A New Back-to-School Supply: Bulletproof Whiteboards

International Armoring Corporation Safeboard sliding door Courtesy International Armoring Corporation

International Armoring Corp. makes ballistic materials that can be applied to cars or windows or interior walls. Mark Burton, the company’s chief executive, says his usual customers are businesspeople, celebrities, dignitaries, and heads of state. But the business is diversifying, Burton says, putting its bulletproof armor on tractors in Israel, taxis in Iraq, and utility trucks in a country he can’t name. Now IAC has a different kind of customer altogether: educators worried about school shootings.

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