Architectural Entrances

With over 70+ years of expertise, Dawson is a leading manufacturer of high-end, custom-crafted entryways. Offered in both balanced and standard swing configurations, Dawson door products have made monumental first impressions on hundreds of world-class architectural projects. 

Dawson’s success reflects a rich history of craftsmanship, technical expertise, and dedication to collaborating with customers to innovate and bring the biggest of ideas to life. A track record of delivery on time and budget, Dawson stands proudly behind their quality work offering up to (15 years of warranty on all door products).

Dawson employs a team of dedicated engineers utilizing the latest CAD software to draft the finest custom entrances. Superior craftsmanship and quality materials are the hallmarks of Dawson; our engineering staff makes your vision a reality. With Dawson, every detail is attended to including the use of 3D modeling for precise location and preparation of your specified hardware to custom castings and extrusions. Custom design and quality fabrication are what make a door a Dawson Door.

THE DAWSON BALANCED DOOR

A Dawson signature, our industry-leading balanced doors open with ease thanks to a unique dual-pivot and rolling guide mechanism that works to equalize air pressure. Our balanced door products are offered in a variety of configurations, materials, and finishes to achieve your look.

DOOR PRODUCTS:

CUSTOM SERIES

Laser-cut from one sheet of metal to create a seamless door face.

ULTRA NARROW STILE

Tempered glass and narrow vertical stiles combine for a sleek, sophisticated finish.

STANDARD SERIES

Seamless build with brake-formed glass stops at the interior and exterior.

RUGGED SERIES

Our ‘Fixed Flat Glazing’ configuration achieves a smooth result.

ALL GLASS

Full-width rails frame tempered glass for a flawless, unobstructed sightline.

DESIGNER SERIES

A high-quality alternative fit for historic replications, renovations, and restorations.

RETAIL

Laser-cut from single sheets and assembled with a ‘ladder type’ structural internal framework.

ALUMINUM

Offered in clad and non-clad options, aluminum is finished to achieve your desired look.

THRESHOLDS

Custom sizing, material, and finishings combine to match your project specifications.

FULL ADA COMPLIANCE

All Dawson doors comply with the strictest building codes and ADA guidelines. It is a priority of ours to remain up to date with the latest compliances to inform your project. 

Learn more about our accessibility standards.

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING PROCESS


Our craftsmanship, design, and professionalism is unparalleled. From the initial planning stage, you will speak directly to an experienced engineer who will guide you as the project progresses. We have fast, accurate and efficient, on-premise manufacturing in our ISO 9001-certified factory in Jamestown, NY, with precision laser cutting for a truly custom result.

The Dawson approach to engineering is to creatively interact with customers to engineer solutions for their product expectations. This in-house engineering capability and support is ongoing and focuses on improving both process and quality to keep costs competitive for our customers.

Dawson Metal, an ISO certified company, has a record of providing the highest possible quality for the most difficult demanding fabrications and finishes. Customers come back to Dawson because of our success in meeting their quality/value expectations.

Dawson’s highly skilled team of engineers assist in all aspects of manufacturing and customer support. Dawson engineers are attuned to looking for and suggesting ideas to drive customer costs down while maintaining the highest quality. Our engineers will work with the customer in refining the final design as necessary.

Our software includes Solidworks, Pro/Engineer (Creo), AutoCad, Autodesk Inventor, MasterCam, and SigmaNest. From proper product engineering to quality manufacturing, each customer’s dedicated engineer will work diligently to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

SALES INQUIRY

Tell us about your project or business opportunity. Our team would be pleased to answer your most important questions and get your project on track with your timeline.