It's quite an accomplishment to win an award once, but to win an award twice, two years in a row no less, is definitely a notable accomplishment. Congratulations to DoorKing Inc., Inglewood, Calif., for being voted the No. 1 gate operator manufacturer in Professional Door Dealer Magazine�¢??s 2010 Best of Business reader poll in the gate operator manufacturer category for the second year in a row.

Once again, we are thrilled and extremely proud to be recognized by our loyal distributors and dealers in this category,” said Richard Sedivy, director of marketing for DoorKing. “We work very hard to support our customers and it shows that customer service, along with a broad product line, is a very important part of our sales and marketing strategy. But our biggest appreciation goes out to our network of professional distributors and dealers. They are the ones who continue to support us, and we sincerely thank them for this support and for voting us No. 1 again!”

How did the poll work? Industry professionals were invited to vote at The poll was open for five months, and voters chose from more than 20 categories, picking their top three company choices in each.

DoorKing Inc., established in 1948, describes itself as one of the largest and oldest manufacturers of access control and vehicular gate operator products in the country.