Garaga Mid-America Door is proud to announce that North Central Door Company has joined the Garaga Family

Garaga Mid-America garage doors & North Central Door logos

Ponca City, September 12, 2022 – North Central Door is now part of the Garaga Group, a solid family business celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2023. With 4 manufacturing locations, 2 in the US (Oklahoma and Minnesota) and 2 in Canada, Garaga is positioning itself as an important player to maintain its competitive growth in North America.

Garaga, Mid-America Door and North Central Door share the same core values such as safety, continuous improvement, accountability and teamwork, so we are pleased to welcome them in the Garaga family as we are sure they will contribute to our mutual continued growth”, says Carl Christensen, CFO since 2011 at Garaga Mid-America Door.

Maxime Gendreau, Steve Palmer, President of North Central Door, Michel and Martin Gendreau

Photo: Maxime Gendreau, Steve Palmer, President of North Central Door, Michel and Martin Gendreau

Coexisting and complementary product lines

All jobs at the Ponca City, Oklahoma plant will be retained. As well, Garaga Mid-America Door will maintain its entire product offering. The two American plants offer complementary products in non-insulated and polystyrene insulated garage doors that can coexist very well together. Garaga's Canadian plants are specialized in polyurethane insulated garage doors.

Garaga Mid-America Door stands out in Ponca City

Garaga Inc. was founded by Michel Gendreau in 1983, and now his sons, Martin and Maxime, are co-presidents of the company. With strong momentum, Garaga received the prestigious “Industry of the Year” award last spring from the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce. This coming year, 2023, will be just as special as the company will celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Garaga wants to thank all its Mid-America employees. We’ve learned a lot from them since they’ve joined the Garaga Family in 2018 and now we can say we are very familiar with the garage door market in the United States. We’ve been investing in software innovations at Mid-America Door, and we are happy to say there is a 35% increase in the number of employees since 2018. We are here to stay, keep on growing with our team, and be a part of the Ponca City community” says Maxime Gendreau, co-president of Garaga.

Ponca City - Industry of the Year 2021

About Garaga

Founded in 1983, Garaga is a family‑owned business and an important manufacturer of garage doors (residential, commercial & industrial) in North America. Garaga has 4 manufacturing facilities: Bemidji, MN, Ponca City, OK, Barrie, ON and St‑Georges, QC.