International Door & Operator Industry

NOV-DEC 2017

Garage door industry magazine for garage door dealers, garage door manufacturers, garage door distributors, garage door installers, loading docks, garage door operators and openers, gates, and tools for the door industry.

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ASSOCIATIONNEWS 2017 Scholarship Recipients In this, the seventeenth year of the annual International Door Association Foundation Scholarship Program, IDA is proud to announce the recipients for Fall 2017. ... / 16 Safety & Accessibility Working Together Proper and compliant installation of automated systems is key to helping ensure safe and reliable operation. ... by Steve Kuscsik / 48 2018 IDAExpo ® Information The latest on the exiting IDAExpo 2018 in Las Vegas! ... / 59 New Member Services From the MEMBER SAVINGS PROGRAM (MSP) The MSP offers discounted business services and personal purchases from a myriad of suppliers. ... by Jane Treiber / 66 Young Professionals Network and IDA Director...What a Fantastic Adventure What it's like to be a Young Professional for the International Door Association. ... by Colleen Mooney / 68 IDAssurance Cyber Insurance and What it Means for an IDA Member With the rate of data breaches, cyber insurance has become an essential tool for our industry. ... by Andrew Stergiou / 73 2018 IDAExpo ® Brings Good News! From one door dealer to another, I urge you to attend and take advantage of the numerous business opportunities of IDAExpo 2018! ... by Roy Bardowell, III / 76 IDEA News & Events Interested in a Challenge? Mine is a Good One! When I became an accredited door dealer one might say that I "Put my money where my mouth is!" Now I have a challenge for the rest of you! ... by Joseph Chisholm / 78 C O N T E N T S INDUSTRYFOCUS President's Commentary: SAFETY It Should Be Our State of Mind! We all say we are safety conscience and practice proper safety proceedures, but do we make it a state of mind? ... by Ed Hermanns / 8 LEGAL&LEGISLATION DISASTER Dealers Going Into Hard-Hit Areas Before IDA members decide to temporarily open shop in new disaster markets, they should take the time to be aware of some pitfalls. ... by Brian J. Schoolman / 11 MANAGEMENT The Top 10 Ways to Prepare Your Business for Sale (part 2) We can't live forever, but a well-managed business can outlast any owner. Part 2 of a two part series. ... by John Zoller & David Bowen / 33 Can Good Business coexist with Weak Productivity? The weakest productivity performance in the U.S. economy belongs to the construction industry, where garage door production and installation reside. ... by John Zoller & David Bowen / 43 Garage Door Activity Index It is always instructive to compare current ongoing construction activity with the same period one year ago to gauge the scope and direction of change. ... by John Zoller & David Bowen / 54 TECHNICAL A Complex Engineering Marvel The science, physics and dynamics of the garage door system is often misunderstood. ... by Roy Bardowell / 37 V O L U M E 5 0 I S S U E 6 D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 7 4 International Door & Operator Industry™

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