International Door & Operator Industry

JUL-AUG 2013

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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IndustryNews Clopay® Celebrates 25 Years of Industry Leadership on the High Seas Clopay celebrated its 25th annual Leadership Conference April 27 – May 2, 2013 with its top Master and Authorized dealers during a fve day cruise to Bermuda aboard the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas®. Throughout the week dealers attended business seminars on topics including social media, marketing, and product line expansion opportunities. Clopay also unveiled its new consumer and trade advertising campaigns. The week culminated in an awards ceremony honoring Clopay dealers for achieving sales and service excellence in their markets. Leisure time was spent relaxing aboard the ship, snorkeling and enjoying sightseeing tours and shopping in Bermuda. Clopay's 2014 Leadership Conference will be held May 14 – 17 at the Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona. Nestled in the high Sonoran Desert against the Tortolita Mountains, this prestigious Arizona luxury resort combines elegant grandeur with a sense of adventure. Activities include a destination spa, adventure programs, world-class hiking and Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf. Master and Authorized Clopay dealers are required to achieve specifc sales goals in order to qualify to attend. Goff's Enterprises, Inc. Wins BizTimes "I.Q. Award" for Innovation Goff's Enterprises, Inc. has received an I.Q. Award for Innovation from BizTimes Media LLC. The I.Q. Awards salute southeastern Wisconsin businesses for their innovations in products and services. The award was presented at the BizTimes Award luncheon on May 16th, in Milwaukee, WI. "It's an honor to receive this award" says Tony Goff, President of Goff's Enterprises, Inc. "We truly have a fantastic group of team members who are the foundation of our success. Winning this award reinforces our dedication to continually create innovative products that are fexible, simple, and effective." Goff's Enterprises has been manufacturing a wide variety of fexible industrial space partitioning products for over 25 years. Goff's product line includes curtain walls, welding curtains & screens, high speed industrial vinyl and mesh roll-up doors, strip doors, sound control products, climate control curtains, food processing curtains and more. 100 International Door & Operator Industry™ Genie® Announces "Every One Counts" Sweepstakes Genie is using the 2013 International Garage Door Expo in Nashville as the launching pad for its "Every One Counts" Sweepstakes, a promotion geared to the dedicated Installers and Dealers throughout the garage door opener industry. There are several grand prize winners, including $10,000 for one lucky Installer, $10,000 for one lucky dealer, and even $500 for one lucky homeowner. The contest runs from May 8, 2013 through November 22, 2013. The winner will be drawn a week later on or about November 29. Mike Kridel, President, said, "We want every Installer in our great industry to personally experience the ease-of-installation and quality of Genie residential products. Our loyal Genie Dealers and Installers have this positive experience every day, and our innovative Genie "Every One Counts" sweepstakes represents a loyalty program designed to acknowledge our brand enthusiasts and to create some fun competition. We also recognize that Genie is not everyone's primary brand, so we are welcoming participation from across the entire industry. With Genie, 'Installing is believing.' " The basic components for the sweepstakes program are that Installers and Dealers register on-line through www. to become eligible. From there, Installers log onto their personal account to enter the serial number of each Genie unit installed during the Sweepstakes timeframe. One serial number of all those entered will be randomly chosen on or about November 29. That Installer of the winning Genie residential garage door opener will win $10,000, the installer's Dealer is then the automatic winner of an additional $10,000, and the Homeowner who owns the winning unit will also receive $500.

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