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All About Doors…Big Doors

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A Minnesota farmer turned manufacturer, Mike Schweiss is known as one of the world’s leading makers of bi-fold and hydraulic doors used in agricultural, industrial and commercial buildings.   Mike Schweiss, of Hector, Minnesota, is one focused individual. Rather than devoting time and energy to a wide variety of activities and undertakings, Mike finds fulfillment […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 14 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True   This northern Idaho airpark community development project took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. They are just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making this dream come true. Most people […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 13 of a 14 part series)

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  Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This exclusive Texas airpark took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. They are just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. The concept of airparks isn’t […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 12 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This Florida contractor took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. Daniel Shaw, a plumbing contractor at Geneva, […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 11 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This large California airport took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true.   They’re long and sleek — […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 10 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True EAA Chapter 1210 of Biddeford, Maine took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. They are just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making their dream come true. “Knowing we were a […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 9 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This Texas hangar homeowner took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. “The door system, from placing the […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 8 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True   This corporate business owner took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. Ciudad Obregon is a historic […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 7 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This pilot and farmer took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. If Gene Fuchs of Morgan, Minnesota […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 6 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True Stan Reiss of Kismet, Kansas came to Schweiss Doors after having a bad experience from another door manufacturer who took his downpayment money, but never delivered or gave him his money back. They told Stan after they went back into business that if he were to order new doors […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 5 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This French pilot and aviation maintenance business owner took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. Aviation Experts […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 4 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This helicopter pilot took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. The 4-Star Carriage House on the lakeshore […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 3 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This Canadian pilot took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. Originally from Newman, Illinois, where he still […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 2 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True This pilot took the extra step to fulfill what many had dreamed of for years. He is just one of a few of Schweiss bifold and hydraulic door customers, and Schweiss Doors had a part in making his dream come true. Born to fly, the rest is history. David […]

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For Plane Lovers . . . (Part 1 of a 14 part series)

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Schweiss Doors Help Dreams Come True “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” Those were the words of former U.S. Army officer, statesman and Secretary of State, Colin Powell, but they can be applied to so many people who have displayed sweat, determination and hard work to make their […]

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Swing Out, Go Up, or Just Swing In!

Hydraulic & Bifold door comparisons

  Do you want a door that swings out, swings in or will you be happy with whatever door you get just so it goes up? Schweiss Doors would like to share the differences in each door style. Hydraulic one-piece doors swing outward from your building forming a canopy when wide open. When parking in […]

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Why customers buy Schweiss Doors

Schweiss bifold doors are ideal for commercial and industrial uses.

Anyone can tell you what you want to hear about their product and how good it is. But when it comes to investing in a hydraulic or bifold door, whether it be for everyday agricultural, hangar or industrial use or even for something as decorative and functional as a designer door for your residence or […]

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Schweiss ‘Designer’ and ‘Special Request’ doors are dressing up the neighborhood

Under Armour Corporation gets Schweiss Designer Door for Baltimore, Maryland store

Schweiss Designer and Specialty Doors have for many years been the leader in the hydraulic and liftstrap bifold door industry and the first to specialize in manufacturing of a design dynamic door line. Schweiss Doors ongoing quality and attention to detail and innovative applications are unsurpassed — making Schweiss Doors America’s top resource for designer […]

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Before you buy, know more than what most manufacturers want you to know

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A building or hangar is only as good as it’s “Door” The door you choose is a huge decision, let Schweiss help you make the right choice. Do you want or need a one piece hydraulic or bifold liftstrap door? — It pays to explore the different door designs. Schweiss is willing to share with you the […]

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Round, square or rectangular, Schweiss hydraulic and bifold liftstrap doors fit all buildings

Farmers and ranchers put Schweiss doors on their round buildings

Most of the buildings and hangars that Schweiss hydraulic and bifold liftstrap doors go on are the usual shaped rectangular style steel, wood or pole buildings. But many door owners who have what we call “round buildings,” buildings such as quonset huts and hoop or fabric buildings that are using Schweiss doors at an equal […]

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Multifunctioning Hydraulic and Bifold designer doors open up for first class service at Restaurants and Hotels

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From China to Las Vegas, London and beyond, Schweiss hydraulic and bifold liftstrap restaurant and hotel designer doors have become the rage, adding a touch of class and additional function to new and revamped dining establishments to draw in more customers. In many of these food, drink and dining establishments the Schweiss bifold and hydraulic […]

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Schweiss is a leading North American door manufacturer

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When you mention “North America” many people are under the presumption that includes only the northern tier states of the United States. The actual definition of North America is the continent comprising the northern half of the American landmass, connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama. It contains Canada, the U.S., Mexico, the […]

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It’s Your Choice: Hydraulic doors vs. Bifold doors

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The choice is yours. Each style Schweiss Door has been tried, tested and improved over the span of 35 or more years and has different requirements. Our doors are all custom-made in order to fit your clear opening perfectly, without loss of headroom. Schweiss Doors is the leader in the door industry for its acclaimed […]

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If your power goes out, Schweiss Doors has a backup for you

Schweiss Hydraulic doors have three backup systems to use in case of a power outage.

Power outages seem to always happen when you least expect them. If you are a farmer wanting to get your expensive equipment in or out of your machine shed, a pilot who needs to hangar his plane or maybe you don’t even have electricity to your structure, Schweiss Doors has the answer to getting your […]

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New Schweiss liftstrap conversion kit now available for your tired old hangar door

Patented Schweiss liftstraps have revolutionized the bifold door industry. A liftstrap conversion kit is now available from Schweiss Doors to replace your cable door system.

Other than aircraft owners who need bifold or hydraulic doors for their new or existing hangars, the next most frequent request that Schweiss Doors receives is from hangar owners who want to upgrade their doors with a Schweiss Bifold liftstrap retrofit conversion to replace outdated cable-lift systems. A majority of these requests are for doors […]

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BIG doors that are specially built “Schweiss Tough”

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Schweiss Doors of Fairfax, Minnesota has been setting records for years with its super-large series of quality manufactured Red Power Hydraulic door orders. A majority of these doors are being installed in both liftstrap bifold and hydraulic door uses at airports, military base locations agricultural, commercial and industrial buildings worldwide. We not only can build […]

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Schweiss Door roots began its 35-year run in 1980

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It’s been a long and winding road since the inception of Schweiss Doors dating back to 1980. But during that span of 35-plus years many doors “literally” have opened for what was at first a fledgling company. Through hard work and a fervent determination to always produce a better bifold or hydraulic door than anyone […]

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Schweiss Doors has long been the farmers’ friend

Farmers and ranchers rely on Schweiss doors for machine sheds to store large machinery.

For more than 35 years Schweiss Doors has been at the forefront of providing custom-made Hydraulic and Bifold doors for agricultural and other uses throughout Canada, the United States and countries abroad. Farmers and ranchers have found that the dependability and superb craftsmanship that goes into both these styles of doors and their components has answered […]

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New Schweiss container doors open up storage possibilities

Schweiss Doors Europe attached a one piece Schweiss hydraulic door to the side of its show display trailer. The use of this container allows them to set up their display in a matter of minutes.

Shipping and commercial containers come in many forms and sizes. Containers are large and used to store and deliver goods to over 75 countries on semi-truck flatbeds, ships on the high seas, railroads, etc. Dealing with conventional containers with a door located at the end doesn’t make the container user-friendly. Imagine having to open a […]

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Schweiss Doors does its work on the farm

With easy-to-follow factory instructions you can usually have your door operating in less than a day. Farmers who need a bigger door for bigger farm machinery look to Schweiss Doors for all their needs.

Schweiss Doors has been at the forefront of providing powerful custom-made one piece Hydraulic and Liftstrap and Cable lift Bifold doors for agricultural uses throughout Canada, the United States and countries abroad. Farmers and ranchers have found that the dependability and superb craftsmanship that goes into both these styles of doors and their components have […]

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Schweiss specializes in floatplane hangar, marina and boathouse doors

Floatplane hangar doors, boathouse doors and marina doors are a Schweiss Door specialty

  Wind, waves or weather . . . If you’re living near the water’s edge and going through the hassle of tieing down your floatplane, seaplane or watercraft to a dock or shore in windy waters or rainy, cold weather, Schweiss Doors has the perfect solution for you. Schweiss Doors has built several floatplane hangar […]

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What’s new, and what’s better at Schweiss Doors?

For over 30 years, Schweiss Doors has led the nation in hydraulic and bifold door design and we’re always looking for ways to improve our custom-made doors.

It pays to keep an eye on what’s happening at Schweiss Doors, we’re always working on things we can do to improve our product. For instance, are you aware that our powerful Schweiss hydraulic one-piece doors now come with a new, compact hydraulic pump unit that can be mounted anywhere, top-hung, underhung or mounted on […]

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Schweiss Cylinders and Spherical Bearings give huge advantages

Heavy duty Schweiss cylinders with spherical bearings will never bend, bow or break.

Your hydraulic door is only as good as its components. All Schweiss Hydraulic doors offer you quality and features you can’t get in any other door on the market. What we put into these custom made doors are features you won’t find on other doors on the market. Cylinders: Schweiss door cylinders are built stronger. […]

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If it’s headroom you need, you need Schweiss Doors!

Schweiss has taken both of their style doors to a new level. With a Schweiss hydraulic or bifold door, you always get more. If it’s headroom you need, you need a Schweiss Door.

One of the most frequent inquiries Schweiss Doors receives has to do with the issue of headroom. Ample headroom is often an issue for farmers with tall machinery, industrial uses and truckers and pilots who require a tall door. While both styles of Schweiss doors, the hydraulic and bifold styles, give you the least amount […]

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Schweiss introduces new line of hydraulic grain storage doors

Grain storage hydraulic doors work as bunker walls for corn storage with zero leakage.

It stands tall, nearly 40′ to the roof line. It’s big, like 120′ x 200′. Concrete walls standing 16′ tall wrap all four sides of this huge structure. And it holds nearly one million bushels of corn. We’re talking about the huge feed storage structure at Revier Cattle Company, a beef operation with feedlot capacity […]

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Compare to the Best — Not the Rest

There's no comparison to Schweiss quality built award-winning doors.

Funny how people always compare to the best or extraordinary and not the average. There is nothing wrong with having high standards or expectations. If you are like us at Schweiss Doors, we keep trying to reach the highest bar when it comes to manufacturing custom made award- winning hydraulic doors, liftstrap/autolatch bifold doors, designer […]

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New Schweiss liftstrap conversion kit available to retrofit your cable doors

Patented Schweiss liftstraps have revolutionized the bifold door industry. A liftstrap conversion kit is now available from Schweiss Doors to replace your cable door system.

Schweiss Doors revolutionized the bifold door with faster, safer, quieter, longer lasting liftstraps and autolatches. No matter who made your door, if you currently have cables on your bifold doors, Schweiss Doors now has an easy to install liftstrap retrofit conversion kit available to upgrade your existing door. Schweiss designed and patented custom-made polyester lift […]

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New innovative Schweiss Moving Gate gives versatility

The Schweiss Moving Gate makes an ideal room divider for many types of buildings.

Schweiss one piece hydraulic and patented liftstrap bifold doors have been on the market for years. Schweiss now has a newcomer on the scene — the Schweiss Moving Gate. The Schweiss Moving Gate still utilizes our patented liftstraps, but instead of folding like a bifold door or outward like a hydraulic door, it lifts straight […]

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Schweiss door installation is so easy even you can do it

Schweiss hydraulic and bifold doors can be installed by you by following easy to understand directions supplied with each door.

A good percentage of our customers ordering Schweiss hydraulic and bifold doors for their hangars, industrial, residential, commercial or agricultural use prefer to do the installation themselves. This saves them money and mileage costs. If you can read the full set of detailed instructions provided from the factory for each style of door, it is […]

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Aerial spraying operations are on fast track with Schweiss doors

Reloading an Air Tractor with product only takes a few minutes. His hangar has two Schweiss Bifold doors at each end to go in and out of.

Speed is of the essence when it comes to aerial precision crop spraying operations. Not only for the fast helicopters and turbine powered 140 mph planes that zoom over and around the fields dodging buildings and high lines. But just like in NASCAR, when it’s time to refuel and reload the spray tanks, some of […]

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Schweiss is the choice for military, museum and search and rescue hangar doors

Schweiss Lift Strap bifold doors on Fort Carson Colorado

When the call goes out to leave the hangar, military and search and rescue teams get right on it, there’s no room for delay. That calls for a dependable, fast operating hangar door — nothing else will do. Schweiss Doors has been specializing in large one-piece hydraulic doors and lift strap bifold hangar and military maintenance shop […]

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Schweiss Doors has earned its ‘brand name’ recognition one door at a time

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Have you ever noticed how some people refer to a product by brand name even though this may not mean exactly what they are wanting? For instance, wife goes to the store, husband says, “Don’t forget to bring home some Heinz.” Wife knows he wants ketchup, it’s an established name and brand well established over […]

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Schweiss Liftstrap doors have revolutionized the Bifold door industry

Newly installed Schweiss bifold door opening after installation.

Customers are asking for the power operated patented liftstrap Schweiss Bifold Doors and Schweiss will do strap conversions on other brand bifold doors, no matter the make or model. When you order a Schweiss Liftstrap Bifold Door, you will not have to worry about non-operating cables or pulleys. Straps wrap on top of themselves as […]

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Schweiss Bi-Fold Lift Strap / Auto-Latch Doors are cornering the worldwide market

Lift Strap Bifold showing the autolatches system.

The popular Bi-fold door, produced by Schweiss Doors of Fairfax, Minnesota, USA has been on the market for over 35 years. What some people don’t know is that they’ve evolved with the times and many improvements and safety factors have gone into them. The most obvious and ‘market shaking’ improvement was the addition of the […]

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Opus One Winery Installs 16 Schweiss Lift Strap Bifold Doors

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Mention Napa Valley and immediately visions of beautiful vineyards, exquisite wineries and enticing restaurants leap into your receptive mind.  Yes, Napa Valley is indeed America’s most famous and most prestigious wine producing region. Only about an hour’s drive from either San Francisco or Sacramento, this splendid hunk of America’s geography is surprisingly compact stretching only […]

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Schweiss Doors can help you with all your aircraft hangar door repairs

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Schweiss Doors has over 35 years of extensive experience when it comes to repairing and installing aircraft hangar doors. We provide thorough, high quality hangar door maintenance in addition to having a wide selection of replacement hangar door parts and components. Your hangar door is a integral and important part of your building. A well […]

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Schweiss Door installation is so easy even you can do it, and if you don’t want to, we can assist you

With the right equipment you can install bifold door on your own or we can help.

A good percentage of our customers ordering Schweiss hydraulic and bifold doors for their hangars, industrial, residential, commercial or agricultural use prefer to do the installation themselves. This saves them money and mileage costs. If you can read the full set of detailed instructions provided from the factory for each style of door, it is […]

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Schweiss Doors Europe to attend Sywell Aerodrome Aero Expo UK

Schweiss Doors Europe will be at the aeroExpo in 2013

Schweiss Doors Europe takes the aeronautical hangar business seriously. They prove it every month as they produce and ship out hundreds of Schweiss Hi-Swing hydraulic and Straplift Bifold doors to the entire European aero industry worldwide. Doors for aeronautical hangars are a booming business and Schweiss Doors Europe has been able to keep ahead of […]

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First choice for hangar owners and pilots are the Schweiss Hydraulic and Bifold doors

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 Pilots and hangar owners around the world have relied on the dependability and quality of Schweiss doors. Already a leader in the bifold door industry for over 35 years,  Schweiss Doors, a Minnesota-based, locally owned company, is also proud of its one-piece “Red Power” hydraulic door and Bifold liftstrap door. Both styles are used extensively […]

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Schweiss Announces New ‘Red Power’ Hydraulic Pump

Schweiss Red Power Pump

Schweiss Doors, a Minnesota based company, providing quality Bifold and Hydraulic One-Piece Doors for aircraft hangars and other installations, announced in April that they have developed a new, more powerful and smoother running hydraulic pump system which goes by the trade name of “Red Power” Mike Schweiss, owner of the company, said since it was […]

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Schweiss April 2012 Newsletter

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The April 1012 Schweiss Newsletter Related Links: What to avoid “Red Power” Pump Back to schweissdoors.com Tweet

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‘Country Style’ Helicopter Hangar

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The Reynolds’ Aerial Service Eye Catching Company Headquarters / Horse Barn / hangar ‘Country Style’ Helicopter Hangar It’s big, 60′ wide and 104′ long. It reaches 46′ tall at the peak. It’s got a big 40′ x 16′ hydraulic door neatly built into the front. Its ‘country red’. Its handsome roof line is punctuated with […]

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Big ‘Red Power’ Door Steals the Show

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6 April 2012, Schneider Farms New Farm Shop “When I pushed the button and the whole wall opened up, everyone was just amazed.” That’s Dean Schneider, New Ulm, MN crop and livestock farmer talking about a charity event hosted in their new 80′ x 84′ farm shop which features a 40′ x 18′ Schweiss hydraulic […]

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