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Help Us Help Cats

Help Us Help Cats

We all love cats (or at the very least, we all love cat videos). At ADA, we’re giving back to the cute, fuzzy creatures that have given us so much. And we’re doing it in collaboration with one of our favorite non-profit organizations—Johnson County Community Cats...

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Wine at the Line: A 5k for a Cause

Wine at the Line: A 5k for a Cause

The Story of Mallow Run Winery, Courageous Hearts Adoptions, and ADA We’re proud to be a part of the automatic door industry, and we’re very proud of the work we do and the connections we make with our clients. But, outside of the office, we’re also proud to be an...

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Why ADA is the Perfect Size for Every Job

Why ADA is the Perfect Size for Every Job

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” That’s a famous quote by Muhammad Ali, one of the most accomplished boxers of all time. And while he’s obviously talking about boxing, he may as well have been talking about business—because in our industry, a company hits...

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Time to Spring Clean Your Doors

Time to Spring Clean Your Doors

The winter season can be pretty harsh on your automatic doors, as they’re interacting with a lot of cold air, slush, and road salt. But the coldest months are nearly behind us, and it’s the perfect time to do a little spring cleaning. This article tells you more about...

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Could ADA Have Been the Star of “Star Trek?”

Could ADA Have Been the Star of “Star Trek?”

Here’s something you probably didn’t know: automatic sliding doors, according to this fun article by The Nerdist, were popularized by the hit TV show Star Trek in the 1960s. It’s true! Automatic doors, as we know them, weren’t really seen in the general public until...

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ADA’s New Year’s Resolutions

ADA’s New Year’s Resolutions

The countdown is over. The ball finally dropped. And now it’s time to grab 2023 by the horns. So, we decided to do exactly that by making a new year’s resolution. This year, we’re challenging ourselves to take our already-great customer experience and make it even...

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Giving Thanks for an Incredible Year

Giving Thanks for an Incredible Year

We’re coming up on the end of the year and, at ADA, that’s a time of reflection. A time to give thanks. A time to reconnect with what truly matters. Here are just a few of the things we’re thankful for this holiday season. We’re Thankful for Our Customers We know...

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Beware the Lowest Bid For Your Automatic Door

Beware the Lowest Bid For Your Automatic Door

Why Less Isn't Always More You’re upgrading to high-quality doors. You’re adding the latest and greatest in controlled access. And you’re excited to bring your building into the future. But when you finally start talking to contractors, you realize their quotes are...

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All About Fire Doors

All About Fire Doors

From a very young age, we’re taught the basics of fire safety. Stop, drop, and roll. Never play with matches. Always know where the fire extinguisher is. But when you’re in charge of a building that sees hundreds of visitors and employees go through its doors every...

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Project Profile: Rehabbing a Historic Building

Project Profile: Rehabbing a Historic Building

We’ve been working in Indiana for over 15 years. So, when we think of the historic William H. Block Department Store, it’s not just a part of our community. As locals, it’s also a part of our identity. The iconic downtown Indy building opened in 1911 and was designed...

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