• C.H.I. Teams with ARCAT
    C.H.I. has teamed with ARCAT, www.arcat.com, the construction industry’s leading online architectural specification supplier, to design and implement a Spec Wizard to write both commercial sectional and rolling-steel three-part CSI specifications – an industry first. The ...More
    May 12, 2006 Posted in News
  • C.H.I. Hosts Fire Door Continuing Education Class
    C.H.I. Overhead Doors has partnered with Ron Blank and Associates, an architectural product representation firm in San Antonio to host an online continuing education program entitled, “Specifying Rolling Steel Fire Doors.” “C.H.I. is committed to the development and ...More
    May 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • Customers are NOT Always Right
    "The customer is always right." Lots of people believed that for a long time. Some still do. It has sold a lot of books and made for entertaining Nordstroms customer service speeches. It appears on posters at companies all over. Certainly most customers believe it. But it's ...More
    May 9, 2006 Art Sobczak Posted in News, Operations
  • S.A.F.E. Steps to Building Great Relationships
    Our world is full of people, but how many of us are really talking to one another? How many opportunities do we miss because we are afraid to share our thoughts and feelings about the things that matter? Most of us avoid getting to know people who are outside our immediate ...More
    May 9, 2006 Jim Dawson Posted in News
  • Encon Hosts Golf Tournament
    Encon Electronics will host its 7th Annual Golf Tournament at the Tracy Golf and Country Club in Tracy, Calif., July 15. All Encon customers are eligible to play in this fun filled event. There are a limited number of spots available. Contact Tim Nordstrom at 800.782.5598 ...More
    May 8, 2006 Posted in News
  • Flexon's Insect Control Barrier Renamed
    Screen-Master keeps bugs out, let's cool air in. ...More
    May 8, 2006 Posted in News
  • Hoermann Offers New Window Design
    Hoermann recently added a new design to its line of window options. The stylish Cathedral design is available for flush, short- and long-panel doors in white, almond and sandstone. All Hoermann windows are shatter-resistant and available with clear or crystal insulated ...More
    May 8, 2006 Posted in News
  • WEBINARS
    Be a Sponsor Be a Speaker Professional Door Dealer is looking for speakers and sponsors for upcoming WEBINARS. Topics include: sales & marketing technical advice hiring & training time management For more information, contact Karen Butler at 480.990.1101, ext. 2251; ...More
    May 5, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • AC vs. DC
    AC vs. DCThe Ups and Downs in Operator Technology By Rush E. Akin There are many different “flavors” of garage door operators to choose from these days. Manufacturers often differentiate one operator model from another through options and features, including horsepower, ...More
    May 3, 2006 Rush E. Akin Posted in Articles
  • Chamberlain Operator Features 4 Option Boards
    Chamberlain Professional Products’ line of LiftMaster Elite Series Logic 3.0 Commercial Door Operators features four optional plug-in boards that provide maximum product flexibility and convenience. The four plug-in boards help facilitate system upgrades by forgoing the ...More
    May 3, 2006 Posted in News