VeeBoards Brand Corner Protectors - 07/14/16


VeeBoards Brand Corner Protectors Introduces First Stackable Versions, Names Kinedyne as Exclusive Master Distributor

Kinedyne to use its extensive North American distribution network to make new stackable VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors available to a broader audience than ever before.

BRANCHBURG, N.J., USA (July 14, 2016) — Kinedyne LLC, a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of cargo control products for the transportation industry, announced that it has been named the exclusive master distributor for VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors for the United States and Canada. As part of its agreement with the product’s manufacturer, Kinedyne will also be distributing the industry’s first patent-pending, stackable corner protectors.

The new stackable design allows the strap guide channels on each corner protector to nest securely on top of the next, enabling users to store the devices in a low-profile unit when not in use. The stacks take up less space and are much easier for flatbed trailer operators to secure and store than freestanding corner protectors. The stackable design will now be standard on all VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors.

Invented in 1986, VeeBoards Brand Corner Protectors were first introduced to the U.S. market in 2002 and have become the gold standard for their design, quality, durability and effectiveness among fleets and owner-operators alike. The products evenly distribute the mechanical force exerted by load securement straps and other tie-down assemblies, and help maintain the structural integrity of stacked cargo, thereby inhibiting payload travel and sliding, due to dynamic forces acting on the load, pushing it up, down, forward, backward and side to side.

VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors are manufactured by Bartleet Trading International, LLC. The company, located in Rockwall, Texas, manufactures its corner protectors using a high-density, virgin polyethylene blend that has been refined over the course of three decades. The unique blend helps make VeeBoards Brand Products lightweight and more flexible and helps them resist the effects of heat, cold, road chemicals, UV rays and mechanical fatigue. The company holds trademarks on its products and has a patent pending on the new stackable design.

“Before we introduced VeeBoards Brand Corner Protectors, most corner protection devices were homemade wood assemblies or bent metal, which widely varied in structure, safety and effectiveness,” Steve Bartleet, president and CEO of Bartleet Trading International, LLC, said. “With our new stackable design, we have continued our legacy of providing the industry with intelligently designed equipment that not only promotes safety, but is durable and easy to use.”

Kinedyne is one of North America’s largest manufacturers and distributors of cargo control products and has an unrivaled distribution footprint across the continent. Effective immediately, Kinedyne will serve as the exclusive master distributor for all VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors and will have distribution and marketing responsibility throughout the U.S. and Canada.

“This is a superbly designed product line and, used in conjunction with proper load securement techniques, promotes safety for both vehicle operators and the public at large,” Paul Wolford, vice president of sales and marketing for Kinedyne LLC, said. “Kinedyne is excited to be able to make these products available to more fleets and owner-operators everywhere and to help promote proper load securement within the industry.”

VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors will now be available through Kinedyne’s extensive distribution network which includes thousands of outlets across all fifty states and Canada. Users can find distributor locations near them by calling Kinedyne’s customer service department at (800) 848-6057 in the U.S. or (800) 268-3530 in Canada.

VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors primarily serve the needs of fleets and owner-operators with flatbed and curtain-side trailers. The products have a significant following among carriers serving the construction and building industries.

VeeBoards Brand Corner Protectors are designed for loads such as shingles, windows, doors, drywall and foam insulation that are prone to damage from load securement straps and other tie-down assemblies. The corner protectors prevent the straps from exerting focused pressure that can mar or distort cargo, by spreading the tension across a wider area.

BrickGuards Brand Corner Protectors are specifically designed to help users secure loads of stacked bricks and blocks. The product is engineered to provide optimal strength and stability.

VeeBoards2Go Brand Corner Protectors are 11 inches in length and come stacked in a carry pack of 20, with a convenient handle. Their compact size makes them perfect for users with limited storage capacity.

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About Kinedyne LLC:

Founded in 1968, Kinedyne LLC is a world-leading manufacturer and distributor of cargo control products for the transportation industry. The Company maintains a substantial market share in a variety of industry sectors, and is known for the development and engineering of high-quality equipment; it holds multiple patents for many of its innovative products. Kinedyne serves a broad range of users, which include OEMs, fleets and independent owner-operators, across a wide variety of markets, including heavy-duty trucking, government, military, agriculture, automotive, recreational vehicle, moving and storage. Kinedyne’s world headquarters are located in Branchburg, New Jersey, and the Company has affiliates strategically located around the globe, including Kinedyne Canada Limited in Canada, Nantong Kinedyne Limited in China and Sistemas Kinedyne, S.A. de C.V. in Mexico. Read more about Kinedyne LLC at: In 2013, Kinedyne was acquired by The Heico Companies LLC, a parent holding company with revenue of over $2 billion and a diversified portfolio of over 35 businesses involved in manufacturing, construction and industrial services. Read more about The Heico Companies LLC at:

About Bartleet Trading International,LLC

Bartleet Trading International, LLC, is located in Rockwall, Texas, and has operated in the U.S. since 2002 and manufactures and distributes VeeBoards Brand Corner Protectors. The organization primarily serves the truck parts and accessories industry, with a focus on the wholesale trade and durable goods sectors.

Kinedyne is a registered trademark of Kinedyne LLC.

VeeBoards, VeeBoards2Go and BrickGuards are registered trademarks of Bartleet Trading International, LLC.