Company History

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\r\n You won't find his name in history books, but our founder, C.G.\r\nJohnson, invented the upward-lifting garage door in 1921. Followed by\r\nthe electric door opener in 1926.\r\n

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\r\nToday, the company he began is still recognized as the leading\r\nsingle source manufacturer of integrated door and operator systems for\r\ncommercial, industrial and residential applications. \r\n

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\r\nFrom product design and manufacturing through installation and\r\nservice, we're certain our doors and openers can survive life's ups and\r\ndowns because we've been building great products for over 80 years. \r\n

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\r\nWhether it is Commercial and Industrial Door systems, or a garage\r\ndoor and opener for your home, the Overhead Door family of Ribbon\r\nDistributors is not much further than your driveway in most cases. \r\n

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\r\nFrom the doors on Fort Knox to the doors on your home, it is our\r\nRibbon commitment to provide you with expert consulting, installation,\r\nand service. It's a total package we offer all wrapped up in a big red\r\nribbon, that's how you will find us. From industry leading designers\r\nand engineers, to our over 400 Ribbon Distributors, we provide quality\r\nproduct, expert sales, and service that is right for you. The Genuine.\r\nThe Original. Overhead Door.\r\n