Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Did You Miss Publication of Our Biggest Ever Issue Yesterday?

 Just in case you missed our blog post and emails yesterday, we have repeated the article published to allow you to catch-up  on our milestone announcement.

Increased support from new and existing advertisers in addition to an upsurge in requests for featured articles has led to a 25% increase in the number of pages compared to the Spring issue, resulting in the highest ever page count - 100 pages - in the Summer issue launched yesterday.

Commenting on this milestone issue, Derek Hibbart, Editor of the Door Industry Journal said:
Our regular readers have been noticing the steady increase in the number of pages over the last three or four issues and many have also commented on the amount of material from new sources we have been including.

Favourable comments have also been received from readers regarding the inclusion of interesting features, case studies and other extended news items.

Following this trend several featured articles have been included in the Summer issue:

Industrial Doors: Docking Solutions - Hormann report on the increase in online shopping affecting the type of docking solutions that need to be provided, due to the variety of different sized vehicles using them.

Garage Doors: Handles & Thresholds - Ryterna present their range of new handles and three new thresholds now available on their side-hinged garage doors.

Garage Doors: Smartphone Control - Bluetech Automation launch their new Android and IOS enabled iOpener accessory for controlling garage doors, gates, shop-front shutters etc from Smartphones.

Doorsets: Manufacturing Software - RapidSpec the door scheduling software people, present the cost savings available when using their software instead of Excel or pen and paper.

Building Hardware: Hotel Security -  Allegion show readers how their CISA eSIGNO wireless locking provided the ideal alternative to existing mechanical locking at the Hotel Verona in Italy.

Building Hardware: Door Closers - Samuel Heath outline the benefits of their Powermatic Free Swing concealed door closer in the care, commercial, education and health sectors.

Building Hardware: Technical Standard TS010 - Kevin O’Reilly Operations & Technical Director for Securefast plc provides some guidance through the new DHF technical standard for Electro-Magnetic locks.

Building Hardware: Specialist Ironmongery - BJ Waller helps to transform Cambridge’s Iconic Church, Great St Mary’s, by providing ironmongery supplies for the £1.7m rejuvenation.

Powered Gates Section: Gate Openers - Sommer, Belfox and Centurion, all newcomers to the UK automated gate sector announce the launch of new gate openers to the UK market.

In concluding Derek said: 
"We are overjoyed with our achievement in producing this feature packed 100 page issue and therefore wish to say a big thank you to all of our advertisers, contributors and sponsors for helping us not only improve, but also to grow our publication to its present size.

"We hope you, as one of our readers, enjoy reading some of the features listed above alongside all the other top quality content we have included in this milestone edition.

"If you have any comments regarding the content in this issue or suggestions for our next, please email them to us - they will be most appreciated and acted upon where appropriate".

To read the current Summer  issue and a selection of past issues please visit

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