• inside insurance: The Inside Scoop
    The Inside Scoop on Disability Insurance Cover yourself—and your employees By Jeanne Lazo and Carol J. Amato Most companies try to hire the best employees. They make a significant investment in training, with the hope that these people will make a positive contribution to ...More
    April 1, 2006 Jeanne Lazo and Carol J. Amato Posted in Articles, Operations
  • The Feminine Mystique
    The Feminine Mystique A little awareness goes a long way to customers By Karen Butler In case you haven’t noticed, men and women are-different. Why do you think John Gray struck it rich with “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: A Practical Guide for Improving ...More
    April 1, 2006 Karen Butler Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • The Need for Speed
    The Need for Speed Hoermann sales manager takes to the tracks By Amy Campbell When Ken Crabtree’s wife gave him a gift certificate for a day of fast and furious fun at a local race car driving school, he was hooked. AN AVID RACE CAR FAN ALL HIS LIFE, Crabtree now lives out ...More
    April 1, 2006 Amy Campbell Posted in Articles
  • Best In Show
    Best In Show Door and access-control manufacturers stand out at builders’ show By Amy Campbell More than 105,000 people from across the globe descended upon Orlando, Fla., in January for the 2006 International Builders’ Show (IBS). The annual convention boasted the highest ...More
    April 1, 2006 Amy Campbell Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • The Evolution of Garage Door Tracks
    The Evolution of Garage Door Tracks By Mike Rauch Most ordinary people don’t know that garage doors have tracks. They just never stop to consider what’s guiding the path of their doors. Garage door tracks come in many different designs and configurations. The evolution of ...More
    April 1, 2006 Mike Rauch Posted in Articles
  • Zero Balance Point, Part I
    Zero Balance Point, Part I By Tim Kolhoff The “zero balance point” is a term that has been used to refer to the optimum door height for a specific high-lift cable drum. When selecting a high-lift cable drum, its high-lift capacity should be and probably is your strongest ...More
    April 1, 2006 Tim Kolhoff Posted in Articles
  • Skylink Group
    Skylink Group Investment in research and development pays great dividends for access-control company Reinforcing the increased demand for unique, convenient security products, the Skylink Group has recently launched three new product lines. Established in 1990, Hong Kong ...More
    April 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Iowa Spring Manufacturing Inc.
    Iowa Spring Manufacturing Inc. Quality at your service Iowa Spring Manufacturing is dedicated to quality customer service and timely delivery. As times change and delivery demands increase, the company is ready to help you meet those demands. For almost 30 years, Iowa ...More
    April 1, 2006 Posted in Articles, Operations
  • C.H.I. Ribbed Steel Model Number Change
    C.H.I. Overhead Doors' Ribbed Steel models 3260/61/62 will now be 3250/51/52. The decision to change the model number was made with the usage of 25-gauge steel. “25-gauge steel improves each models overall performance makes it a stronger competitor in the commercial ...More
    March 10, 2006 Posted in News
  • Wayne-Dalton Opens New View for Garage Door Buyers
    Wayne-Dalton knows that “seeing is believing” when builders and homeowners are considering what to put in the largest opening of their home, and the company has announced the availability of its improved door selection software. The Door Selection Center (DSC) allows ...More
    March 10, 2006 Posted in News, Operations