4196 Indianola Ave. • Columbus, OH 43214
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The History of Thomas Door Controls

George was a dedicated and tireless worker who was committed to providing the best products and services available. For the first few years, George was a one-man crew working out of his home and the back of a pickup truck. In 1954, as the business grew and larger facilities were needed, the business was moved to it's present location on Indianola Avenue.

In 1960, Jim and Tom Thomas joined their father in the family business. Wanting to expand the company's horizons, George, Jim, and Tom got involved in the manual door and automated entrance industries. Thomas Door Controls was incorporated in 1966 and in 1971, their logo, the circle "T" was registered with the State of Ohio. The Circle "T" logo was firmly attached to the corporation and is recognized throughout Central Ohio as part of the Thomas Door tradition. In 1995, Scott Thomas joined his father, Jim, in the daily operations of the business. In 2005, Jim retired and Scott became the 4th President of Thomas Door.


With over 60 years of experience, Thomas Door Controls remains a competitive player in the door and hardware industry. In it's third generation, the Thomas family is positioned for continued growth and stability. Thomas Door Controls takes pride in the fact that a majority of their employees have been with the company for many years and have played a vital role in their success.


Throughout this web site, you will see the benefits of the products and services provided by Thomas Door Controls. We thank our customers for being with us for the last 60+ years and look forward to growing and expanding our business to continue to meet the needs of our customers for many years to come.