Door Direct was started in 2003 to sell, install, and service its brands of automatic entrance systems to commercial customers in a variety of markets. Horton currently goes to market through a network of independently owned distributors.

Effective Monday, August 15, 2005 Tim and Mary Mohl have completed the transaction to purchase the assets of Door Direct from Horton Automatics and become the new owners. Mary Mohl will acquire 51% of the interest in the new venture and become CEO of the new Corporation. Tim Mohl will be the President of the new Company. Tim, previous to the acquisition served as Vice President of Marketing with Horton Automatics for the past 3 years and has been with Horton in various capacities since 2000.

“The opportunity to represent Horton, a local Corpus Christi company in the South Texas market is a fantastic opportunity to further Horton's strategy to dominate the local market through independent distribution," said Mohl. "Horton's products are sold throughout the world and offer the highest quality solution for most cost effective solution for the commercial customers entrance needs. We are proud to be a part of the Horton family of distributors."

Don Bergman, President of Horton Automatics said, “We are very pleased to welcome Mary and Tim to the family of Horton's independent distributors. Horton has had great success throughout the world over the years going to market through independent distribution. This move further reinforces our commitment to our independent business model upon which Horton's 45 years of growth was built."

Door Direct's new offices are located at 3818 B WOW Road in Corpus Christi, Texas and will service the South Texas market from Rockport over to Laredo and south to Brownsville.