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Sikeston businessman named to dealers' association board

Sunday, February 15, 2004

SIKESTON - Garage Door Co. of Sikeston has earned recognition from the trade industry.

David Ziegenhorn, president of Garage Door Co. of Sikeston, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Central States' Door Dealers Association. Ziegenhorn will represent the Missouri Chapter, headquartered in St. Louis, to the association based in Chicago. He joins four other garage door dealers and four other industry representatives on the recently expanded board.

Also Garage Door Co. of Sikeston joined an elite list of garage door dealers in 2003 when it earned accreditation from its trade industry, The International Door Association. The company earned its accreditation through the successful passing of six tests concerning both the technical and business aspects of the trade and meeting other required business criterion.

In order to maintain its accreditation, the company representative will also have to meet approved continuing education requirements over the next three years. Of the nearly 2,000 IDA members and more than 4,000 retail dealers nationwide, fewer than 300 have achieved the accreditation at the end of 2003.

Garage Door Co. also subscribes to IDA's Code of Conduct.

Garage Door Co. was founded 20 years ago and is an authorized dealer of several nationally recognized garage door and accessories manufacturers including Clopay Garage Doors and Lift-Master and Marantec garage door openers.