Total Door Systems’ “Lean” Operation Featured in The Fabricator

We’re proud of our plant, and the lean operation we built from the ground up. We successfully adopted single-piece part flow when we moved into a new building in 2010, and have continuously improved our operations to respond to customers as quickly as possible. Read the complete piece here:

http://www.thefabricator.com/article/shopmanagement/a-case-study-in-lean-manufacturing-opening-the-door-to-single-piece-flow

Total Door Receives UL EPD Rating

Check out our profile in Sustainable Manufacturer online! The profile details how Total Door pioneered the creation of a product category rule (PCR) for integrated door systems and received an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) rating from UL.

Sustainability is a core value at Total Door, but so is self-reliance. All of the components in our door systems are made in our Michigan plant. So while the EPD may have taken some time and effort – we wouldn’t settle for less. Read the complete story here:

https://www.fmanet.org/blog/2016/10/17/epd-opens-leed-door-for-door-systems-maker

Total Door Systems Announces Newly Engineered Product Guide

Total Door Systems recently unveiled their new comprehensive product guide, which was engineered to provide all of the essential information, details and specifications needed to spec custom door systems that stay true to the integrity of the architect’s design intent.

Featured in the product guide are five sections that take a deep look into the structural and design capabilities TDS’ fully integrated door system, which includes configurations & functions, finishes & options, hardware, performance data, and specs & cad’s for pair, double egress and elevator door systems.

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Total Door Systems to Attend 3rd Annual Spec Event in Las Vegas

International industry innovator Total Door Systems (TDS) will attend the exclusive Third Annual Spec Event April 13-15, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Spec Event 2015 will coincide with the ISC West Show, which the largest security industry trade show in the U.S., featuring more than 1,000 exhibitions showcasing the latest access control technology

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Total Door Systems to Showcase Industry Leading Integrated Door Systems In Dallas At Door and Hardware Institute Convention

American-Owned Door Company Will Display Locally Sourced, Advanced, Sustainable, Green Manufactured and Custom Designed Door Systems

Dallas,  June 24, 2014 – International industry innovator Total Door Systems (TDS) will be showcasing its fully integrated door systems at the Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) annual convention, CoNEXtions, June 26 and 27 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.

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Total Door Systems to Showcase Industry Leading Access Control Systems in Chicago at American Institute of Architects Convention

American-Owned Door Company Will Display Locally Sourced, Advanced, Sustainable, Green Manufactured and Custom Designed Door Systems

CHICAGO, June 24, 2014 – International industry innovator Total Door Systems (TDS) will be showcasing its fully integrated door systems at Booth #2442 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, at the American Institute of Architects Convention.

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Industry Innovator Total Door Systems Participation in SME’s The Big M Tours

American-Owned Door Company Gives Rare Peek Inside Locally Sourced, Advanced, Sustainable, Green Design and Production Process

DETROIT, May 20, 2014 – International industry innovator Michigan-based Total Door Systems (TDS) is opening its doors for one day only Monday, June 9 as part of the SME’s first-ever THE BIG M event, held June 9 – 12 at Cobo Center in Detroit. The new event features tours of Detroit-area manufacturers that are leaders in operational excellence including TDS’ Waterford, Michigan headquarter facility, as well as General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant, Schuler, Pratt & Miller Engineering and Comau.

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Industry Innovator Total Door Systems Chosen for Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Best Practices Tour

American-Owned Door Company Gives Rare Peek Inside Locally Sourced, Advanced, Sustainable, Green Design and Production Process

Independent American Company Gains Ground In Industry Lost To Imports

DETROIT, Oct. 1, 2013 – International industry innovator Michigan-based Total Door Systems (TDS) is opening its doors for one day only today (Tuesday), Oct. 1 as part of the coveted Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) annual “Tour of Best Manufacturing Practices” at its Waterford, Mich. headquarters and plant.

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