Door Automation Helps Reduce Touch Points for Medical Research Facility – Reducing the Spread of Germs

15 February 2023

A facility in RTP (Research Triangle Park) has recently expanded to be able to grow its research and development portfolio to include vaccination research. To do this, an existing facility was leased to provide the additional space needed. With all the entry/exit access points, the facility manager recognized the important need to retrofit the existing… Read more »


Overhead Door Corporation Announces the Purchase of Door Control and Door Concepts

18 January 2023

Overhead Door Corporation, a leading provider of door and access solutions, has acquired Door Control, Inc. and the business of Door Concepts, Inc., based in Londonderry, NH (“Door Control and Door Concepts”), effective this week. Door Control and Door Concepts are the market leaders for service and installation of automatic door products in the New… Read more »


Reduce the Impact of Fire In Your Facility with Fire Door Inspections

4 November 2022

According to the newly released report by NFPA, “Fire Loss in the United States in 2021”, there were 125,500 non-residential fires in 2021 and $3.6M in property loss. Think about that for a second. 125,500 fires. This is a 4% increase from 2020 and deaths rose 30%. With December just about here, the official first day of winter… Read more »


Senior Sales Representative at Advanced Door Automation Retires After 41 Years In the Door Industry

1 November 2022

Advanced Door Automation (ADA), last week, announced Henry Rutledge’s retirement after serving 17 years with the company and over 40 years in the industry! Advanced Door Automation, a Horton Automatics Company, is a branch of Door Services Corporation. Henry started his working career managing a retail store which required working seven days a week. “I… Read more »


No Number of Automatic Doors is Too Big or Too Small for a Preventative Maintenance Contract

3 March 2022

1 Door? 55+ doors? No Problem. Preventive Maintenance Plans Can Accommodate All Sized Facilities Your facility only has 1 door, so it wouldn’t be worth signing up for an automatic door preventative maintenance contract with certified AAADM technicians. This is a common misconception. You would probably be surprised to know that 47% of our Preventive… Read more »


Advanced Door Automation Now Offers the New FLEX by Horton

6 May 2021

Durham, NC ~ Advanced Door Automation, a branch of Door Services Corporation, is your expert partner for pedestrian door installation in North Carolina now offers the new FLEX by Horton line of reliable, quality entrances.  FLEX is a new line of pedestrian entryway solutions from the brand that developed the first automatic sliding door sold in… Read more »


Horton Automatics Launches Modern New Website

18 November 2020

As a Horton Automatics company, Advanced Door Automation couldn’t be more thrilled about the recent launch of Horton’s brand new website. The new website,, features a redesigned interface with faster search functions, updated specification data for all Horton automatic entrance systems and an expanded resource library for quick reference by architects and specifiers. Elias… Read more »


Horton’s New C3150 Control Board Adds Significant Value to Horton’s Line of Automatic Sliding Doors

24 June 2020

The Horton Automatics C3150 Slide Door Control is the most robust, user-friendly slide door control available in the industry today. It’s quick and easy to set up and trouble-shoot, the C3150 was rigorously field-tested to ensure fast installation and long-lasting operation. The C3150 integrates some of the industry’s most advanced technological innovations for added precision,… Read more »


Door Service Technicians Aide in Giving Students Access to Food Court While In Quarantine

18 May 2020

North Carolina, May 15, 2020 – Door Service technicians at Advanced Door Automation in North Carolina, recently installed contactless entry points for Duke University’s pharmacy and hospital areas. Now the team has expanded their work within Duke’s food court system. There are students from abroad at the University through the quarantine, unable to fly home. Advanced… Read more »