2017 MISHE Annual Conference FlexPost Inc. will be attending the Michigan Society for Healthcare Engineering (MISHE) Annual Conference from September 27th-September 28th in Traverse City, Michigan! MISHE aims to build and maintain safe, energy-efficient, and healthy buildings. Healthcare facilities managers, architects, engineers, and suppliers are the key to creating and implementing these strategies. This conference […]

FlexPost Partners with JMB We at FlexPost Inc. are happy to announce our partnership with JMB Manufacturing! Through this partnership, FlexPost products will now be available in Australia. We will kickoff our partnership with JMB at the 2017 Parking Australia Outlook show in Sydney, Australia from September 17th-18th! Both of our companies will have our products […]

History Mary Anderson is credited for inventing windshield wipers for automobiles. In 1903, she was granted the patent for the device that removes “snow, rain, and sleet” from a vehicle. It is said that Anderson was inspired while she was traveling in a streetcar during the winter. The driver experienced difficulties seeing through his windshield […]

Fifth Parking Wheel Parallel parking is a nuisance for newly licensed and veteran drivers everywhere. Someone took notice of this issue and looked towards technology for a solution. As cars got larger and parking spaces got smaller, the “problem” of parallel parking increased. How It Works In the early 1930’s, Brooks Walker created a new […]

Smart Cities A 2014 report from the United Nations states that 54% of the world’s population live in urban areas and by 2050, that number is expected to grow to 66%. As the world becomes more urbanized the need for more efficient cities has also rose. The phrase “smart city” does not have a universal definition. However, […]

2017 IPI Convention and Expo FlexPost Inc. will be at the 2017 International Parking Institute show in New Orleans, LA from May 22nd to May 24th! The 2017 IPI Convention and Expo connects over 3000 parking and transportation professionals from 35+ countries with one another. Innovative parking products and services, industry leaders and companies, and much […]

History Dwight D. Eisenhower was able to experience the benefits of fast-moving highways on two separate occasions– first, as Lt. Col. in the army. Lt. Col. Eisenhower volunteered to be a part of the United States’ first transcontinental convoy. This convoy was responsible for testing the mobility of the military by traveling from Washington D.C. to San […]

History of Parking Garages Parking garages were a result of the “automobile boom” of the early 1900’s. As the number of cars grew exponentially, the need for easy and accessible parking became higher and higher. Also, cars in these days were much more sensitive to weather. Maintaining a vehicle’s longevity was done by parking them inside. […]

Polyethylene Our FlexPost-SM™ product line is composed of high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Polyethylene, (C2H4)n,is one of the most produced plastics in the world. Trash bags, tubes, and bottles are all created using polyethylene. Specifically, high-density polyethylene is used in milk bottles, children’s toys, and cutting boards. HDPE is stiffer and stronger than other types of polyethylene because […]