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​Overhead Door™ Brand Announcements​

2022 Builder Brand Use Study
Ranked by more than 850 respondents, Overhead Door™ Brand has been awarded highest ‘brand familiarity,’ ‘most used in the past two years’ and ‘used the most’ overall for the 2022 brand use study by BUILDER.​  July 18, 2022​

Inventor of the Modern Garage Door Celebrates 100th Anniversary
Pioneer of the first upward-lifting sectional garage door in 1921 continues to revolutionize the market today. ​August 4, 2021​

Overhead Door™ brand sweeps BUILDER Brand Survey designations
Overhead Door™ brand Was named the most recognized garage door brand with highest ‘brand familiarity’, ‘highest quality’, ‘brand used most’, and ‘brand used in past two years’ by the 2021 BUILDER Brand Use study. ​May 6, 2021 ​

Introducing Red Ribbon Rewards
With the launch of this new program, Overhead Door™ brand now offers Ribbon Sales Professionals the opportunity to earn great prizes by selling eligible Overhead Door™ products. ​October 7, 2020 ​

2020 BUILDER Brand Leader Designation
Overhead Door™ Brand was recognized as the garage door brand with the highest ‘brand familiarity’ and the ‘brand used most’ by the 2020 Builder Brand Use study. ​April 21, 2020 ​

Overhead Door™ Brand to be Featured on Emmy Award-Winning This Old House
Overhead Door™ Brand adds valuable curb appeal to a 139-year-old home featured on the 39th season of PBS’ Emmy award-winning This Old House. ​February 12, 2018 ​

Overhead Door™ Brand Earns Three "Brand Leader" Awards in 2017
Overhead Door™ Brand has earned three REMODELING “Brand Leader” awards in its product category, receiving first place for Brand Familiarity, Brand Used Most and Highest Quality. ​October 13, 2017 ​

Overhead Door Corporation Celebrates 95th Anniversary
In 1921, C.G. Johnson invented the upward lifting garage door and started The Overhead Door Company. Ninety-five years later, the Overhead Door™ Brand is keeping the legacy alive with more than 400 distributors in the United States and Canada who proudly display the Red Ribbon logo. May 31, 2016 ​

Overhead Door™ Brand Launches New Website
The Overhead Door™ Brand has completely revamped the look and feel of its website, The new design features eye-catching images of beautiful garage doors and its responsive design allows for easy navigation of product information from mobile devices. ​April 25, 2016 ​

New Overhead Door Brand Manager
Overhead Door Corporation is pleased to announce Christian Morrow as the company’s new Overhead Door brand manager. Morrow will handle the marketing and brand strategy for the Overhead Door™ Brand, including creating marketing materials, attending trade shows and supporting distributors in the field, as well as developing new selling solutions for the company’s distributors. ​January 7, 2019 ​

​Overhead Door™ Brand​ Awards​

Home Builder Executive rewards Overhead Door® openers as part of its ‘Innovation Awards,’ awarding them the Bronze Award in the garage door openers category.  November 16, 2021

IDA Showcase Awards Recognizes Allura Residential Exterior Shutter 
International Door Association recognizes Model 653RX Allura® Security Shutter for innovation, high performance and originality. August 6, 2021

Overhead Door™ Brand Awarded 10th Straight Women’s Choice Award 
In it’s 100th Year, Overhead Door™ brand receives the honor of being named a Women’s Choice Award® recipient for the 10th straight time. March 31, 2021

Overhead Door™ Brand Wins 2020 Women’s Choice Award 
Thousands of women recommend Overhead Door™ Brand to friends and family in an annual national survey for the 2020 Women’s Choice Award® by WomenCertified®March 23, 2020

Overhead Door™ Brand Receives 2019 Women’s Choice Award 
The Overhead Door™ Brand is honored to be recognized with the 2019 Women’s Choice Award® by WomenCertified® for America’s Most Recommended National Garage Door Brand, this year marks the eighth consecutive year. June 19, 2019

Envy™ Lauded as Top 100 Product by Professional Builder Magazine 
The Envy ™ all-glass garage door was named one of the most intriguing products to residential builders, remodelers and designers. September 7, 2018

Overhead Door™ EverServe Recognizes as a Top Money-Saving Project by Buildings Magazine 
The Overhead Door ™ EverServe ™ garage door system has been selected by BUILDINGS magazine as one of the top five “Money-Saving Product” winners in the Envelope category.

Overhead Door™ Brand Recognized as the ‘Most Familiar Brand’ and ‘Brand Used Most Often’ in 2018 BUILDER Brand Use Study 
Nearly 1,000 U.S. builders, developers and contractors have voted the Overhead Door™ Brand as the garage door brand with the highest brand familiarity and the brand used most, according to the 2018 BUILDER Brand Use Study. May 7, 2018

Overhead Door™ Brand Receives Women’s Choice Award 
For the seventh consecutive year, the Overhead Door™ Brand has earned the 2018 Women’s Choice Award® by WomenCertified® for America’s Most Recommended National Garage Door Brand.

Envy™ Named Best in Category for 2017 Architectural Record Product of the Year 
The Overhead Door™ Envy™ garage door, the company’s first seamless glass exterior door, has been selected out of hundreds of entries as an Architectural Record 2017 Product of the Year winner in the Openings category. December 1, 2017

Women’s Choice Award 2017 
The Overhead Door™ Brand has earned the 2017 Women’s Choice Award® by WomenCertified® for 'America’s Most Recommended Garage Door Brand' for the sixth consecutive year. March 8, 2017​

Overhead Door Wins 2016 Product Innovation Award
The Allura Shutter Outshines the Competition in Architectural Products Magazine's Sixth Annual Product Innovation Awards. The Model 653 Allura Shutter, a versatile and attractive option for rolling security shutters designed and manufactured by Overhead Door Corporation, has been awarded Architectural Products Magazine's 2016 Product Innovation Award. November 17, 2016 ​

Builder Magazine Award 2016
Homebuilders Name Overhead Door™ Brand Their Number One Choice Five Years Running. The Overhead Door™ Brand has topped Builder Magazine’s 2016 Brand Use Study for the fifth year in a row. The industry leader was No. 1 in three categories: Brand Familiarity, Brand Used Most and Quality Rating. April 12, 2016 ​

Women’s Choice Award 2016 
The Overhead Door™ Brand has earned the Women’s Choice Award by WomenCertified® for America’s Best for Home in the garage door category. This award designation is based on a national survey of women who were asked to select the brands they would most likely recommend to others. April 13, 2016​


Residential Garage Doors

Garage Doors Named Best Home Improvement Project for Return on Investment
Replacing your garage door has once again been identified as the number one project home improvement project to increase your home’s value for the best return on your money. May 13, 2021

Weathered Gray and Red Walnut Now Available for Model 5800
The Impression Steel Collection® has been expanded to include wood grain finishes, Weathered Gray and Red Walnut in both the Recessed and Vertical Raised panel designs. June 16, 2020

Garage Door Replacements Ranked #2 in Home Improvement Investments
2020 Cost vs. Value Report cites a return on investment up to 94.5% for garage door replacements. March 23, 2020

Overhead Door™ Brand adds Recessed Panel and Premium colors
Overhead Door™ Brand has expanded the Impression Steel Collection with a new sleek Recessed Panel design and premium colors to make the garage door pop. February 17, 2020

New Wood Grain Options
The Traditional Steel Collection from the Overhead Door™ brand now offers beautiful Walnut and Mission Oak wood grain finishes to provide a real wood without the cost and maintenance of true wood. September 18, 2019

Microgroove Panel and Metallic Color Options as Modern Design Continues to Trend
Thermacore® Model 196 is a modern panel design for garage door exteriors that features horizontal grooves, offering added texture for a unique look which is now available in three metallic colors.

Garage Doors Named #1 Home Improvement Project
The 2019 Cost vs. Value report has once again listed garage door replacements as the number one home improvement project for homeowners in terms of ROI (return on investment). February 21, 2019​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Brand Featured in 2018 Southern Living Idea House
The Overhead Door™ Courtyard Collection helped restore charming curb appeal to the 3,500-square foot Southern Living Idea House in Austin, Texas. November 8, 2018​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Garage Doors featured on Desert Flippers
HGTV power couple Eric and Lindsey Bennett enlisted the Overhead Door™ brand for the third season of Desert Flippers , giving Palm Springs real estate an exciting makeover. August 22, 2018 ​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Brand Featured on This Old House
PBS’ Emmy award-winning This Old House documented an eight-month renovation of a 139-year-old home with help from the Overhead Door™ Brand. Owners Liz and Joe Delfino inherited the 3,100-square foot residence from family, making it imperative to the couple that the home maintained its treasured character, while becoming more livable. June 29, 2018 ​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Brand Adds All-Window Option to Thermacore® Collection
Overhead Door™ Brand has a new all-window option for its Thermacore® model 195, giving homeowners a sleek look with maximum light infiltration. June 18, 2018 ​​​​​​​

Garage Door Replacements Ranked the Top Home Improvement Project for ROI in National Survey
Garage door replacements have been ranked the most valuable home improvement project among other popular remodeling projects nationwide, according to the 2018 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling magazine Publisher Hanley Wood and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). February 7, 2018 ​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Brand Introduces Four Wood Grain Finishes to is Aluminum Garage Door Series
The Overhead Door™ Brand has added four wood grain finishes to its popular Modern Aluminum Model 521 garage door, allowing home and business owners more design options while enjoying the benefits of an aluminum garage door. January 29, 2018 ​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Garage Doors Featured on Season Two of HGTV’s “Desert Flippers”
Overhead Door™ garage doors are being featured for a second consecutive year of HGTV’s “Desert Flippers” adding valuable curb appeal to two homes featured on season two of the show. August 14, 2017

Introducing Overhead Door™ Envy™ All-Glass Frameless Garage Door
The Overhead Door™ Brand has launched Envy – a lustrous full-view, all-glass door that boasts a sleek frameless exterior for an ultra-modern look. August 3, 2017

Overhead Door DoorView® Garage Door Design App Launched
The Overhead Door™ Brand has launched DoorView®, an app for iPad that boasts a robust product visualization tool for their residential garage door products July 6, 2017

Overhead Door™ Thermacore Collection Wood Grain Finishes Expanded
The Overhead Door™ Thermacore® Collection has expanded with bi-directional wood grain finish options on its most premium insulated garage doors. Thermacore Collection models 494 (Standard Panel), 496 (Long Panel) and 497 (V5 Panel) now offer three wood grain finishes in the colors of Golden Oak, Walnut and Mission Oak Septemeber 28, 2017 ​

Garage Door Replacements Ranked Among Top Home Improvements for ROI in National Survey
Garage door replacements have again been named one of the top returns on investment among all home improvements nationwide, according to the 2017 Cost vs. Value Report produced by Remodeling Magazine publisher Hanley Wood and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). ​ February 23, 2017 ​

New Overhead Door™ Impression Steel Collection™
Overhead Door Corporation, the originator of the upward lifting garage door, continues to introduce industry-leading products with the launch of the Impression Steel Collection. The garage doors in this line feature new aesthetics such as tall section heights, large windows and a full-section embossment design, perfect for homeowners looking to take their home's curb appeal to the next level. October 31, 2016 ​

Cost vs. Value 2016
Replacing your Garage Door Remains One of the Best Home Improvement Investments. Remodeling Magazine Releases Annual Cost vs. Value Study; Garage Doors Deliver High Return on Investment January 20, 2016 ​

​​Garage Door Designer
Overhead Door Takes Garage Door Customization to the Next Level with new DoorView® Visualizer. The new and improved DoorView® online design tool allows you to visualize and customize your garage door quickly and easily. September 23, 2015 ​

New Garage Door Panels
Overhead Door Adds Two New Panel Designs to the Popular Carriage House Collection. June 25, 2015

Garage Door Safety Month (2015)
Overhead Door Promotes Garage Door Safety Month. The Inventor of the Upward-Lifting Garage Door Shares Industry Safety Tips. June 1, 2015 ​

New Garage Door Colors
Overhead Door Adds Black and Gray Color Options to the Courtyard Collection®. May 22, 2015​

New Garage Door Designs
Overhead Door Launches New Design in its Popular Thermacore® Collection. New Model 192 V10 Increases Garage Door Style Offerings for Homes. March 30, 2015 ​

New Styles for Wind Load Garage Doors
Coastal region homeowners no longer have to compromise beauty for strength when choosing a garage door. New residential wind load options, now available from Overhead Door Corporation, offer homeowners the ability to choose among the latest garage door styles while still keeping their homes up to code. September 2, 2014

New Finishes and Five New Windows added to Thermacore® Collection
Red Ribbon Distributors have more options to offer their residential clients with the introduction of two new wood grain finishes, two new paint color options and five new window configurations on Overhead Door Corporation’s line of premium insulated steel garage doors. March 31, 2014​


Residential Garage Door Openers & Accessories

Overhead Door™ Brand Launches the Next Generation of its OHD Anywhere® App
The new version of OHD Anywhere® includes enhanced features based on user feedback that improve everyday life and allow homeowners to monitor and operate their garage doors remotely from their smart device. Nov 13, 2020

Universal Keypad Now Available from Overhead Door™ Brand
The Overhead Door® universal accessory lineup just got even better with the introduction of the Universal Wireless Keypad, compatible with the most common brands. July 8, 2020

Overhead Door™ Brand launches Heavy Duty Rail support for Residential Doors
The Heavy Duty rail is a residential opener accessory that allows any opener to become heavy duty and lift doors upwards of 500 pounds. February 28, 2020​​​​​​​

Legacy® 650 and Legacy® 850 Now Available with Integrated OHD Anywhere Technology
The full line of Overhead Door® Legacy® openers offer homeowners peace of mind and convenience by granting control through an easy-to-use app, now that Legacy® 650 and 850 are available with Integrated OHD Anywhere®. April 30, 2019​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Brand Releases Wireless Wall Console Garage Door Accessory
Overhead Door has a new wall console that requires absolutely no wiring, speeds up the installation process for distributors and is compatible with most Overhead Door® CodeDodger® openers ​August 15, 2019 ​

Overhead Door Corporation Earns Innovation Award for Its OHD Anywhere® Technology
Overhead Door Corporation has been awarded the 2018 Bronze Innovation Award by Builder Executive magazine, for its pioneering product advancement in integrated opener technology with OHD Anywhere®. October 23, 2018

Launch of Overhead Door® OHD Anywhere® Technology In Legacy® 920 Garage Door Openers
Overhead Door™ Brand has fully integrated OHD Anywhere® into Overhead Door® Legacy® 920 garage door openers, allowing homeowners to monitor and control their garage door opener from anywhere using their Apple® iPhone or Android phone or device. April 12, 2018

New 2-Button LED Flashlight Remote
We have introduced a 2-Button LED Flashlight garage door remote to provide homeowners with added security and convenience. Novemeber 13, 2017

Overhead Door Introduces the Legacy® 920 Garage Door Opener
Company's Latest Opener Offers Homeowners Peace of Mind with Battery Back-Up November 8, 2016 ​​

OHD Anywhere
Open your Garage Door from your Smartphone with OHD An​ywhere™. New Overhead Door™ Remote Opener Offers Incredible Convenience and Security January 21, 2016 ​​

New LED Light Bulb for Garage Door Openers
New Overhead Door™ LED light bulb, designed specifically with garage door openers in mind. August 12, 2016 ​​


Commercial Doors

Introducing the Allura® 653 Residential Exterior Shutter
Overhead Door™ brand launches the industry’s first UL 325 compliant and listed residential exterior security shutter opener with a weather resistant enclosure.  April 7, 2021​​​​​​​

Stainless Steel Options Now Available for RapidFlex® 991
The High Speed RapidFlex® 991 is now available with various Stainless Steel parts and components, ideal for food processing facilities.  December 15, 2020​​​​​​​

Introducing RapidFreeze™ Model 997
Our new model 997 is a high speed freezer and cooler door with unprecedented application flexibility for temperature and humidity dependent settings. September 12, 2019​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ EverServe™ Earns Product Innovation Award
EverServe™, our innovative springless high cycle commercial door solution, has been recognized with a Product Innovation Award by Architectural Products magazine. December 3, 2018​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Brand Launches Two Models of High Speed Metal Doors
We’ve added two new high speed doors to our lineup - RapidShield™ Model 998 and RapidView™ Model 999 are engineered for high cycle performance, minimizing downtime and service costs for business owners. October 29, 2018​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ EverServe, the Industry’s First Springless Extended Cycle Rolling Service Door
We've introduced EverServe™, one of the industry’s first standard rolling door systems to feature a springless barrel design with integrated shafts and an extended 500,000 cycle life. July 6, 2017 ​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ Fully-Integrated Commercial Door RSX® Egress Operator for Security Grilles
New Overhead Door® RSX® Egress Operator, a fully-integrated standard duty commercial operator for use with Model 670/671 security grilles requiring emergency egress operations. June 20, 2017 ​​​​​​​

New Overhead Door™ Impact Section on Sectional Steel and Thermacore® Commercial Models
The Overhead Door™ Brand, one of the leading brands of doors and openers for residential, commercial, industrial and transportation applications, has introduced a new Impact Section for its commercial and industrial Sectional Steel and Thermacore® door models. June 5, 2017 ​​​​​​​

Overhead Door™ RapidGrille® and RapidSlat® Enhancements
Enhancements have been added to the commercial and industrial Overhead Door™ RapidGrille® and RapidSlat® Advanced Performance (AP) doors that allow the same motor to be used across all Rapid platforms April 5, 2017 ​​​​​​​

Looking For Durability, Reliability and Energy Efficiency? Meet Model 470
New Overhead Door™ Insulated Sectional Steel-Backed Door October 31, 2016 ​​​​​​​

ICC-ES Listed Air Infiltration Package Now Offered on Stormtite™ Model 627
Overhead Door™ Brand expands its product offering meeting the International Energy Conservation Code for Air Infiltration Compliance. May 20, 2016 ​​​​​​​

New Series of Overhead Door™ High Performance Doors Launched
New Overhead Door™ RapidFlex™ High Speed doors pave the way for entrance into the high performance door category. Architects, contractors, business owners, and distributors now have five new models to choose from when looking for a high-performance door solution. April 27, 2016​​​​​​​

ICC-ES Listed Air Infiltration Package Now Offered on Stormtite™ Model 625
The insulated slats of the Stormtite™ Model 625 combined with the new IECC Air Infiltration Package provides a superior perimeter seal. January 22, 2016​​​​​​​

New Product: Rolling Shutter Doors
Overhead Door Introduces the Next Generation in Compact Rolling Door Solutions with the Allura™ Shutter. New Security Shutters Offer Upscale Features, Stylish Aesthetics and Compact Design. October 9, 2015 ​​​​​​​

New Perforated Security Grille Model 674
Engineered for inside applications, the Model 674 is a new perforated grille constructed from lightweight aluminum panels that provide security while maximizing visibility, air flow and light infiltration for interior applications. May 15, 2014​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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