Why Steel?

At Black Mountain Door we are committed to building exceptional steel doors and frames, and delivering the highest levels of craftsmanship and customer service. For over six decades the Black Mountain Door portfolio of brands has revolutionized the industrial, commercial, and residential hollow metal door and frame markets.

We know just how important high-performance quality products and exceptional service are to meeting the stringent standards of each new construction development. Our commitment to innovation, quality, service, and value of our metal doors and frames extends from the manufacturing floor to the job site.

Built to Higher Standards. Our fire-rated steel doors and frames are built with American craftsmanship using performance grade steel alloys. With complete quality control from the initial design stage to the finished product, you will see a definite advantage in technology, strength, quality and aesthetics of our hollow metal doors and frames as compared to our competition. To maintain our commitment to excellence, Black Mountain Door takes an active role in and adheres to recommendations of several industry recognized associations including the Steel Door Institute (SDI) as well as Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Warnock Hersey Inc. (WHI).

Built to Perform. Our hollow metal door and frame systems are not only designed to match the design themes of architectural masterpieces, but to deliver superior performance in the most demanding environments. Black Mountain fire-rated steel doors provide superior performance in extreme conditions including resistance to fire, environmental corrosion, hurricanes, bullets, sound, and vandalism. With a wide range of pre-assembled steel door and frame systems, as well as our “Custom Manufacturing to Individual Specifications,” we can meet all of your security and protection needs.

Built to Excel. Innovation is at the center of all of our metal door and frame product creations. We strive to continuously evaluate and understand market needs to feed our new product development process. With Black Mountain Door as your partner, you are assured to have the latest technology and features to make your project a success.

Built to Deliver Value. With state-of-the-art technology and manufacturing processes, we continuously aim to offer steel door and frame products at the best value. By achieving operational excellence in every corner of the company we meet or exceed our commitments to all of the constituencies we serve. All of our strategies and actions are molded by a set of core values and superior processes that drive simplicity, efficiency and effectiveness.

Built to Exceed Expectations. Exceptional customer service is at the forefront of building our long-term relationships. Black Mountain Door Laser-EdgeTM steel doors and frames offer a lifetime warranty and complete technical support from design through application. From on-time deliveries to order accuracy we provide unparalleled support to our customers. As your trusted partner, we are committed to helping you gain an advantage in your respective markets.

Black Mountain Door, LLC is a high quality American manufacturer of hollow metal doors and frames for the commercial, education, healthcare, industrial, and hospitality markets. The company is the industry’s exclusive producer of  top proven steel door brands including Amweld™, Laser-Edge™, Storm Guard™, Firedoor™ and Tilt’n Place™. Black Mountain Door operations are centrally located in a state-of-the-art 400,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. The company utilizes a patented laser welding process and advanced metal forming techniques to produce hollow metal doors and frames of exceptionally high manufacturing standards and unmatched aesthetics.

Mike Kolovich serves as Vice President of Engineering for Black Mountain Door. Mike brings over 19 years of engineering and operations management experience to this position and Black Mountain Door’s management team.

Before joining Black Mountain, he was Vice President of Engineering for Amweld International. In this role, Mike was instrumental in developing many of Amweld’s patented technologies in steel doors and frames. In addition, he managed product engineering, certification testing, industry compliance, and drove new research and development that created several solutions to keep Amweld on the leading edge of innovation in the door and hardware industry.

Mike’s experience in the commercial door and hardware industry also includes multiple plant start-ups and moves, along with several design patents and product launches. He has also managed and authored multiple Steel Door Institute standards. Mike holds an engineering degree from Kent State University.

Email:  kolovichm@blackmountaindoor.com
Direct:  (859) 274 - 0411
Cell:  (330) 978 - 8453

Black Mountain Door Expands Sales Territory Support with Addition of Experienced Hollow Metal Door and Frame Representatives

Company Announces Sales Representatives for OH, PA, CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT, CO, MT, UT & WY

Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, USA, May 23, 2013 – To keep pace with the growing demand for its exclusive LaserEdge™ steel door and frame products, Black Mountain Door is pleased to introduce a seasoned team of hollow metal sales representatives for the northwest, midwest and northeast territories.  Black Mountain Door is the exclusive manufacturer of Amweld™, Storm Guard™, and Firedoor™ brand steel doors and frames.

“The response to our recently broadened portfolio of steel doors and frames has been exceptional across our core territories,” said Jason Lisewski, president of Black Mountain Doors.  “We are pleased to add to our team of specialized hollow metal sales representatives.  Each group is well-respected in our industry with proven track records for exceptional customer service and support.  Delivering high standards in customer service, delivery and product quality remains our steadfast focus.  We will continue to expand our support systems to match customer growth in every region.”

Black Mountain Door announces the addition of three new sales representative agencies to bolster customer support and order processing:

OH | west PA

GS Sales & Marketing LLC joins the Black Mountain Door team with over 90+ years of combined door and hardware experience. They will be covering Ohio, Northern West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania. Craig Shanahan AHC, John Guzowski and Ron Tenney look forward to representing Black Mountain Door.

CT | MA | ME | NH | NY | RI | VT

BCS Sales joins the Black Mountain sales team supporting the New England and Upstate New York markets.  Tom and Kim Biondi provide expert advice to the architectural, distribution and end user segments for their individual hollow metal door and frame requirements.  Together, Tom and Kim have over 25 years of experience dedicated to the contract hardware channel.

CO | MT | UT | WY

North Star Sales joins the Black Mountain sales team supporting the western states consisting of Colorado, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. North Star Sales, established in 1996, has over 80 years combined experience in the hollow metal and hardware industry.  North Star Sales is led by Ray Kaleel who has over 35 years of experience in the industry.  North Star Sales also consists of associate representatives including Ron Camp with 10 years of experience, and Gene Marsolek with 35 years of experience.

To reach a sales professional, or to learn more about how Black Mountain Door can add quality to your next construction project, please visit the Company website at www.BlackMountainDoor.com.


About Black Mountain Door

Black Mountain Door, LLC, a Lynn Tilton company, is a high quality American manufacturer of hollow metal doors and frames located in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. The company utilizes a patented laser welding process and advanced metal forming techniques to produce doors of exceptionally high manufacturing standards. Black Mountain Door is the industry’s exclusive producer of top industry proven door brands including Amweld®, Laser-EdgeTM, FiredoorTM, Storm GuardTM, and Tilt’N PlaceTM. For more information please visit www.blackmountaindoor.com.

Black Mountain Door Expands Manufacturing Leadership Team

Alan Delgado Joins as Operations Manager

Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, USA, April 19, 2013 – Black Mountain Door, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of new operations manager, Alan Delgado to its hollow metal manufacturing team.  Alan will lead and oversee manufacturing operations of Black Mountain steel doors and frames at the Mt. Sterling, Kentucky facility. In this role, he will be responsible for productivity, quality, custom products, industrial and manufacturing engineering as well as implementing world-class production initiatives including lean manufacturing.

“Alan is a seasoned operations supervisor with ten years of hollow metal steel door manufacturing experience,” said Jason Lisewski, president of Black Mountain Door.  “Alan’s extensive product knowledge and experience in custom fabrication of metal doors and frames will be a tremendous asset as Black Mountain Door expands our custom hollow metal door offering in 2013.  We are excited to welcome him to our team.”

Prior to joining Black Mountain Door, Alan served as custom line supervisor for Deansteel Manufacturing Company.  While at Deansteel, Alan was responsible for overseeing all hollow metal door and frame production where he strengthened manufacturing expertise through lean and 5-S initiatives.  With his strong organization and operational skills, he also shifted operational protocol to an order-based, just-in-time process to increase focus on custom fabrication and provide exceptional customer service.

Please join us in welcoming Alan to the Black Mountain Door team.

Black Mountain Door Strengthens Hollow Metal Door Manufacturing Team

Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, USA, January 2, 2013 – Black Mountain Door, LLC announces the addition of Tim Jarvis as product manager to its hollow metal manufacturing team.  In this role, he is responsible for supporting world-class production initiatives including efficient set up and scrap reduction, lean manufacturing principles, cellular manufacturing and line efficiency optimization.

“Tim has extensive product knowledge and experience in hollow metal manufacturing,” said Jason Lisewski, president of Black Mountain Door.  “His background in product development, manufacturing and quality assurance will contribute greatly to our commitment and focus on lean manufacturing principles. We are excited to welcome him to our team.”

Tim brings over 20 years of manufacturing experience of hollow metal doors and frames to the Black Mountain manufacturing team.  He joins Black Mountain Door from Deansteel Manufacturing Company and Designer Doors, Inc., where he held plant management roles since 2003.  From 1992 through 2002, Tim served as Vice President and General Manager at Mesker Door, Inc. He began his career in the steel door and frame industry as a Quality Assurance Manager with Amweld Building Products in 1981.

Tim attended Youngstown State University and Kent State University, both based in Ohio.

Black Mountain Door Announces Holiday Production Schedule

Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, USA, December 18, 2012 – Black Mountain Door production will be closed Dec. 24-28 for the holiday and to conduct physical inventory.   Our  customer service representatives will be available to assist customers Dec. 26, 27 and 28. Production will resume on Jan. 2.  On behalf of the entire Black Mountain team, we wish our customers a safe and joyous holiday and a new year of growth and prosperity!

Black Mountain Door Increases Stock Inventory Availability

Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, USA, December 18, 2012 – Black Mountain Door has accelerated build schedules to bolster availability of high quality hollow metal door and frame products to our customers.  Production has been increased to add more than $1.5 million of new stock inventory of their steel doors and frames.  The additional ready-to-ship product is currently available and adds to existing inventory to support immediate supply of stock orders.  Production of current customer orders is also currently one week ahead of schedule.  Black Mountain Door is committed to delivering the highest level of customer service and quality product in the industry. Please contact a sales representative to learn more about tailored customer delivery programs to meet your specific build needs.

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