Access-Control Supplier MMTC Revamps Website, Adds E-Commerce Capabilities

MMTC Inc., a supplier of commercial and residential controls and accessories, has redesigned its website at MMTC.com to provide a more user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality, the company said in a press release. Created with the user experience in mind, the website uses the latest technology so it’s…

Access-Control Manufacturer Linear Hosts Z-Wave Alliance Unplug Fest & Developer’s Forum

Linear LLC, a provider of residential and commercial access control, security, and health and wellness solutions, is hosting the Z-Wave Alliance Unplug Fest & Developers Forum on Nov.12-14 at the company’s Carlsbad, Calif., headquarters. The three-day technical event will include training, networking, and a first look at the new Z-Wave…

5 Steps to Creating Promotional Pieces That Attract Garage Door Customers

Whether you’re creating a sales letter, brochure, direct-mail piece, newsletter, or any other business promotional piece, you need to write in a way that not only explains your service but compels prospects to contact you. Unfortunately, many promotional pieces miss the mark. Outrageous claims, weak calls to action, and boring…

Hörmann Introduces Residential Garage Door Guide

Hörmann LLC, a manufacturer of residential and commercial garage doors, recently published a new residential garage door guide. The new-product document includes the entire Hörmann pinch-resistant residential product offerings from the Gemini 2100/2200 pan door series to the high-end Phoenix 5200 carriage house-style garage doors. The document showcases the “German…

Access-Control Manufacturer Linear Appoints New Product Line Manager

Linear LLC, a manufacturer of residential and commercial access control, security, and health and wellness solutions, has appointed Kevin Ward to the position of product line manager, in charge of garage door operators, gate operators, and telephone entry systems. Ward has worked with Linear for 15 years, having previously served…

Clopay’s Canyon Ridge Carriage House Garage Door Featured on PBS Television Series

Clopay Building Products, a manufacturer of overhead doors for residential and commercial applications, partnered with dealer Cox Door Co. in Indian Trail, N.C., to install a Canyon Ridge Collection garage door as part of a whole-house renovation project on “For Your Home,” a national home and garden television series on…

Garage Door Manufacturer Amarr Introduces Magnetic Decorative Hardware Collection

Manufacturer Amarr Garage Doors will introduce its Castle Rock magnetic decorative hardware in January. The Castle Rock Collection includes lightweight, rust-resistant ABS vinyl decorative handles and hinges with UV protection that magnetically attach to steel doors. “Normal decorative hardware looks great but has to be attached to the door using…

The Genie Company Releases Retro-Reflective Photo Eye for Commercial Doors

The Genie Company, a manufacturer of access control products for residential and commercial applications, released the newest accessory to its commercial opener line, a monitored retro-reflective photo-eye. The photo-eye requires wiring on only one side of an upward-acting door, with the intent of saving labor and reducing photo-eye wiring time,…

The Age of Techonomics: Why Keeping Up with Technology Matters for Your Door Dealership

Everywhere you go, it’s there. “Win a free iPad!” over and over in your e-mail inbox. They’re screaming the same thing from the television. Then there’s the 13-year-old girl who walked into you on the sidewalk this morning with her mind absorbed in her smartphone. While driving you get jarred…