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ABOUT US

Over 75 Years of Framing and Door Innovations  

American Made Solutions for Architects, Contractors, Construction Firms, and Project Managers

MEET OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM

Our quality metal frames and doors made in Dothan Alabama and Camden Tennessee. Our team is the industry’s gold standard in solving problems.

Ron Shambro

President

EMAIL RON

Diane Drinkwater

Controller

EMAIL DIANE

Ralph Linville

Director, Engineering

EMAIL RALPH

JT Young

Director, Operations

EMAIL JT

Deanne Coleman

Director, Human Resources and Strategy

EMAIL DEANNE

Mark Haavisto

Director, National Sales

EMAIL MARK

James Decker

Director, Regional Sales

EMAIL JAMES

Tracy Jolley

Manager, Regional Sales

EMAIL TRACY

Shawn Reaves

Manager, Inside Sales and Customer Relations

EMAIL SHAWN

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OUR HISTORY

Ternes Steel Company

Dunbarton Door and Entry Systems began its innovative journey over sixty years ago in post-World War II Detroit, Michigan. William A. Ternes established Ternes Steel Company, Dunbarton’s founding company, in 1946 to develop military housing.

Slimfold® Steel Bifold Doors

In 1954 the company began production on the first steel bifold closet door, based on an original design. With the introduction of the Slimfold® door, the small company entered the building products industry — and never looked back.

Location to Dothan, Alabama

In 1972 the company moved to Dothan, Alabama. The move was assisted by key personnel who had seen the company grow into a major U.S. producer of steel closet doors. The location was more convenient for the emerging Southeast and Caribbean markets, and provided excellent transportation and climate advantages. Dunbarton added a new product to its manufacturing processes: the Rediframe® Prefinish Steel Door Frame.

Dunbarton Today

Today, Dunbarton manufactures three building product lines: Rediframe®Prefinished Door Frames, Slimfold® Closet Systems, and Achiever® Entry Systems. Production is located in Dothan, Alabama, and is supported by a nationwide network of distributors and a satellite facility in Camden, Tennessee.

Camden, Tennessee

OUR PARENT COMPANY

Cochener Garvey Capital Partners (formerly CGF Industries), is a Wichita based private equity firm with an investment history of over 50 years. CGCPI invests in companies and people that support and define the everyday world around us.

Dunbarton Corporation has been a flagship asset in a portfolio of businesses owned by CGCPI since 1986.

Cochener Garvey has a long history as a privately owned holding company headquartered in Kansas. Established in its original form as C&G Grain Co. in 1947, the company was founded as a partnership by Ray Garvey, his two sons,Willard and James, and his two sons-in-law, Dick Cochener and George Lincoln.

The company’s initial focus was in agriculture leading to successfully building one of the largest networks of grain processing and storage facilities in the United States. CGCPI has evolved from a holding company (CGF Industries), with diverse operational interests, to a closely held private equity firm.

Board leadership is provided by Donna Cochener, the great granddaughter of Ray H. Garvey.

Cochener Garvey Capital Partners, Inc.
2420 N. Woodlawn, Ste 100
Wichita, Kansas 67220

Phone: 316-691-4500
Fax: 316-691-4545


Email: info@cgcpi.com
Website: www.cgcpi.com

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