International Door & Operator Industry

SEP-OCT 2012

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 Albany Door Systems Completes Legal Name Change Albany Door Systems' legal name has been changed to ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems. Our new name refl ects that we are a part of the ASSA ABLOY group, the global leader in total door opening solutions, including all types of doors as well as intelligent locks and security solutions. As ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems, we will continue to deliver quality Albany brand products, service and expertise. As a growing company with a vision of being the global leader in entrance automation, we are now in a position to offer established brands in pedestrian, industrial and high performance door solutions, making ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems a "one-stop shop" for all your entrance needs. ASSA ABLOY is a global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. The company is represented worldwide, with leading market positions in much of Europe, North America, Asia and the Pacifi c. ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is one of fi ve business divisions within ASSA ABLOY and specializes in entrance automation for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential applications. For more information please visit Top Dealers Honored for Excellence at Clopay® Leadership Conference Clopay celebrated its 24th annual Leadership Conference May 17 – 20, 2012 with its top Master and Authorized dealers at the Greenbrier, a unique luxury resort nestled against the backdrop of the Allegheny Mountains in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Throughout the week dealers attended seminars led by industry experts on topics including search engine and website marketing and product line diversification opportunities. Marvelous Mark, author of Opportunity Rocks, was the keynote speaker. Leisure time was spent enjoying tours of the resort's historic grounds, a culinary demonstration at the Greenbrier Culinary Arts Center, golf, horseback riding, biking, skeet shooting, archery, and relaxing at the Greenbrier Spa. Overhead Door Receives Women's Choice Award in the Garage Door Category Overhead Door has been awarded the 2012 Women's Choice Award by WomenCertifi ed® in the Garage Door Category based on a WomenCertifi ed Brand Preference Survey, which was developed based on a joint study with the Wharton School of Business. WomenCertifi ed, the voice of the female consumer, honors brands with the Women's Choice Award seal, which recognizes brands based on a woman's propensity to recommend that brand to others. More than 5,000 female consumers were surveyed about their favorite garage door brands, and Overhead Door came out on top. As part of the award process, home improvement professionals were also asked their opinion in the WomenCertifi ed Consumer Audit to validate the survey fi ndings. When a company bears the Women's Choice Award seal, it is distinguished as a brand women trust and recommend. To fi nd more companies that have earned a place among women as a business of choice, visit www.womencertifi ATC-1000 Controller Approved Peek Traffi c Corporation is excited to announce its ATC-1000 Controller has been approved for use on Oklahoma State Highway projects by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Designed for ease-of-use and easy adaptability, the ATC-1000 traffi c controller features Peek's latest ATC engine board, a full line of communication options including multiple serial ports, multiple Ethernet ports, a USB fi rmware and memory port, and a range of I/O and D modules. The ATC-1000 controller uses NTCIP communications natively and is entirely compatible with Peek's IQ Central traffi c management system. For more information please visit www.peektraffi . The ship will launch from Cape May, New Jersey on April 27 and return May 2. Master and Authorized Clopay dealers are required to achieve specific sales goals in order to qualify to attend. Clopay's 2013 Leadership Conference will take place during a five-night round trip cruise to Bermuda aboard the acclaimed Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas® 106 International Door & Operator Industry™

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