• Service Spring Mourns Sales Employee
    After a two-year struggle with lymphoma, Jim Jeltema, an outside sales representative for Service Spring from 1988 to 2002, passed away Jan. 28. Jim was a familiar, friendly face to many garage door dealers throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. His efforts were ...More
    March 6, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • DBCi Staff Promotions in Arizona
    Reyna Cordova has been promoted to inside sales coordinator at the Chandler, Ariz., manufacturing facility of DBCi (Doors and Building Components), the company announced. In the new position, Cordova, who is fluent in English and Spanish, will coordinate orders with ...More
    February 27, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Ankmar Restructures Service Systems
    In February 2005, Denver-based Gallagher Industries purchased 49-year-old Ankmar Door with the goal of growing the company. Within a year, the company has restructured its inventory, streamlined its customer service and delivery processes and reinvigorated its signature ...More
    February 27, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Service Spring Now Accepts Check By Phone
    Avoid costly COD shipping fees on your next order with Service Spring Corp. by using the company's new, easy payment method of Check By Phone (CBP). CBP allows COD customers to pay for orders directly from their checking accounts. E-mail notifications are sent to confirm ...More
    February 27, 2006 Posted in News, Operations
  • Panamax Acquires Furman Sound Inc.
    An engineering leader in power for music/recording industry, Furman will complement Panamax within growing Home Technology Group. More than 60 years of power engineering are about to come together in Petaluma, Calif. Panamax, founded 1975, has acquired Furman Sound Inc. in ...More
    February 27, 2006 Posted in News
  • Wayne-Dalton Announces Pro Bowl Sweepstakes Winners
    Wayne-Dalton has announced the winners of the Wayne-Dalton 2006 NFL Pro Bowl Sweepstakes. Andy Hutchison of Hutchison Homes in Lubbock, Texas, and James Kersten of Kersten Development Group in Naperville, Ill., were each named winners at the International Builders’ Show ...More
    February 27, 2006 Posted in News
  • Nelson Hendrix named DBCi Eastern Region Sales Manager
    Nelson Hendrix has joined DBCi (Door & Building Components) as eastern region sales manager, the company announced. Hendrix will be responsible for managing the company’s self-storage and commercial door sales in a 24-state region encompassing the New England, ...More
    February 23, 2006 Posted in News
  • Rick Sedivy Elected DASMA President
    Richard Sedivy, director of marketing and regulatory affairs at DoorKing Inc., was elected president of the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association, International (DASMA) at its recent annual meeting in Florida. Sedivy has served on several DASMA committees and ...More
    February 21, 2006 Posted in News
  • Stop Taking Your Customers To Lunch
    Imagine walking into your favorite Italian restaurant. You likely have been looking forward to it all day . When you walk in the front door and smell the delicious aromas, your heart begins to pound just a little bit faster. You sit down at the table with your family and ...More
    February 20, 2006 Allyson Lewis Posted in News, Operations
  • Wayne-Dalton Puts Flavor into Garage Doors at International Builders’ Show
    Wayne-Dalton’s presentation at the 2006 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Fla., offered builders a wide variety of choices.. Building on the theme of “Say Good-bye to the Plain Vanilla Garage Door,” show attendees had the opportunity to view numerous products, ...More
    February 20, 2006 Posted in News