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Second Year Running, Wayne Dalton Earns Top Marks in Industry Best of Business Poll

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Overhead Door Corp.
6750 LBJ Frwy.
Dallas, TX, 75240

Press release date: November 15, 2013

Residential Product Launches and Innovation Lead to Recognition

LEWISVILLE, Texas – An annual poll of garage door industry professionals has named Wayne Dalton as the industry’s top manufacturer of residential garage doors.

Professional Door Dealer’s 2013 Best of Business poll awarded Lewisville, Texas-based Wayne Dalton first place in its “Best Residential Doors” category. This industry honor follows last year’s first place recognition of Wayne Dalton in the “Best Commercial Doors” category and demonstrates a significant increase in Wayne Dalton brand preference among independent garage door dealers. 
“We’re incredibly honored that our industry colleagues selected us to be a Best of Business winner for two years running,” said Ali Isham, Brand Manager of Wayne Dalton. “We work hard to provide our dealers and customers with a wide selection of high-quality residential and commercial products, and this year’s award, on top of last year’s, recognizes that commitment.”

Over the last 12 months, Wayne Dalton has introduced a number of new residential garage door models and designs into its portfolio. Those include the new carriage house-style Model 6600 steel garage door, a new bi-directional wood grain finish on the Model 8300 Sonoma panel design, as well as the addition of the Sonoma panel design to the Model 8700 Specialty Vinyl line and the Classic Steel 8000, 8100 and 8200 models.

The company’s extensive selection of residential doors – available in wood, classic steel, aluminum, fiberglass and vinyl – are built to complement virtually any architectural style while satisfying the personal taste of a wide range of homeowners. Combined with Wayne Dalton’s color, window and decorative hardware options, Wayne Dalton dealers have the ability to offer their customers virtually unlimited customization.

Professional Door Dealer’s Best of Business is an annual opinion poll that asks industry professionals to vote for their favorite door and access-control vendors in more than 20 categories. Results of the 2013 Best of Business poll were announced in Professional Door Dealer’s November/December issue.

Since its inception in 1954, Wayne Dalton has worked to become a company that exceeds industry standards across its wide range of commercial and residential garage doors, today being sold by more than 2,000 independent dealers. For more information about Wayne Dalton garage doors, visit

About Wayne Dalton
Wayne Dalton, a division of Overhead Door Corporation, is a world-class leader that has designed and manufactured residential and commercial garage doors for over 50 years. For dealers, the company is known as a proactive business partner that prides itself on providing a wide variety of easy-to-install innovative products and smart sales tools that help them grow their business. At the same time, Wayne Dalton simplifies the purchase process by providing a full range of door options and styles through conveniently located dealers. Nine manufacturing facilities, over 70 Sales Centers, and over 2,000 independent dealers, both domestic and international, ensure unmatched distribution. Wayne Dalton continues to expand its offering into other building material categories, and offers a complete line of Fabric Shield Storm Protection Products. For more information, visit, our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter.

About Overhead Door Corporation
Overhead Door Corporation, based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading manufacturer of doors and openers for residential, commercial, industrial and transportation applications. The company has five divisions: Access Systems Division (ASD), which features the Overhead Door and Wayne Dalton brands; The Genie Company, manufacturer of remote-controlled garage door opening systems; Horton Automatics, a manufacturer of automatic entrance systems; TODCO, the largest producer of truck doors for the transportation industry and Creative Door Services, Western Canada’s leader in providing door products and services to the residential, commercial and industrial markets. Overhead Door Corporation created the original overhead garage door in 1921 and the first electric garage door opener in 1926. Overhead Door now employs more than 3,500 people, has 22 manufacturing facilities, 78 regional sales and service and installation centers and more than 5,000 distributors and dealers that service national builders, national accounts, architects, general contractors and homeowners, as well as major retailers in the U.S. and Canada. Overhead Door Corporation is a subsidiary of Sanwa Holdings Corporation of Tokyo, Japan. For additional information, visit, our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter.

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