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Wayne Dalton

The Inside Story of the Amarr Buyout

Inside Story of the Amarr Buyout

In November, Amarr Garage Doors became the latest target to be acquired by Assa Abloy, a Swedish firm with a deep appetite for companies in our industry.

In our exclusive interview with Richard Brenner of Amarr and Juan Vargues of Assa Abloy, we learn inside information about this industry-shaking acquisition.

Read on.

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What You Never Knew About Ray Neisewander Jr.

Ray Neisewander Jr

Ray Neisewander Jr., long-time president and CEO of Raynor, is gone.

He had perhaps the broadest garage door industry background of anyone on the planet. Our in-depth story contains personal details you never knew about this widely admired and respected industry leader.

It’s all here.

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Employee Injuries Plague Dealers

Employee Injuries

What!? Seven out of every 10 dealers has had an employee who recently incurred an expensive injury?

That’s just one of the revelations from our 2013 Readership Study.

See the top results here.

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What’s Wrong With This Photo?

Case Study: Knockout Doors

Actually, nothing.

This is the unique roller/track assembly for knockout doors, a special sectional door that might be a godsend for your customers with dock doors.

Read our case study about dock doors in a large Louisiana facility.

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Tablets, Apps, and Webinars

Tablets, Apps, and Webinars

Clopay launches its slick tablet-based selling system for dealers. Skylink rolls out a new app that controls garage doors and home electronics. Linear offers webinars to train dealers on maximizing social media marketing.

The technology revolution has encompassed our industry. Read about the latest high-tech offerings.

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