• Have a Safe and Happy Holiday Season
    This is nothing to do with the door and access-control industry and everything to do with having a safer holiday. Nearly 400,000 burglaries occur in the United States from November through December each year, according to the FBI. The National Crime Prevention Council ...More
    December 21, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Raids Question Employers' Ability to Check Legal Status
    I came across an article this morning I felt was important to share with you. As the battle over illegal immigration continues, most companies across the country are taking steps to ensure their employees are legit. Companies who continue to turn a blind eye to an ...More
    December 19, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • 2007 Product Catalog Available from Special-Lite Entrance Systems
    Special-Lite's 2007 product catalog is now available on CD, giving architects, designers, contractors, building owners and maintenance directors the complete range of information needed to evaluate and order the company's heavy-duty commercial entrance system products. ...More
    December 19, 2006 Posted in News
  • Makita Co-Sponsors Pipeline Contest in Hawaii
    Makita U.S.A. Inc., manufacturer of industrial power tools and accessories, has joined Billabong and Monster Energy Drink as a sponsor of the Monster Energy Pipeline Pro presented by Billabong on the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii, Jan. 27 – Feb. 19, 2007. “Many tradesmen ...More
    December 19, 2006 Posted in News
  • Christmas Travelers Beware!
    If you're gearing up to fly this holiday season, be warned, you'll have plenty of company. According to a survey by the Travel Industry Association and the AAA, about 65 million people will journey between December 23 and January 2, more than the record 63.5 million who ...More
    December 14, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • DoorKing Names Regional Sales Managers
    DoorKing National Sales Director Dusty Beeding announced the hiring of Steve Lawrence and Dan Morris as the companies newest regional sales managers. Lawrence’s area of responsibility will include Southern California and parts of Nevada while Morris will be responsible for ...More
    December 14, 2006 Posted in News
  • Slide-Lok Offers Free Slat-Wall and Slat-Wall Accessories
    Through the end of 2006, Slide-Lok is offering free Slat-Wall and Slat-Wall accessories with the purchase of select garage storage systems. By offering Slat-Wall and Slat-Wall accessories through this outstanding promotion, Slide-Lok has paved the way for an aggressive ...More
    December 14, 2006 Posted in News
  • Castell Teams Up with SafeRack on Salvo Safety System
    Castell Interlocks Inc., manufacturer of the Salvo trailer interlocking safety system, has appointed SafeRack, LLC. as its North American distributor for the top tanker bulk-loading market. From its headquarters in Sumter, S.C., SafeRack manufactures and distributes a wide ...More
    December 14, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Company Parties
    Last night, my family attended my husband's company party. Although it was a Sunday night, the lure of a good dinner I didn't haven’t to cook and the chance at winning some great prizes had the four of us packed into the car just before 7 p.m. The turnout was good. The ...More
    December 11, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Jumping on the GSO Bandwagon
    I recently had an interesting chat with Rick Gumpert, owner of TAG, The Accessories Group. Rick also purchased GarageGrids a few months ago from Jeff Kahn, who was a pioneer in the garage storage and organization (GSO) industry. He authored a feature for us in our premier ...More
    December 6, 2006 Posted in Blog