Major Acquisitions in the Nineties North America

© 2000 Door & Access Systems
Publish Date: Spring 2000
Author: Tom Wadsworth
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The Acquisition Decade
Major Acquisitions in the Nineties
North America

Wayne-Dalton Buys Kinnear

Clopay Buys Ideal and Phenix
Robertson/Ceco Sells Windsor Door to United Dominion

Wayne-Dalton Buys Challenger
Wayne-Dalton Buys Frantz
Overhead Buys Genie

United Dominion buys McKee
Clopay Buys Atlas and Roll-lite
Chamberlain Buys Link Door Controls

Sanwa Buys Overhead

Whistler Buys Stanley
Clopay Buys Holmes-Hally
American Buildings Company Buys Windsor

Amarr Buys Garage Door Group
Chamberlain Buys Moore-O-Matic
Raynor Buys Richards-Wilcox
Allstar Buys Challenger from Wayne-Dalton
Innovative Home Products Buys Stanley/Whistler

Caption: Like many industries in the 1990s, the garage door industry was a consolidating industry. Fed by a healthy economy, the total number of independent manufacturers has decreased, and the large manufacturers have grown larger.