Category Archives: Door Engineering

50 Years!!

We have been in business for 50 years this year! It is an accomplishment that we are extremely proud of. In those 50 years we have manufactured nearly 10,000 doors for everything from fire stations to hangars to amusement park rides. We have doors in all 50 states and in 14 countries around the world. […]

Custom Door Project Spotlight: Bet Shalom Synagogue

The beautiful Bet Shalom Synagogue, near Minneapolis, was symbolically designed with the sanctuary at the center of the building.  A beautiful glass, moveable wall system was created to divide their worship area from the common room. Through close collaboration between Door Engineering, the architects, the engineers and the wall panel manufacturer, Door Engineering developed a […]

Fire Station Four-Fold Door Project Spotlight//Whitchurch-Stouffville Fire Station

In 2009 we manufactured doors for the Whitchurch-Stouffville fire station in Stouffville, Ontario Canada. The station and doors have made quite the impression in the industry for its design! In November the station received Gold recognition in the Volunteer/Combination category in Fire Chief magazine’s annual Station Style awards. In September the doors were the feature […]

NBAA here we come!

Our Aviation sales team is headed down to Orlando for the NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) Convention & Exhibition! This will only be the second year we are exhibiting at the expo, however we had attended for many years prior and it has always been a huge success. Just about any type of company that […]

Custom Door Project Spotlight: Starlight Amphitheater

The one-of-a-kind outdoor Starlight Theatre, located on the Rock Valley College campus, was in need of a 60’ wide by 30’ high stage door. Door Engineering and Manufacturing designed a bi-parting, bottom rolling stage door that complemented the theatre’s unique features. The performer’s safety was the first concern when designing this project. The sliding door […]

Hangar Door Project Spotlight: Broome County Airport Hangar Refurbishment

Door Engineering’s Challenge: To convert the existing 4-section, trained bottom rolling, electrically operated hangar door system into an 8-section, bi-parting, electrically operated system without replacing the top tracks or door section framing. Door Engineering and Manufacturing was granted the opportunity to convert the existing 4-section trained bottom rolling, electrically operated hangar door system into an […]

Custom Door Project Spotlight: Wisconsin Institute of Discovery

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, designed their unique new building to encourage human health, exploration and discovery. Door Engineering and Manufacturing didn’t skip a beat designing and manufacturing the modern, circular conference/meeting room walls located in the lobby of the building. When this 70 foot diameter, sound proof […]

Welcome to our blog!

Welcome to the Door Engineering and American Metal Blog! What can you expect to see here you ask? Well, so many things! Here is just some of what you may find: -Project Spotlights to showcase our capabilities and to spur some ideas for you for future projects. -Interviews with architects, door installers, design build firms, […]