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Major announcements for two leading manufacturers

Major announcements

Chamberlain Group was sold. Nice acquired Nortek Security & Control. How will these transactions affect the future of LiftMaster and Linear products? D+AS spoke with the CEOs of these companies to find out.

Read our exclusive interviews and learn why dealers should be excited about these recent announcements.

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Founder of Denco and industry veteran dies


The door and access industry recently lost an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, industry veteran, and, based upon comments from those who knew him best, an all-around good person.

In this summary, read about the influential career of a man who not only founded a wholesale distribution company, but also impacted the lives of many throughout his 60+ year career in the door and access industry.

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2022 forecast for door and access dealers


After two unpredictable years, it’s almost impossible to forecast 2022 for door access and dealers.

Will construction continue to boom?

Will finding qualified employees get any easier?

Will supply chain issues subside?

Get answers in this story from award-winning journalist Phillip Perry. He offers survival tactics and believe it or not, hope for the year ahead.

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Dealers should prepare now for the 3G sunset

3G sunset

What is happening to the 3G network? What access products will be affected? What are manufacturers doing to help? What can dealers do now?

In this must-read article, DoorKing’s Rick Sedivy provides answers to these questions and more.

Find out what important steps dealers should take now to avoid complications down the road.

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DASMA hires new technical director

Dave Monsour

DASMA recently hired a new technical director.

What industry veteran accepted the position?

We’ll give you a hint. He’s worked for the same door company for almost three decades, and he has served as an active DASMA member for nearly 20 years.

Meet DASMA’s new technical director here.

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D+AS Readership Survey: The results are in!

Readership Survey

Every other year, D+AS conducts a Readership Survey. Your responses provide important insights about the typical dealer and the evolving nature of dealerships in our industry.

What percent of garage door companies have 1-5 employees?

What ranked as the “Top Story” of 2020 and 2021?

What topics do dealers what to see in future issues of D+AS magazine?

Get answers to these questions and more.

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D+AS Insider is emailed quarterly to about 5,000 professionals in the door and access systems industry. Door + Access Systems newsmagazine is mailed quarterly to 20,000 industry professionals. Approximately 90 percent of our magazine readers are door and access systems dealers.

The magazine and this newsletter are published by the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA), North America’s primary association of manufacturers of garage doors, rolling doors, door and gate operating devices, high performance doors, and related products.



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