A smooth composite fiberglass door with a glass window.

A Win for School Security: Ballistic Door Wins New Product Award

We are excited to announce that Special-Lite’s AF-100BRwon the Platinum New Product award in the category of Doors for educational door and frame safety. We are so passionate about school safety and security, and we continue developing new products to meet these needs.

You can read more about the award and other winning products here.

About the Award

College Planning & Management announced the winners of their 2016 New Product of the Year Awards in Mid-December. They state,

“The New Product Award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to enhance the learning environment. An independent panel of judges from the industry selected 15 Platinum and 26 Gold winners in the second year of this contest. Twenty-nine additional products were awarded an Honorable Mention.”

About our Ballistic Door & Frame

The AF-100BR3 Door is the first ballistic door manufactured using fiberglass pultrusion technology. This process produces a smooth-faced, corrosion and bullet-resistant fiberglass door. This door is incredibly strong and is also fully sealed for easy cleaning. Special-Lite developed this bullet-resistant door to support the need for increased security at educational, government, and military facilities.

You can read the details of our ballistic products here.