and pedestrian safety. Having installed thousands of temporary construction fences, our crews have sat idle at many job sites while the contractor frantically tries to figure-out [read more]

How to select and specify vinyl coated chain link can be confusing. Why the confusion? It all stems from the gage and coating type. Is it finished gage or core wire gage? According to ASTM  668, vinyl coated chain link is specified and ordered by the metallic core wire. However, according to[read more]

AFC Des Moines Protects the City with Temporary Fence

Check out this Temporary Construction Security Fence! This first project is in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. It consists of 4’ tall chain link fence that is on top of concrete K rail (AKA Jersey Barrier). When completed, the project will be a multi-tenant housing facility that will also o[read more]

How To Layout Your Next Outfield Fence

There are dozens of youth and community organizations each year who are interested in installing their own ballfield fencing.  American Fence Company can help. When pencil hits paper to start laying-out their field dimensions, they begin to scratch their heads.  How do we get a greater distance f[read more]