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This hangar built by Morton Buildings in Meriden, CT has four Schweiss bifold liftstrap doors. Each are 40' x 14' and have autolatches and walkdoors.

When the time came for the City of Meriden, CT to order four new bifold doors for its new municipal airport hangar they went through the usual procedure of getting multiple bids, as most cities are required to do. The low bid for four 40' x 14' doors was awarded to Schweiss Doors.

Craig Uliasz, Office manager at the Morton Building dealership in Westfield, MA, whose dealership erected the new 30' x 172' wood frame steel exterior hangar said in retrospect he was glad that Schweiss Doors was chosen.


"I can tell you this much, when my guys put your doors in they liked them better than the other competitor's doors. I like the Schweiss Doors; my company just got word to have Schweiss as the recommended door company to do business with on a regular basis and not to do business with the other company. The bifold doors work great, I like the safety features, like when you take your finger off the control button the door stops completely when in motion, the wiring is nice. It's a cool looking, smooth operating door. My guys, who installed the doors, said the manual that came with them was very clear and if you followed it step-by-step you couldn't go wrong."


- Craig Uliasz, Office Manager
Morton Buildings
Westfield, MA


"I can tell you this much, when my guys put your doors in they liked them better than the other competitor's doors. I like the Schweiss Doors; my company just got word to have Schweiss as the recommended door company to do business with on a regular basis and not to do business with the other company," said Uliasz. "The bifold doors work great, I like the safety features, like when you take your finger off the control button the door stops completely when in motion, the wiring is nice. It's a cool looking, smooth operating door. My guys, who installed the doors, said the manual that came with them was very clear and if you followed it step-by-step you couldn't go wrong."

The Schweiss bifold hangar doors all have liftstraps and autolatches. Walk doors were installed in each of them.

The Westfield Morton Buildings dealership has been serving all of Connecticut and western Massachusetts north to the New York border for over 30 years. Massachusetts has one other Morton dealership to help cover all that territory. Uliasz said the bulk of their business is agricultural and commercial, but they, like all other Morton Building dealerships, cover the gamut of designing and building all types of structures ranging from pole and post frame agricultural structures to commercial, equestrian and impressive looking residential structures as well.

They have a legacy of pleasing their customers; from helping them choose a suitable building size and style, to ensuring that your plan complies with local building codes. Morton is ready to listen and work with you to develop the building plans that will be most suitable for your particular building needs.

Typically the Westfield Morton Buildings location employs eight people, when they need more they borrow Morton crews from other areas when they need them.

For over 100 years, Morton Buildings has provided quality and service to people looking for an attractive, long-lasting building. Because Morton utilizes post-frame construction methods, you get the flexibility you want and need in a building. With offices located across the country, Morton can construct your horse barn, garage, storage building, commercial building, farm storage building or home. From simple to complex projects, they have the experience to make your building dreams come true.

The city of Meriden is located on Interstate 91. Meriden is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, located halfway between New Haven and Hartford.

"Brent at Schweiss Doors was easy to work with. In fact, when they poured the floor it was 1 1/2" too low to where the doors weren't making contact with the concrete. I got hold of Brent, and he recommended another size boot that they shipped out and gave us credit back on the other door seals. The doors are installed and the occupants are happy," said Uliasz.

Uliasz added that the city may be having Morton Buildings construct another hangar in the summer that may require as many as 10 additional doors.

Westfield is a city in Hampden County, in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. Westfield was first settled in 1660. In 1669, Westfield was incorporated as an independent town. In 1920, it was reincorporated as a city. At one point in the 19th century, Westfield was a prominent center of the buggy whip industry, and the city is still known as the "Whip City."

Morton Buildings, Inc, is located at 563 Southampton Road
Westfield, MA 01085, Phone: (413) 562-7028, Web: www.mortonbuildings.com
Regular Hours are Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Municipal airport hangar

Morton Buildings in Westfield built this hangar for the city of Meriden, Connecticut. The wood frame steel exterior building is 30' x 172'. Two of the walkdoors were placed on the left side of the bifold door and the other two on the right side.


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