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For Dan McDonald, a door is a window on the world. As manager of Advanced Systems' doors and controls division, a ringing telephone in the firm's Birmingham office brings a client request for a custom adaptation of an industrial door able to block the entry of mosquitoes during an outbreak of West Nile virus. Another call is a request from a Chicago architect who has spent nearly three months searching for a specialty door control system for an ambulance bay in Lake Forest Hospital.Click Here to Read More
"I believe in solving problems," said McDonald. A man with a passion for his product and twenty years in the door industry has found a perfect fit working for a company with a respected track record of engineering, furnishing, and installing door systems and door controls.
Professional Door Dealer
I was recently talking to a friend who has been in the door and door-control system business for many years about the lack of national industrial door safety standards. We agreed there are many good door companies that work hard to provide their customers with state-of-the-art safety equipment on industrial and commercial door projects.Click Here to Read More
However, it seems we are treading water and asking for trouble when each of us looks at a door project and its safety systems in different ways. Having an updated and comprehensive set of national safety standards or guidelines that take into account some of the present-day safety equipment and technologies should be the basis for establishing national industrial and commercial door control safety standards.
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