D+AS Magazine

Our Readers

Door + Access Systems newsmagazine is mailed to 20,000 professionals in the door and access systems industry. Approximately 18,000 of our readers are dealers who sell, service, and install the products associated with this industry. These dealers are located in all 50 U.S. states and throughout Canada. The other 2,000 are top executives and leading personnel at industry manufacturers.

Our mailing list of dealers is obtained directly from DASMA members who confidentially share their current list of dealers with us. This refined dealer list comes directly from the current customer lists of DASMA members. Consequently, our mailing list is a top quality list of accurate, current industry professionals.


Door + Access Systems is circulated free of charge to qualified companies in the U.S. and Canada that manufacture, distribute, or install the industry’s products. For others, the magazine is available for $10 US per issue.

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Advertisements. The due dates for reserving ad space and for submitting ad materials are Feb. 15 (spring issue), May 1 (summer issue), Aug. 15 (fall issue), and Nov. 15 (winter issue).

Press Releases. The last days to submit press releases are Feb. 1 (spring issue), May 1 (summer issue), Aug. 15 (fall issue), and Nov. 15 (winter issue).

Issue Dates. Each issue will be mailed around Mar. 28 (spring), June 12 (summer), Sept. 26 (fall), and Jan. 7, 2025 (winter).

Editorial Calendar

Since Door + Access Systems is a newsmagazine, we don’t follow an editorial calendar. This allows the magazine to focus on late-breaking topics of interest to our readers.

Our Mission

We seek to increase communication, knowledge, and professionalism in the door and access systems industry. While striving to maintain the best journalistic practices, the magazine also strives to maintain DASMA’s role as the recognized voice of the industry.

Article Library

To find a story or information on any topic, use our Google Site Search at the top right.

This collection of archives from Door + Access Systems newsmagazine includes selected articles from Winter 1999 to the present. The archive includes Selected Feature Stories, Legal Tips, Technical Tips, Clippings, Newslines, and our special collection of History stories about selected companies in this industry.

The copyright to all these stories is owned by DASMA. Contact the editor for permission to reprint any story found on this site. You may use these stories solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not remove any copyright or publication source data (e.g., publication, date, author) from these stories.

Featured Stories

Legal Tips

Technical Tips




Advertising & Contact Information

Send all press releases and story content materials to:

Vicki Jones
P.O. Box 306
Brentwood, CA 94513

Send all advertising contracts and materials to:

Advertising Manager
Ann Marie Cunningham
1900 Superior Ave., Ste. #304
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-579-6100, ext. 1
Fax: 216-579-6102

Send subscription additions or corrections to:

Administrative Assistant
Rachel James
1300 Sumner Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2851
Phone 216-241-7333
Fax 216-241-0105

Chris Johnson
DASMA Executive Director
1300 Sumner Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-2851
Fax 216-241-0105