METRIC DESIGN GUIDE
Duolock, Portland, OR, a division of Alumax, a major U.S. manufacturer of aluminum
products, can make any size metric door (Clem Grant, 800-678-0566).
SW Fleming, CA, MA, PA, SC (William Strong, 800-263-7515).
Howard Industries, FL, has made and can make metric sizes (Bob Voigt/Joe Sixto, 305-
Republic Builders Products, TN (Jim Jackson, 901-352-3383).
Steelcraft Manufacturing Company, OH, has been making metric sizes for export (Bill
Ball/Claude Frederick, 513-745-6400).
Tex Steel Corporation, TX (George Maldonado, 512-423-0912).
Firms producing round-metric-size wood doors:
Eagle Plywood and Door Manufacturing, NJ (Tony Shiffano, 908-769-7650).
Marlite, OH (Donald Sweitzer, 216-343-6621).
Michigan Birch Door, MI, with a minimum of six doors (Roger Eger, 313-949-2020).
Mohawk Flush Doors, PA (Don Enigk, 717-473-3557).
Vancouver Door, WA (Gary Geppert, 206-845-9581).
The largest drywall manufacturers either actively sell metric-size drywall or have the capability
to produce it. Standard metric drywall width is 1 200 mm. Lengths are available in any size.
Thicknesses are 12.7 and 15.9 mm, which correspond to English sizes. Minimum order
quantities apply, but are typically about a truckload, or 700 sheets.
Celotex, FL (George Mitchel, 813-873-4027).
Centex American Gypsum (Lex Dominey, 800-545-6302).
Domtar Gypsum, MI (Jim Hanser/George Shortreed, 313930-4700).