DORMA Group North America Creates DORMA Entrance Systems Division

DORMA Group North America has created a new division, DORMA Entrance Systems (DES). The new DES unit will incorporate DORMA Automatics, Crane Revolving Door and Carolina Door Controls under a single management focus and will offer a broad assortment of commercial facility entrance capabilities and products in the areas of pedestrian flow, safety and security.

"These organizational changes reflect DORMA's commitment to the North American market. They support our current expansion and prepare us for the longer term," says Larry O'Toole, chief executive officer of DORMA Group North America. "The establishment of DORMA Entrance Systems underscores our mission to offer a simple, convenient and reliable way for specifying, ordering and maintaining revolving and automatic door systems."

Crane Revolving Door in Lake Bluff, Ill., works in partnership with its customers to achieve each architect's or designer's vision. The company's ironworkers, sculptors and artisans use a variety of materials including stainless steel, bronze, nickel and silver, as well as wood and aluminum, to create its entrances.

DORMA Automatics, also in Lake Bluff, Ill., designs and markets a line of sliding, swinging, folding and revolving door systems for a wide range of applications, particularly focused on the healthcare and hospitality industries.

Carolina Door Controls Inc., of Durham, N.C., is a distributor of automatic doors with regional offices throughout the Eastern United States. The company specializes in sales, installation and service of automatic doors and entrance systems for commercial and industrial applications.

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