IDAEXPO+ education Session

Sectional Door Track Configuration 101

Tuesday, April 23 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Explanation of the various styles of residential and commercial sectional door track configurations.  ‎


‎Mike Batoff

Garage Doors & Service

Michael Batoff has been working with sectional garage doors and openers since the young age of 13 years old. He has a total of 17 years of experience studying the various ins and outs of how these systems go together. He holds 8 years of experience, owning and operating a garage door sales, service, and installation company in Philadelphia, PA. He enjoys educating others and holds a tremendous amount of passion for the door and access systems industry.  


Ed Hermanns

Merchantville Overhead Door Company

Ed Hermanns is a door industry professional with almost 50 years of experience with his family’s business and is President of Merchantville Overhead Door Company in Camden, NJ.  He has served both IDA & IDEA as a board member and Past President. Ed has supported industry association efforts for decades in many roles within IDA and IDEA. Ed’s work on behalf of IDEA includes authorship of several technician certification programs.  Ed has also been an active volunteer in the fire service in the Camden and Cherry Hill area, filling roles ranging from firefighter to Captain and training instructor and is currently a Licensed New Jersey State Fire Inspector.