• Chamberlain Appoints Schroeder to Board of Directors
    David W. Schroeder, the president and chief executive officer of Intermatic Inc. has been elected to the board of directors for The Chamberlain Group Inc. Craig J. Duchossois, chief executive officer of Chamberlain's parent company, Duchossois Industries Inc., made the ...More
    April 18, 2006 Posted in News
  • Ankmar Names CFO
    William Smith, president and CEO of Ankmar LLC, announced Greg Clarke has joined Ankmar as chief financial officer. "Greg brings a diverse background and years of solid performance with several top U.S. companies," Smith says. "He's a roll-up-your-sleeves type of guy with ...More
    April 18, 2006 Posted in News
  • Service Spring Hires Sales Team Member
    Jeremy Hymore has joined Service Spring Corp. as it's newest sales team member. He may be a new voice on the phone, but he's a familiar face at Service Spring. He has been employed by the company for six years. Hymore held the position of production crew leader prior to his ...More
    April 18, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Service Spring Lowers Truck Door Pricing
    Service Spring Corp. has lowered prices on T-Style and W-Style Drop In (cut to fit) doors. These are doors are made to your exact specifications, and ship direct from the factory in less than two weeks. In addition, the company carries a full line of replacement parts for ...More
    April 18, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • 1st United Door Hires Marketing VP
    1st United Door Technologies announces that Earl Rivard has been hired as its vice president of marketing, a new position for the company. In his new position, Rivard will be responsible for the architecture and execution of the overall marketing strategy and initiatives ...More
    April 17, 2006 Posted in News, Marketing
  • 1st United Door Announces Facility Expansion
    Plans expansion of 75,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Tempe, Ariz. ...More
    April 17, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Four Ways to Maximize the Return on Your Advertising Investments
    The largest single expenditure of many marketers is allocated toward media spending. But not all advertising investments are effective. Ad content aside, marketers may spend thousands on a campaign that reaches the wrong people. Or worse yet, they may pay a premium price ...More
    April 5, 2006 Peter Koeppel Posted in News, Marketing, Operations
  • Does Your Service Sell?
    Smart business owners know that providing great service to their patrons is an essential ingredient to their overall success. They also recognize that without a certain level of revenue they will not stay in business. Unfortunately, many people think that selling and ...More
    April 5, 2006 Kelley Robertson Posted in News, Operations
  • A Message from CDI President
    From March 2-4, I had the privilege of hosting the IDA Affiliate Leadership Conference. Leaders from Affililiate groups from across the continent met in Dayton, Ohio, to share ideas, programs, suggestions and to learn more about making our affiliates better organizations ...More
    April 5, 2006 Posted in News
  • What’s Sex Got To Do With It?
    What’s Sex Got To Do With It? Points to ponder when selling to the opposite sex By Susan Carnahan I was speaking to an audience of more than 600 at an expo in Las Vegas last year when I asked the audience a rhetorical question, “Do you believe men and women are different?” ...More
    April 1, 2006 Susan Carnahan Posted in Articles, Marketing