• What's new
    If you have a new product you’d like to share with our readers, e-mail acampbell@vpico.com . Gateway Industrial Products Bug Barrier Bug Barriers® are designed to be used in and around loading docks, dumpster areas, food packaging and processing areas. The roll-up and ...More
    December 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • E-Book It!
    You may have noticed a few additions to our website. A few months ago, PDD began offering what we call E-books. Basically, we compile a group of articles on a specific topic and turn it into an easy-to-download format for you. And it's free!! Our newest E-book is Sales ...More
    November 29, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Food & Festivities
    With less than 24 hours until the official 2006 holiday season kicks off, most of us are looking forward to tasty turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, and delicious pies topped with whipped cream. If you're like me, you'll spend Thursday night bemoaning the amount of food you ...More
    November 22, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Overhead Door Announces Promotions
    Overhead Door Corp., a manufacturer of upward-acting doors and openers for residential, commercial and industrial construction applications, announces the promotions of two members of the Overhead Door family. Mark Sendar was promoted to director of distributor development ...More
    November 17, 2006 Posted in News
  • Bircher Creates Regional Sales Manager Position
    Joel De Los Santos has joined Bircher America as the second regional sales manager, covering all the Sunbelt states as well the west coast. President Barac Bieri says De Los Santos will help manage Bircher’s double-digit growth. De Los Santos brings 14 years of experience ...More
    November 17, 2006 Posted in News
  • First United Door Hires Key Personnel
    1st United Door Technologies (FUDT) announces the addition of key personnel to their company. Ron Gourley has joined the company in a dual role as director of steelhouse licensing. In this newly created position, Gourley is responsible for attracting new opportunities to ...More
    November 17, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Gateway Partners wtih Junior Achievement and Community College
    Gateway Industrial Products has joined up with Junior Achievement and Lorain County Community College in its first Company Program Challenge for high school students. The Junior Achievement program focuses on teaching students financial literacy through entrepreneurship. ...More
    November 17, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Iowa Spring Opens Plant in North Carolina
    Iowa Spring Manufacturing, Inc., a major producer of precision springs for industries worldwide, will open a new plant in Granite Quarry, N.C. with production scheduled to begin Jan. 1, 2007. The new division, Southern Atlantic Spring, will produce premium springs for both ...More
    November 17, 2006 Posted in News
  • New Home Sales Continue to Bounce Back
    After eight months of slowdown, the past two months have shown improvement in new home building, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI gained two points from the previous month to stand at 33. "More builders ...More
    November 17, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Amarr Expands Distribution of JELD-WEN Garage Doors
    A unique partnership between Amarr Garage Doors and JELD-WEN, a manufacturer of reliable windows and doors, has grown rapidly since its introduction in January. Now the companies are expanding that partnership to a national level. Beginning this month, JELD-WEN Garage Doors ...More
    November 16, 2006 Posted in News