Category Archives: Project Spotlight

Throwback Thursday-Hangar 9 Refurbishment

Our customer, Tectonic Management Group,  asked us to assist in providing the perfect solution to refurbish the existing hangar doors on Hangar 9 located in Oakland, California. The hangar was initially constructed for the navy back in 1942! The customer’s main concerns for the new refurbished hangar doors at this facility were safety, security, longevity, ease […]

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 […]

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 […]

Custom Door Project Spotlight: Vestas Wind Turbine Manufacturing Plant

Vestas, a wind-powered turbine manufacturer, was in the final stages of completing its  new tower manufacturing plant in  Pueblo, Colorado. Because the tower assemblies are so large, the metalizing rooms were not big enough to allow the complete tower fabricated assembly to enter and be worked on. Door Engineering was asked to design and build […]

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 […]