THE LATEST TRENDS in the Garage Door Industry
© 2003 Door & Access Systems
Publish Date: Spring 2003
Author: Tom Wadsworth
THE LATEST TRENDS
in the Garage Door Industry
From the 2003 International Builders’ Show
Jan. 21-24, Las Vegas, Nev.
Overhead Door exhibited their Banner Collection and four new carriage house doors.
GLADIATOR CONQUERS: Whirlpool made a big splash with their Gladiator GarageWorks products. Their garage products display area attracted a continuous flow of heavy traffic every day.
BUILDER DOOR: Raynor displayed BuildMark, a new 1-3/8” builder door.
RECORD CROWD: A record of more than 92,000 construction professionals from 96 countries flooded Las Vegas for the show.
IDRIVE SEQUEL: At Wayne-Dalton’s new booth, George Keller explained a prototype of their new idrive opener for torsion springs, due out later in 2003.
THE CRAZE CONTINUES: Clopay showed a prototype of their new steel carriage house door. Of 12 garage door manufacturers exhibiting in Las Vegas, 11 displayed carriage house doors: Clopay, C.H.I., Designer Doors, DoorTech/Carriage House Door Company, First United Door Technologies, GADCO, Martin Door, Overhead Door, Summit Door, Wayne-Dalton, and Windsor Door.
FILLING THE VACUUM: Windsor Door is now distributing central home vacuum systems. Pictured: Sherry Booles, marketing manager.