We Are Moving!
We are excited to announce that we are moving in mid-November – as soon as we have an exact date, we will notify all customers. Those of you that have been doing business with us, know that this is a long time coming and we are getting some much-needed space. Our new building will be 30,000 sq ft, which compared to our current 6,000 sq ft, is going to be a game-changer. If you are a current will-call customer, don’t worry, we are only moving a few miles down the street. Our new address will be 3800 Little Mountain Road, Gastonia, NC 28056. We know that there are going to be many questions, so keep reading for more details.
How will this move affect lead times?
Since we will be shutting down production for a week, we will need to push back lead times on orders placed on or after (to be determined). Any orders placed after this date will be delivered after our move is complete – the exact date will be updated soon. We know this is an inconvenience, but with the new space and equipment, we can assure you that we are not only expecting lower lead times but some of the highest quality doors in the industry!
How is more space going to improve your quality?
If you have been to our current facility, you know that we are TIGHT. We have operated out of our existing space since we opened in 1997.
Acquiring more space has allowed us to purchase more equipment, and there are 2 machines worth highlighting.
New Heeseman Orbital Sander
For years we have hand sanded every door that we produce, and have always had a great team of sanders to help us produce the quality that you are accustomed to. With the implementation of our new Heeseman Orbital Sander, we will not only be able to increase our production but the quality and consistency of this machine is second to none. Coming in at a whopping 18,000 pounds, this machine has little to no vibration. This means the best quality sanding on every door. This orbital sanding machine will also produce a consistent edge break. We know that sanding is the single most important part of our process, so we spent hours researching and demoing orbital sanding machines until we finally landed on the Heeseman. We feel confident that the quality of our sanding will be some of the best in the industry. Having the capability to sand doors at a faster rate will give us the opportunity to focus more on quality control.
Door Measuring Table
In addition to the Heeseman Sander, we have purchased a door measuring table. This table measures the width, length, squareness, and warp of every door down to 0.001 of an inch. Our goal with this measuring table is to virtually eliminate all measuring inconsistencies – we can ensure that doors that do not meet specifications will be repaired or rebuilt BEFORE being delivered. This ultimately leads to saving you time and money.
We would like to thank all of our customers for trusting us with your business. It’s because of you that we are able to grow and continue to push for excellence in all that we do. We are so excited about the extra space and even more excited about the improvements in lead times and consistency for our customers. There are great things ahead!