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August 13, 2012 - Suitable for range of exterior doorways, Powerhouse(TM) doors consist of industrial-grade roll-up panels that withstand demands of diverse applications. Engineered styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) roll-up panel is designed without springs, counterbalance systems, and wear parts, minimizing maintenance requirements. Heavy-duty construction and design offer wind and pressure resistance as well as tight seals required to protect critical equipment and operations.

Rytec Introduces the World's First Maintenance-Free, High-Speed Rubber Door

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Rytec Corp.
1 Cedar Parkway
Jackson, WI, 53037

Press release date: August 1, 2012

JACKSON, Wis. -- Today's industrial facilities face constant exposure to dust, rocks, mud and the elements, as well as the rigors of everyday heavy use. In response to the demand for lower maintenance doors capable of surviving such harsh conditions,Rytec Corporation--a leading U.S. manufacturer of high-performance doors--has introduced the Powerhouse(TM) line of industrial, roll-up rubber doors. Made from the same durable material used to manufacture tires, these industrial-grade panels withstand the extreme demands of mining, mass transit, heavy equipment manufacturers, solid waste and recycling centers, and other industrial applications.

More Resilience and Less Maintenance Although conventional metal doors can certainly protect large doorways, they require significant time to open and close, as well as considerable upkeep. The Powerhouse is a fast, safe and practically maintenance-free alternative, suitable for a wide range of exterior doorways.

The engineered styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) roll-up panel is virtually indestructible. It is designed without dangerous springs, high-maintenance counterbalance systems and wear parts, saving thousands on service costs. The patent-pending design and heavy-duty construction offer speed, wind- and pressure-resistance, and the tight seals required to protect critical equipment and operations.

In the case of an accidental hit, the Powerhouse SD distinguishes itself from conventional doors by releasing without damage and restoring to full operation with just the push of a button. Designed for the largest openings, the Powerhouse XL features Dual-Sync(TM) drives, with two motors providing the power necessary for rapid access and minimal interior exposure.

Ideal for large door openings in the harshest, grittiest environments imaginable, Powerhouse doors are engineered to survive the extreme conditions in train depots, bus garages, recycling sorting facilities, and earth mover storage buildings ... anywhere uptime is critical and service may be limited.

About Rytec Corporation With over 100,000 doors in operation worldwide, Rytec is the leading U.S. manufacturer of high-speed, high-performance doors for industrial, commercial, food and beverage, and controlled-temperature environments. Every door addresses a specific operational and environmental challenge and is engineered for maximum safety, productivity and efficiency. Corporate offices and manufacturing operations are headquartered in Jackson, Wisconsin. Customer support is provided through national and regional offices and a network of local dealers and installers throughout North America.

CONTACT: K. Angermeier, Rytec Corporation, +1-262-677-6170,; or Keith Schmitz, krpr inc., +1-414-963-0847,
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