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Ideal Shield Products

About Us

                            We’ve Got You Covered                            

Officially established in 1997, Ideal Shield is a minority-owned & family-operated company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan.

As a leader in facility maintenance and protection products, we are home to The Original Bumper Post Sleeve, the strongest industrial guardrail on the market, the top-selling plastic sign base system, and a wide variety of safety handrail systems. 

Our patented line of products save time, money, and maintenance by eliminating the need to paint. We continue to be the industry leader in facility maintenance solutions with a long list of acclaimed products which also includes bollard covers, sign bases, handrail, both standard and custom guardrail systems, dock door protection goal posts, column wraps, clearance bars, and more. With hundreds of styles available in a variety of sizes and colors, we continually meet the needs of any customer.

Shield products are designed to be a cost-effective way to improve safety in and around your facility, protecting your most valuable assets – your personnel and machinery – as well as enhancing the overall appearance of your structure.

Since the beginning, our mission has been to provide innovative solutions, superior quality, and excellent customer service. And it has paid off in big ways as we have sold over 6,000,000 Bollard Covers since 1999, making Ideal Shield the true leader in Bollard Covers.

Located in Southwest Detroit, with five manufacturing plants, including a 75,000 sq. ft production facility, and a vast distribution network throughout the United States, Ideal Shield’s product line is proudly made in America and readily available for quick shipping.

Ideal Shield turned 25 in 2022. Learn more about the company and its start on the 25th Anniversary page!

Ideal Shield team (circa 2022)


2525 Clark St. Detroit, MI. 48209

Hours of Operations 

Monday: 8am-5pm EST 

Tuesday: 8am-5pm EST

Wednesday: 8am-5pm EST

Thursday: 8am-5pm EST

Friday: 8am-5pm EST

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

All Major Credit Cards Accepted

Ideal Group of Companies

Ideal Group is a family-owned and operated business conglomerate headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. We are a customer-focused company that focuses on delivering innovative solutions, providing maximum value in steel & construction services, high-quality facility maintenance & protection products, and top-of-the-line indirect material management. 

Ideal Group of Companies

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What our customers are saying

“We purchased some sign bollard covers from you all a few months ago and they work great! So far we’ve had 0 signs fall over in our parking lot. This time last year we had 2-3 fall over so already we’ve saved roughly $500 dollars in damages.”

William Myers - Amazon

“I have been truly impressed with the covers we bought from you so many years ago. They have been exposed to direct sunlight for years and have not faded one bit after all this time! Kudos!”

Mark C. - UBT

“First and foremost, we have loved the sign bases. They have gone through the various states of weather that Minnesota has to offer and they are withstanding the weather and doing a great job for us. At this time, we have all of our needs, however, after the Super Bowl and when we head into our spring events we could be looking to purchasing additional signs. ” 

Representative from US Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings & Super Bowl 52

“This is just what we were looking for. Well made. We will be installing it next week. Everyone here is excited to have a railing to hang onto with winter coming. We at St. Cyprian thank you and your facility for help us.”

Carl Baltosiewich w/St. Cyprian

“Ideal Shield had some of the best prices on the market for bollards and covers. They were very easy to deal with and provided prompt shipment. The quality of the material was exceptional and a breeze to install.” 

James Harvill

“Steris Pharmaceutical chose Ideal Shield handrail because it’s sturdy, and the mounting brackets worked really well. Very happy with the product.”

Kevin Korb - Rite Hite

“When compared to other railing systems, Ideal Shield’s anchor system is cost-efficient and super strong – plus fully removable for relocation. Ideal Shield offers quality products that are very durable and never require painting.”

Donnie Frederick - Odessa College

“Ideal Shield has helped me out of many issues over the last couple of years. The restaurant business is always under a sense of urgency. It’s refreshing when someone drops everything & goes the extra mile to help. That is VERY rare this day & age.” 

Kari Carper - BDH Contracting

“I am speechless, I have never had a company go above and beyond what Y’all are doing for Us.  There are only two words to describe Ideal Shield Character and Integrity.  I will be sure to tell everyone I do business with about your company. ” 

Joe W. - AT&T

“Amazing customer service! I had many questions and multiple emails back and forth with them to match the correct product to my needs. They responded very quickly and precisely. Sales associate was exceptional to deal with! Amazing customer service! I had many questions and multiple emails back and forth with them to match the correct product to my needs. They responded very quickly and precisely. Sales associate was exceptional to deal with!”

Dave Albright