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News Releases

Mike Schweiss inducted into Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame
FAIRFAX, Minn., May 2, 2024 – The concept of human flight is virtually as old as humankind. Ever since man first walked the earth, he has dreamed of ascending above it. Mike Schweiss, founder of Schweiss Doors in Hector, Minn., fulfilled a piece of those dreams with his first solo flight behind the controls of a Cessna 172 in 1991. Although he continued to fly after earning his license, Mike was sidetracked with an occupation that gave a distinct boost to the world of aviation.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors founder to be inducted into Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame
FAIRFAX, Minn., January 30, 2024 – Mike Schweiss, founder and owner of Schweiss Doors, will be inducted into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame at a ceremony in April.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors introduces capability to operate hydraulic doors without electricity
FAIRFAX, Minn., January 16, 2024 – The new compact, cordless drill-operated hydraulic pump from Schweiss Doors, will open and close the hydraulic door (up to 24 feet by 12 feet) on your mobile container, food truck, show booth or storage unit quickly and easily with any cordless drill or by hand.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors erects manufacturing building to showcase new doors
FAIRFAX, Minn., April 4, 2023 – Schweiss Doors, the premier manufacturer of hydraulic and bifold liftstrap doors, erected a new manufacturing facility which will also serve as a showcase for the company’s new “free-standing” header frames.  View Complete Article

Open doors directly from the new Schweiss phone app
FAIRFAX, Minn., August 12, 2021 – Schweiss SMART Doors allows users to remotely connect to and manage buildings or hangars inside and out whether they are at home, at the farm, on the road or even in an aircraft cockpit, with the Smartphone app.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors introduces Superstructure, Triple-Leg Stand-Alone Hydraulic Door Design
FAIRFAX, Minn., February 10, 2020 – The new Superstructure Triple-Leg Stand-Alone Door design from Schweiss Doors is truly one of a kind. This trailblazing tripod leg design transfers the door weight to the footings that support the hydraulic door, eliminating the need for additional side columns from the building manufacturer, offering a significant building cost reduction.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors rolls out updated brochure on bifold doors

FAIRFAX, Minn., May 26, 2020 – Schweiss Doors has published a new brochure designed to help contractors, architects and building owners make the best decisions when it comes to bifold and hydraulic doors for their projects. View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors updates installation/delivery truck
FAIRFAX, Minn., April 11, 2019 – Schweiss Doors has manufactured a new-design utility box for its bifold and hydraulic door installers to use at the jobsite to improve the installation process.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors introduces new greaseable bifold and hydraulic door hinges
FAIRFAX, Minn., January 9, 2018 – Schweiss Doors didn’t just wrap its head around heavy-duty bifold door hinges, the company went a step further and engineered a robust, user-friendly, greaseable hinge with a removable hinge pin.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors founder Mike Schweiss featured in news piece on Minneapolis television station
FAIRFAX, Minn., October 11, 2017 – Mike Schweiss, founder and owner of Schweiss Doors, was recently featured in a television news feature titled, “Small Town Minnesota Door Business Goes Galactic.”  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors now offers quick, easy ‘Splice Connections’
FAIRFAX, Minn., May 4, 2017 – Schweiss Doors is proud to announce the invention of its new hydraulic door Splice Connection system. Schweiss engineers came up with this one-of-a-kind Splice Connection that allows the doors to be broken down, shipped and easily assembled at a fraction of the cost.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors introduces automatic hydraulic door wind pin
Innovative wind pin resets with the push of a button.
FAIRFAX, Minn., August 3, 2016 – Structural design of Schweiss Doors hydraulic doors now includes the application of hydraulic wind pins. View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors engineers easy-to-grease wrap-around hinge
Industry leader also introduces “spherical” bearings, better door insulation
HECTOR, Minn., November 16, 2015 – The engineering team at Schweiss Doors has developed an easy-to-grease hinge for its hydraulic doors.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors introduces new strap latch system
Innovative straps now latch bi-fold doors as well as lift
HECTOR, Minn., October 8, 2015 – Schweiss Doors has introduced what the company considers a major breakthrough in the bi-fold door industry with its new Automatic Strap Latch. The Automatic Strap Latch is a totally functional and simple strap latch system that provides an “all-strap” and “only-strap” bi-fold door.   View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors adds 20,000 square feet of factory space
Expansion necessitated by innovative products for different markets
FAIRFAX, Minn., June 2, 2015 – Schweiss Doors, a leading manufacturer and installer of liftstrap bifold doors, powerful one-piece hydraulic doors and unique designer doors, has built and opened a new state-of-the-art factory electrical facility.  View Complete Article

Schweiss Doors introduces a 'Build Your Own' package
HECTOR, Minn., April 16, 2015 – For those willing to do some work to save some money, Schweiss Doors has developed a Build Your Own Door Kit. Customers willing to weld their own steel doorframes may purchase the company’s properly sized major hydraulic door components.  View Complete Article