• Marantec Constructs Building Near Chicago
    Marantec America is constructing a North American headquarters building in Gurnee, Ill., approximately 40 miles north of Chicago. The new location is directly across I-94 from Great America Six Flags. The move is planned for September 2006. The size of the new facility is ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in News
  • Chamberlain Dealers Honored
    At Chamberlain Professional Products’ annual customer hospitality party, a Nikon Coolpix Digital Camera and a Marriott 3-Night getaway certificate were raffled off to two of the company’s lucky dealers. Adam Weber of AE Door and Window in Toledo, Ohio, was the lucky winner ...More
    May 31, 2006 Posted in News
  • Janus Hires Badalamenti
    Tony Badalamenti has joined Janus Intl. as western region sales manager. Badalamenti brings more than 20 years of door experience in a variety of sales and manufacturing management positions, including regional sales manager, plant manager and quality assurance manager. ...More
    May 31, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Hoermann Wind-Load Doors Pass Impact Test
    Recently Hörmann subjected its doors to the large-missile impact test. “Although it did not come as a surprise when we received the official approval of our doors we’re still proud of it” says Hormann Territory Manager Michael Schlage. “Homeowners already call Hörmann doors ...More
    May 26, 2006 Posted in News
  • Raynor Promotes Ann Conway to Corporate Controller
    Raynor is proud to announce the promotion of Ann Conway to corporate controller. In this position, she will be responsible for the external financial reporting of the company and its subsidiaries, global treasury management, and stakeholder relations. “Since joining our ...More
    May 26, 2006 Posted in News
  • Raynor Dealer Wins Mustang GT
    Promotion culminates at 2006 Raynor dealer conference. ...More
    May 26, 2006 Posted in News
  • Borders and Bills
    Like many of you, I'm aware of what's going in Washington in regards to immigration and the potential breach of security to U.S. borders. And like many of you, I'm sure, I have mixed emotions on the topic. Yes, America is the land of opportunity. And yes, we should allow ...More
    May 25, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Professional Door Dealers Are HOT!
    No, I'm not making a statement, although I did meet an abundance of interesting people at this year's IDA Expo. Rather, that was the tagline on the back of the 2,000+ T-shirts we handed out at the show. At one point Friday morning, we had a line 10 people deep on each side ...More
    May 24, 2006 Posted in Blog
  • Red Cross Helps Florida Prepare for Hurricane Season
    No sales tax on some supplies. ...More
    May 22, 2006 Posted in News
  • Show Stopper
    It's been nearly 48 hours since the 2006 IDA Expo wrapped. Most of us are back at work. For me, that entails combing through a stack of business cards, a scribble-filled notebook and a bazillion e-mails. I was amazed at how many people attended this year's show. IDA ...More
    May 22, 2006 Posted in Blog