International Door & Operator Industry

NOV-DEC 2015

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 ® Announces Kentucky Speedway Sponsorship Clopay, a North American manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial garage doors, is now the "Offcial Garage Door of the Kentucky Speedway", thanks to a new sponsorship agreement with the Sparta, Ky. racing venue. Clopay kicked off their spon- sorship during a tripleheader NASCAR race weekend that opens with the July 9 Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225, is followed by a 300-mile NA- SCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) event July 10, and wraped up with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quaker State 400 on July 11. Clopay received highly visible logo placement on signs posted above 104 garage bays at the Speedway during the 2015 season. A semi-truck trailer outftted with a 44-foot long banner promoting Clopay as the "Offcial Garage Door of the Kentucky Speedway" was parked in the Fan Zone during the July 9 th race weekend and could be seen on the televised broadcasts of the races on FOX Sports 1 and NBC Sports Network. For more information, please visit www.clopaydoor.com. Clopay ® Garage Doors Featured on Better Homes and Gardens 2015 Innovation Home Better Homes and Gardens (BHG) has constructed its frst-ever Innovation Home, incorporating the best of what's new in building products and smart home technol- ogy proven to make consumers' homes smarter, safer, and more effcient. Designed by BHG editors, and built in Mequon, Wiscon- sin in partnership with Lakeside Development Company, the 2015 Innovation Home is featured in the magazine's October issue. The house incorporates over 20 innovations in product technology, including Clopay Canyon Ridge ® Collection Limited Edition Series faux wood carriage house doors, which blend perfectly with the fresh, traditional style of this showcase home. The doors are constructed of a durable, low-maintenance composite material that won't rot, warp or crack. The fve-layer construction features Clopay's Intellicore ® insu- lation technology. The 20.4 R-value ensures living rooms attached to and above the garage will stay comfortable year-round. For more information visit www.clopaydoor.com. Folding Gates Revolutionizing the Industry Dealer: Powerlift Dumbwaiters, Inc. of Georgetown, California Manufacturer: Illinois Engineered Products Inc. Problem: Powerlift Dumbwaiters, a residential and commercial dumbwaiter manufacturer, in California has been manufacturing dumbwaiters for 43 years. From time to time a customer calls to ask how to get their dumbwaiter unstuck when an object has fallen and wedged between the wall and dumbwaiter. Solution: Powerlift Dumbwaiters, along with Illinois Engineered Products, chose steel folding gates mounted directly to the dumbwaiter car to prevent most objects from exiting the car. Result: The folding gates proved to be a great solution to this problem as well as assisting Powerlift meet the ever changing code requirements. The high quality galvanized gates provided by IEP are heavy duty, and easy to install. For more information, visit www.dumbwaiters.com. 114 International Door & Operator Industry™

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